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    July 30, 2013

    Brian Wilson: A Requiem

    Finding wisdom in a Tom Cruise film about men specializing in the art of synchronized drink-pouring is a bit like spotting a $20 bill underneath a dumpster. But, lo, there it is: "Everything ends badly, otherwise it wouldn't end."So, the relationship between the San Francisco Giants and eccentric re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Jose Reyes to Giants? Don't Count on it.

    The man everybody wants...​It's no wonder rumors are burning that the Giants are conniving to obtain scintillating Mets shortstop Jose Reyes. San Francisco's offense is providing writers with a rare opportunity to use the word "flaccid" in a non-sexual context. Meanwhile, erstwhile Giants shortsto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Ryan Vogelsong Poised to Make History. Sort of.

    Ready for the win column?​For Giants fans of a certain vintage, the name Ryan Vogelsong evokes a particular kind of nostalgia. There are the hazy memories of a promising player who never amounted to much, moved along, and continued to never amount to much. Think Randy Bockus, Eric Gunderson, or Je ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    When it Comes to Trade Deadline Sluggers, Ryan Garko Is About as Big as the Giants Go

    Ryan Garko is not supernatural -- but, then, who is?​Moments after the San Francisco Giants obtained first baseman Ryan Garko in exchange for a Single-A pitcher 99 percent of the team's fans had never heard of, the Internet critiques came in two flavors: No. 1 -- Ryan Garko ain't all that. No. 2 - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    Will Ghost of Atlee Hammaker (Who Isn't Dead Yet) Haunt Tim Lincecum?

    Redrum...redrum...redrum...As we wrote on opening day, San Francisco Giants fans have been all too well trained to listen for that other shoe to drop. A team that has never brought a championship trophy back to this city has subtly taught us that every joyous moment will be eventually ameliorated by ... More >>

  • News

    June 7, 2006

    Most Valuable Teammate

    What team more than the Giants needs a morale booster and respectful team player? They got one in Mark Sweeney.

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    May 11, 2005
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    June 19, 2002
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