1. Left Out: The Candidates and Their Chances for the Giants Left Field Spot

    For 15 years, Giants managers were blessed with one of the easiest lineup decisions in history—putting Barry Bonds in left field...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 3 years ago 961 reads 8 comments

  2. It's Opening Day, and the Gates Are Now Open...

    And the first guy in line is way into it, decked out in full uniform. He says he's on the team. Says "Bruce" has him in the starting rotation. But you have it on good authority that someone named Bruce does not want this guy in the park...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 3 years ago 26 reads 0 comments

  3. MLB's Tale of Two Cities: Can the 2011 A's Repeat the Giants' Season of 2010?

    A vaunted homegrown pitching staff. A very strong bullpen led by an All-Star closer. A franchise player behind the plate. A balanced mix of young guys and veterans. Low expectations...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 3 years ago 1,053 reads 5 comments

  4. Hit or Miss: Examining the San Francisco Giants' Non-Roster Hitters

    A couple days ago, I took a look at the Giants' non-roster pitchers that they invited to Spring Training, mainly because I believe that the lack of pitching depth is one of the biggest Achilles' heels of this team...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about almost 4 years ago 1,517 reads 11 comments

  5. Pitch Or Go Home: Examining The Giants' Non-Roster Pitching Invitees

    Spring Training is a time for hitters to get back into the swing of things, for pitchers to shake off the rust and for coaches and managers to figure out what their strategy for the upcoming year is going to be...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about almost 4 years ago 2,270 reads 5 comments

  6. Starting 6: Why the San Francisco Giants Need To Address Rotation Depth

    When pitchers and catchers report next month, the San Francisco Giants will still be world champions. And they will still be the defending champs for at least the next 11 months, which is comforting for all of us Giants fans...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about almost 4 years ago 2,198 reads 12 comments

  7. San Francisco Giants, World Series Champions: SWOT Team 2010, Revisited

    At the beginning of the 2010 season, there were very few people in this world who could have predicted that the Giants would beat the Rangers in the World Series. But it happened...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about almost 4 years ago 1,823 reads 4 comments

  8. San Francisco Giants, Torture No More: First World Series Win Since 1954

    When it came down to the games that mattered most in 2010, the San Francisco Giants didn't torture their fans at all. In fact, it seems that every time there was a must-win game, the Giants won it handily...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about almost 4 years ago 444 reads 0 comments

  9. Out at the Plate: Glenn Burke's Baseball Legacy Transcends Gay-Straight Barrier

    On Wednesday, the San Francisco Giants will be taking the field against the Texas Rangers in the 106th edition of baseball's World Series...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about almost 4 years ago 696 reads 0 comments

  10. World Series 2010: San Francisco Completes Somewhat-Likely Playoff Run

    ***First of all, I'd like to apologize for my sabbatical from you, my fellow Giants fans. Apparently graduating from college isn't as easy as it looks, and they usually save the best stuff for your last semester...

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  11. Rap it Up: Tony Bruno Finally Jumps to Bay Area for Sunday Night Rap

    Tony Bruno has been flirting with the Bay Area for a long time. In fact, it has been 15 years since Bruno first appeared on "The Gary Radnich Show." That's twice as long as a common law marriage...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about 4 years ago 314 reads 0 comments

  12. San Francisco Giants' Package Deal: Keeping Aubrey Huff, Pat Burrell Makes Sense

    Both Aubrey Huff and Pat Burrell had 2009s worth forgetting. Huff had the worst year of his career, batting .241, hitting only 15 home runs and racking up 85 RBI between Baltimore and Detroit ...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about 4 years ago 4,682 reads 25 comments

  13. Bipolar San Francisco Giants Still Pushing Towards Playoffs, Fans Reap Benefits

    For the entirety of the San Francisco Giants 2010 season, there has been an air of inconsistency that can only be described as Duane Kuiper has: torture. The team itself had a real good April (...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about 4 years ago 538 reads 12 comments

  14. No Way, José: Guillen the Black Sheep of the 2010 Giants' Free Agents

    San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean has had his share of criticisms over the years, so manifold that it would take too long to list them all here...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about 4 years ago 3,522 reads 22 comments

  15. Hazard Pay: Injuries Dictating Giants' Trade Market

    The San Francisco Giants sit in second place in the National League West, and atop the NL Wild Card race as well...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about 4 years ago 2,266 reads 6 comments

  16. Down on the Farm: Flying Squirrels Begin To Break out Bats

    When you take a look at the Giants organization, from top to bottom, they're arguably one of the best in baseball. In fact, in 2009, they were the best in terms of overall organizational record...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 2,875 reads 10 comments

  17. Three Up, Three Down: San Francisco Giants Stock at the Break

    San Francisco fans, put your feet up, your rally caps down, and exhale. The Giants started the arduous last leg of their journey to the All-Star Break almost three weeks ago, and if the players can take a break, then so can the fans...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 2,540 reads 23 comments

  18. Ripple Effect: Bengie Molina Move Affects More Than Buster Posey

    The Big Money Molina era is officially over. The Gerald D. Posey era is finally dawning. *Dance break* Since the beginning of this season, Giants fans have been waiting for this day...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 1,092 reads 1 comments

  19. Tim Lincecum vs. Roy Oswalt: Now a Classic Showdown

    Two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum has started 104 games in his career. In those 104 games, eight have been against the Houston Astros. And in those eight games, Lincecum has faced off against long-time Astros ace Roy Oswalt six times...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 866 reads 1 comments

  20. Power Surge: Giants Aim To Continue Slugging Their Way to Top of NL West

    **First of all, this is the first time I' ve had the chance to write an article in a while. An electrical fire took out the internet to my building for the past week. But the show must go on...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 2,134 reads 7 comments

  21. Scrapheap Saviors: Brian Sabean's Moves Keep Giants in Title Contention

    If you talk to any Giants fan this year, they'll probably talk to you about Aaron Rowand's dismal slump, the equally underwhelming season by Bengie Molina, and the slight concern about ...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 4,104 reads 29 comments

  22. Vacation Chronicles: From West To East, Part IV (DC/Draft Edition)

    Usually, as the weather starts to warm up around the country, so does baseball season. Division races become a little more solid, and the cream of the crop is starting to rise above the bottom of the barrel...

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  23. Slump-Dog Millionaires: Giants' Molina and Rowand Earn Last Night's Paycheck

    So far in 2010, we're beginning to see why the San Francisco Giants have earned their new tag line. In case you haven't heard Giants announcer Duane Kuiper say it, he sums up the season in the following sentence...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 619 reads 5 comments

  24. Beating Boredom: Why the San Francisco Giants (and Baseball) Are So Hard to Like

    When it comes to the major sports, baseball is, without a doubt, one of the least exciting games to watch. As a lifelong baseball fan, I object to this because I know how complicated ...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 1,443 reads 11 comments

  25. A Giant Pain: San Francisco Lineups Dictated by Disabled List

    For all of the grief that Giants fans give to general manager Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy, there is one factor that has dictated the decision-making of those two more than anything else: the disabled list...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 4 years ago 802 reads 4 comments