1. San Francisco Giants Positional Breakdown: Left Field

    There is a specter that haunts left field in San Francisco. It is the same that lurks at shortstop in Camden Yards. And occupies right field in San Diego (also every hometown buffet in the greater San Diego area) Replacing a legend is no easy task...

    Jason Hoover Written by Jason Hoover about almost 3 years ago 1,253 reads 9 comments

  2. San Francisco Giants Positional Breakdown: Right Field

    "I'm afraid all of those players have retired and, uh... passed on. In fact, your right-fielder has been dead for a hundred and thirty years." -Smithers "The Simpsons" (Homer at the Bat) Sprawled out on the grass...

    Jason Hoover Written by Jason Hoover about almost 3 years ago 450 reads 4 comments

  3. San Francisco Giants: Best Moves Ever Made by Brian Sabean, by Position

    Brian Sabean has been called a lot of things during his tenure with the San Francisco Giants: "The Grinch." "The Tire Kicker." "God-%&*# Sabean. " "The Hawaiian Shirted Dracula...

    Jason Hoover Written by Jason Hoover about almost 3 years ago 1,381 reads 11 comments

  4. San Francisco Giants Positional Breakdown: Third Base

    "Buenos dias mi gente , hoy programa de cardio , seguido por estiramiento y un masaje...Vamooos Arriba mi gente que es un nuevo dia" - Pablo Sandoval ( KFP48 ) on Twitter...

    Jason Hoover Written by Jason Hoover about almost 3 years ago 1,072 reads 7 comments

  5. Jim Harbaugh's Impact on the Culture of the San Francisco 49ers

    Sports and the NFL in particular have a way of creating lasting images of our heroes: memories so vivid and iconic that we can instantly recall them...

    Jason Hoover Written by Jason Hoover about almost 3 years ago 806 reads 0 comments

  6. San Francisco Giants Positional Breakdown: First Base

    "He's going to have to come in ready. He's going to have to come in and pull more weight" —Brian Sabean speaking on Aubrey Huff In hindsight perhaps the words "more" and "weight" weren't the best choices...

    Jason Hoover Written by Jason Hoover about almost 3 years ago 923 reads 16 comments

  7. San Francisco Giants Positional Breakdown: 2nd Base

    "And it appears Freddy Sanchez is hurt." You could put pretty solid odds on hearing that quote at least once this upcoming season. Sanchez's games played totals over the last three years paint a pretty clear picture...

    Jason Hoover Written by Jason Hoover about almost 3 years ago 464 reads 4 comments

  8. Comparing Alex Smith to Trent Dilfer Is Inaccurate

    Stop comparing Alex Smith to Trent Dilfer. It's not accurate. Not even close, really. Trent Dilfer's 2000 season with the Baltimore Ravens has become emblematic. If an NFL quarterback is doing *just* enough to win, he is Dilfer...

    Jason Hoover Written by Jason Hoover about almost 3 years ago 1,394 reads 8 comments

  9. San Francisco Giants Positional Break Down: Shortstop

    "If Brandon Crawford can hit .240 the Giants will be fine." I actually heard this quote a few weeks back and shuddered at the truth behind it. The Giants haven't had a good shortstop since Rich Aurilia...

    Jason Hoover Written by Jason Hoover about almost 3 years ago 937 reads 14 comments

  10. Peyton Manning: Rumors of No. 18's Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

    Peyton Manning is having a Huck Finn moment. He is attending his own funeral. Watching the mourners bury his career in the ground. Hearing the eulogies of how important he was to everyone...

    Jason Hoover Written by Jason Hoover about almost 3 years ago 3,959 reads 2 comments