1. 2012 MLB: The Year the Biggest Rivalry in Sports Goes West

    Although it's hard to call any year in baseball better or worse than another, I think we can all agree that in terms of eventfulness, 2012 has to rank as one of the best ever...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about 2 years ago 139 reads 0 comments

  2. San Francisco Giants: A Tale of 2 Teams and the Split That Separates Them

    Naturally, this sort of dichotomy would reach its peak after a series in the high-altitude bang-box known as Coors Field, but the 2012 San Francisco Giants have found two entirely different teams playing their home and away games...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 2,034 reads 5 comments

  3. Brandon Belt Emerging as One of San Francisco Giants' Best Hitters

    To say that it has been a bumpy road for the young Brandon Belt is an understatement. By this point, most of us are well aware of the never ending stream of "controversy" that seems to follow everything that happens to him ...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 3,586 reads 10 comments

  4. San Francisco Giants Offense Getting It Done Without Any Help from the Long Ball

    Since 2009, the San Francisco Giants have enjoyed quite a little turnaround, featuring four consecutive seasons of solid records, exciting baseball, playoff races and a home atmosphere that rivals none...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 1,190 reads 5 comments

  5. Pablo Sandoval's Return Completes Rejuvenation of San Francisco Giants Offense

    Since the legendary Barry Bonds left, the Giants have forsaken offense in favor of exquisite defense and impeccable pitching...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 1,304 reads 7 comments

  6. MLB: Ranking the Best Players After the All-Star Break

    While the All-Star break might not be the literal halfway point of the MLB season, it does act as the bridge between what are commonly referred to as the first and second halves...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 6,002 reads 47 comments

  7. San Francisco Giants: Top 10 Who Will Make or Break 2nd Half

    Although it seems tough to match the excitement and intrigue of the first half, the Giants are looking to continue their already extremely memorable season in grand form...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 564 reads 2 comments

  8. San Francisco Giants: The Lineup Bruce Bochy Should Be Writing

    Simply put, managers are scapegoats . Teams need someone to take the heat that goes with disappointing hordes of fans and that person is the manager...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 1,538 reads 11 comments

  9. Tim Lincecum: Taking a Deeper Look at His Start Against the Oakland A's

    It seems as if every time The Freak takes the mound this year, the Giants community spends the following several days desperately trying to figure out what the hell happened...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 560 reads 3 comments

  10. San Francisco Giants: 5 Differences to Expect before July

    As summer starts and July gets closer and closer, teams are getting a better idea of who they are and what they are trying to accomplish for the season...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 1,618 reads 6 comments

  11. San Francisco Giants Say Enough Is Enough by Demoting Brett Pill

    Well, it looks like that day has finally come, and after going 0-for-3 in Friday night's shutout, long-time minor league first baseman Brett Pill finally returns from whence he came, Triple-A Fresno...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 290 reads 8 comments

  12. San Francisco Giants Show Promise in Close Defeat Against Miami

    Well every loss definitely hurts, but that one actually didn't feel too bad, all things considered. The Giants played well and what's more is that deadbeat, anchor of an offense we're always ragging on is actually somehow...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 370 reads 15 comments

  13. San Francisco Giants: Reassesing the Carlos Beltran/Zach Wheeler Trade

    I know it's always a little unfair to judge a trade in the hindsight of the following season, but it's naive to think that the trade isn't still affecting the Giants ...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 856 reads 23 comments

  14. San Francisco Giants: The 5 Biggest Concerns in the Bullpen

    Back in the offseason, Giants general manager Brian Sabean had 99 problems to fix, but the bullpen wasn't one of them as Sabean even had enough extra depth to trade away one of last year's standouts, Ramon Ramirez...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 854 reads 7 comments

  15. Pablo Sandoval Injury: How the San Francisco Giants Will Cope with the Setback

    You know what's always a good way to end a team-wide offensive slump? Losing your best hitter...yeah, seriously though, things just went from bad to much, much worse when the Giants ...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 618 reads 0 comments

  16. San Francisco Giants: Checking Up on 2011's Draft Class

    With the San Francisco Giants ' recent success, the organization has unfortunately paid the price in high draft picks as we the fans pay the price in increased ticket prices...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 2,435 reads 6 comments

  17. San Francisco Giants: Making Sense of the Split Lineups

    If I had to describe Bruce Bochy's managing style in one word it would be "involved," and that's not just because "veteran fetish" is two words...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 885 reads 7 comments

  18. San Francisco Giants: Why Isn't Belt Starting Ballgames?

    I'm not going to lie, I'm writing this in a state that is inadvisable for writing. As Virginia Woolf illustrates in her essay about writing called "A Room of One's Own", there is ...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 1,990 reads 23 comments

  19. Are Tim Lincecum and Buster Posey Next Up on the Giants for Contract Extensions?

    After handing out over $150 million worth in contract extensions to key pitchers, Matt Cain and Madison Bumgarner, it appears that locking up young talent is going to be a trend for Brian Sabean...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 1,017 reads 0 comments

  20. MLB: Power Ranking the All-Star Division Teams

    While everybody loves to see their favorite teams fight it out on rankings for on-paper roster supremacy, only a handful of teams really have good enough rosters to satisfy their fans with a generous ranking...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 383 reads 1 comments

  21. NL West: The Two Biggest Factors That Will Decide the Winner

    Like last season, the 2012 NL West title will most likely be a two-way race between 2011’s unlikely victors, the Arizona Diamondbacks, and 2010’s equally surprising World Champions, the San Francisco Giants...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 2 years ago 71 reads 0 comments

  22. San Francisco Giants Need Young Bats to Step Up in 2010

    The Giants entered the 2009/2010 offseason with a familiar goal: Bolster a putrid offense. On the brink of serious contention, however, this year appears to have increased stakes: If the Giants ...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about 5 years ago 2,138 reads 2 comments

  23. San Francisco Giants: Exploring Cleanup Options For 2010

    First, I would just like to say that I'm not packing it in for the season because we lost to the Dodgers...twice. I'm just looking ahead a little, so I can temporarily not look at the present (just temporarily, I still have faith)...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 5 years ago 842 reads 14 comments

  24. San Francisco Giants Need to Improve Their Plate Discipline

    After 23 innings of playing against the Pittsburgh Pirates who would have guessed that a team with the third best record in the National League would have scored one total run...

    Greg Geitner Written by Greg Geitner about over 5 years ago 58 reads 1 comments