Brian Sabean just signed a 37-year-old shortstop to a three-year contract. What was he thinking? A look at age, salaries and a couple of Francos.
The offseason officially gets underway, as the first free agent switches teams.
Well, the Giants have done it again this year
They came up short at the very end
I said, the Giants went and did it again this year
Came up short at the very end
Now, you hear what I say, my Giants’ fans
Sorrow and pain be our only friends
Taking a look at Saturday’s games, including two wild division clinchers.
Aaron gears up for the final weekend of the season.
From the hitter’s haven in Colorado to a couple of pitcher’s paradises on the West Coast, Aaron takes a look at how the ballparks around baseball have played this year.
Aaron takes a look at the top performers of the second half and complains again about the illogical nature of the All-Star process.
Guest columnist Bill James has his own take on the Ichiro record quest.
It’s been 40 years now, and Steve is completely over his bitterness and frustration over how his Giants handled the “problem” of too many Hall of Fame bats on one roster. Okay, maybe not quite.
While pitching depth might carry a team in the regular season, front-line talent is crucial in the playoffs. Aaron examines each contender’s postseason pitching staff for clues about who might be best suited for success in October.
Aaron gets caught up on the news from the weekend.
Aaron talks disappearing walk rates, swinging and missing, and the seemingly mysterious nature of park factors.
Aaron talks predictions that are looking good and mainstream writers who are looking bad.
San Francisco GM Brian Sabean has completely remodeled his roster since the Giants lost to Anaheim in the 2002 World Series. Can the new group get the greatest player of this generation back to the World Series? John Perricone examines.
Aaron looks back at what happened in the first-half, with an eye towards what might happen in the second.
Join Aaron, Larry, Studes, Craig, Vinay, Lee and Bryan as they watch the All-Star game.
Steve takes a look at the Giants’ 2004 season at the midway point, assessing how they’ve answered the Five Questions he posed in the spring.
What exactly is an All-Star, anyway? Aaron tackles the yearly question, and then gives his picks for the AL and NL teams.
Aaron crunches the numbers from this week’s draft and finds some things that might surprise you.
Dave looks at this year’s managers, and how often they use their favorite strategies.