1. Bruce Bochy's Bad Managing Costs Tim Lincecum and the San Francisco Giants Again

    If you want to know why the San Francisco Giants are barely a .500 team, you don't need to look any further then the sixth inning in the Giants' 7-6 loss Friday night to the Miami Marlins...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about 2 years ago 1,264 reads 11 comments

  2. San Francisco Giants: How to Fix Their Hitting Woes

    Lately the Giants have been hitting much better. Not coincidentally, they have also been winning more games. Prior to yesterday's loss to the Milwaukee Brewers , the Giants had won eight of their last 11...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about 2 years ago 930 reads 18 comments

  3. San Francisco Giants Skipper Bruce Bochy Is a Terrible Manager: Here's Why

    Nice win for the San Francisco Giants tonight, who appear to be getting hot. Now, if the Los Angeles Dodgers would just cool off a bit; I've felt all season that the Dodgers ...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about 2 years ago 745 reads 21 comments

  4. Tim Lincecum: San Francisco Giants Pitcher Continues To Pull the Team Down

    So, here we are on May 21st. The MLB season is almost seven weeks old. The San Francisco Giants have played over a quarter of their season. Some trends are starting to make themselves apparent...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about 2 years ago 1,651 reads 19 comments

  5. San Francisco Giants Should Yank Angel Pagan out of Center Field

    OK, since everyone has been accusing me of being so negative, I'll start with the positive about tonight's game. Tim Lincecum looked like his old self again tonight...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about 2 years ago 940 reads 26 comments

  6. San Francisco Giants: Who Giants Need to Dump and Who They Need to Sign in 2013

    I was doing one of my favorite things today—looking through Cots Contracts—and it occurred to me that the San Francisco Giants will have the opportunity to greatly improve themselves through free agency in 2013 and beyond...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about 2 years ago 2,552 reads 23 comments

  7. San Francisco Giants: Changes That Need to Happen Now

    Tonight Matt Cain reminded his Giants teammates how to play the game of baseball. Unfortunately, unless Bruce Bochy plans to bat him cleanup starting with tomorrow's series finale in Arizona, the Giants are still in trouble...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about 2 years ago 1,462 reads 8 comments

  8. Your Team is Struggling? San Francisco Giants to the Rescue

    After watching another pathetic performance by the San Francisco Giants , one that almost put me asleep, I had a thought. This team might not be doing itself much good right now, but boy it's been good to its opponents...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about 2 years ago 822 reads 8 comments

  9. Los Angeles Dodgers Voice Vin Scully Rips San Francisco Giants Hitting

    When the San Francisco Giants play the Los Angeles Dodgers and I watch the games on MLB .TV here at home in Thailand, I have a choice of what broadcast to listen to...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about 2 years ago 703 reads 35 comments

  10. San Francisco Giants' Pennant Hopes Could Be Derailed by an Atrocious Defense

    The only thing I hate more in this world than the San Francisco Giants losing to the Los Angeles Dodgers is the Giants being blown out and embarrassed by the Dodgers...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about 2 years ago 517 reads 19 comments

  11. MLB: San Francisco Giants Hitting Is Worse Now Than It Was in 2011

    This headline might make you say "impossible, there's no way the San Francisco Giants hitting could be worse than 2011. After all, they did set historical lows in many departments...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about 2 years ago 552 reads 13 comments

  12. San Francisco Giants Need to Sign Tim Lincecum Now, or the Dodgers Might

    I saw an article by Jim Bowden of ESPN about players that teams need to sign to extensions. He left off a very big one, our own Tim Lincecum . Lincecum is signed through 2013. In 2014 he will become a free agent...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about 2 years ago 1,299 reads 31 comments

  13. Why the San Francisco Giants Need Heath Hembree in and Jeremy Affeldt out

    The San Francisco Giants are off to a 12-10 start after the first 22 games. For the most part, their offense has been as advertised. Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval, Melky Cabrera, Nate Schierholtz and Emmanuel Burris have all contributed offensively...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about 2 years ago 4,061 reads 36 comments

  14. MLB San Francisco Giants: Confessions of a Lifelong Fan and Bruce Bochy's Demise

    San Francisco Giants fans, I have a confession to make and I really need to get it off my chest. Ready? Here it is. At one point last season, I was actually rooting against my team to make it to the playoffs...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about almost 3 years ago 612 reads 25 comments

  15. San Francisco Giants: Manager Bruce Bochy "Botches" Another One

    Bruce Bochy is consistent, you have to give him that. The San Francisco Giants manager seems to be getting worse before he gets better. A couple of days ago my esteemed colleague Barry Shiller wrote this piece about Bruce Bochy's blind spots...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about almost 3 years ago 838 reads 14 comments

  16. Michael Vick: Philadelphia Eagles' $100 Million Contract Sends Wrong Message

    Michael Vick , Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, signed a $100 million contract extension a few days ago, with $40 million of it guaranteed. I believe it sends the wrong message, and here's why...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about almost 3 years ago 1,403 reads 63 comments

  17. San Francisco Giants Should Fire Bruce Bochy After the Season

    Tonight's game was an excellent example of why the San Francisco Giants need a new manager. Bruce Bochy showed once again that his judgement in flawed when it comes to when to leave pitchers in and when to take them out...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about almost 3 years ago 1,440 reads 54 comments

  18. San Francisco Giants: Win over the Diamondbacks Gives the Giants Real Hope

    Tonight, the Giants made a statement in their 6-2 win over the first-place Arizona Diamondbacks : They're not going away quietly...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about almost 3 years ago 185 reads 4 comments

  19. San Francisco Giants: 12 Giants Who Need to Be Eliminated After This Season

    The San Francisco Giants' season is winding down and the result doesn't look nearly as rosy as how last year turned out. But there is a lot of hope for the future Giants fans...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about almost 3 years ago 1,045 reads 12 comments

  20. San Francisco Giants: Is It Time To Make Those October Vacation Plans?

    Bruce Bochy called tonight's game the "low point of the season." With so many low points I wouldn't know where to start if I were him. Buster Posey's injury was a "low point." So was Freddy Sanchez's injury...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about almost 3 years ago 286 reads 8 comments

  21. San Francisco Giants: Time to Blow Up the Whole Thing Before It's Too Late

    Tonight the San Francisco Giants won their second game in a row. Doesn't sound that impressive does it? Especially considering you're talking about the defending World Series champs...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about almost 3 years ago 689 reads 26 comments

  22. San Francisco Giants: 5 Keys to Make the Postseason

    For the Giants and their fans to have a chance to relive the glory of last October and November, a number of things have to change...

    Bruce Friedman Written by Bruce Friedman about almost 3 years ago 296 reads 2 comments