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Raising Matt Cain · 1w ago

Angst

   We've had it before, and we'll probably have it again.  The Giants had a horrible, horrible, awful season.  There were a lot of reasons.  But then the Giants-less post season came along, ...
Raising Matt Cain · 1W ago

Plus ça change . . .

The Giants hired a new pitching coach. Southpaw Curt Young played 11 years in the bigs (1983-1993) and was both a starter and a reliever. He'll be 58 in April. Dave Righetti, the man he repl...
Raising Matt Cain · 2W ago

Astros Prevail

Game Seven was an anti-climax after a gripping Series. I was sure LA had the momentum after the win yesterday but Houston had their own thing going on and got it done on the road. The Giants...
Raising Matt Cain · 4W ago

And Then There Were Two

The Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers make an intriguing match-up for the World Series. The Astros have historically great hitting; the Dodgers have historically great pitching. The...
Raising Matt Cain · 1M ago

Heads start rolling

This being the Giants, where loyalty is generally rewarded, the heads rolled upstairs instead of out in the street. But we had to know there would be a shake-up. I suppose the biggest questi...
Raising Matt Cain · 1M ago

It's all about the pitching

Raising Matt Cain · 1M ago

The Final Four

The New York Yankees are in Texas to open the ALCS with the Houston Astros. These are two evenly matched teams and it ought to be a close contest. The Astros have the home field and I suppos...
Raising Matt Cain · 1M ago

Tournament Time

The final field is set for the championship chase with Boston at Houston and New York at Cleveland tonight, and with Arizona at Los Angeles and Chicago at Washington tomorrow. I see that the...
Raising Matt Cain · 1M ago

9th inning: 8-10

1st inning: 6-122nd inning: 6-123rd inning: 10-84th inning: 4-145th inning: 8-106th inning: 7-117th inning: 9-98th inning: 6-129th inning: 8-10The final tally for 2017 is 64-98 (.395), 40 ga...
Raising Matt Cain · 1M ago

64 and Done

SD 4 SF 5 Well, this cesspool of a season is finally over and the amount of happiness that gives me is quite disturbing.  Today ended with the flash of a walk off homer ( by Pablo Sando...