1. Vacation Post #3: Thank You to Boston Sports Fans

    I would like to extend my thanks to the city of Boston. Although I spent a grand total of nineteen hours in the city, I feel like I owe the citizens of Boston my gratitude for what I experienced in such a short time...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 244 reads 1 comments

  2. Vacation Post #2: Thoughts About Yankee Stadium

    Today, I spent the day walking around Central Park, visiting museums, and taking in New York City. But as the sun started to go down, and we drove towards the Bronx, the anticipation started to build...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 343 reads 0 comments

  3. From West to East Vacation Post No. 1: Arrived in New York

    After growing up in the Bay Area, cheering for Bay Area teams, being a Bay Area sports fan, I get the feeling I'm in for a big change. I'm on my way to my summer vacation: a week in New York and a weekend in Boston...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 305 reads 0 comments

  4. Dontrelle Willis Vs. Barry Zito: Who's The Bigger Bust Of 2008?

    With the season-long hubbub about the overpaid, underperforming Barry Zito, and the supposed "downfall" of the third-place Giants, a lot of attention has been deflected from an intriguingly similar situation in Detroit...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 646 reads 13 comments

  5. Barry Zito: For What it's Worth

    I've heard a lot of talk about people ripping Barry Zito as being considered the "Ace" of the rotation. Everyone knows that Lincecum and Sanchez are pitching the best out of the starters right now, and that Lincecum IS in fact, the real ace of the team..

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 463 reads 3 comments

  6. MLB All-Star Game: San Francisco Giants Stars Need Fan Support

    The Giants deserve All-Stars. But, given their record, they won't get them. It's a flawed system that puts sway on the game (World Series advantage), but doesn't have a fair election process...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 623 reads 5 comments

  7. San Francisco Giants: Evaluating The Rookies

    This season has been about the Giants and their rebuilding process: the influx of youth and the exodus of old faces. Those who are gone: Steve Kline, Pedro Feliz, Ryan Klesko, and Barry Bonds...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 561 reads 2 comments

  8. Four Reasons the San Francisco Giants Are Alive and Kicking

    The Giants are hot right now. You might look at the record and see that they're finishing up a 5-3 road trip, but they're hot. It's not just Bengie Molina, Aaron Rowand, Randy Winn, and Ray Durham...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 253 reads 1 comments

  9. Giants-Marlins: Barry Zito Earns the Win

    We've figured it out. If Barry Zito wants to win, send him to Florida. If only the trip to play the Marlins was six weeks ago, Zito wouldn't be 0-8. It was a make-or-break game for Barry, and he made it...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 437 reads 1 comments

  10. Matt Cain, Tim Lincecum Will Benefit from San Francisco Giants' Learning Curve

    At the beginning of the season, I wrote about how excited I was about the youth movement proposed by the Giants front office. But, come Opening Day, Dave Roberts was in left, Rich Aurilia was at first, and Ray Durham was at second...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 680 reads 2 comments

  11. San Francisco Giants: Omar Vizquel Brings More Than a Flashy Glove

    When Omar Vizquel returned to the Giants clubhouse, it was with an attitude of humility. He spoke about how it's a different dynamic in the dugout now, and how he wasn't sure how he would fit in...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 404 reads 2 comments

  12. Revisting Preseason Predictions-Then and Now: Infield

    Position Wanted Starter Actual Starter Current Starter 1B D. Ortmeier R. Aurilia R. Aurilia2B R. Durham R...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 288 reads 0 comments

  13. Revisting Preseason Predictions Then and Now: Outfield

    After a month of baseball, I want to look back and see how my series of preseason predictions have panned out. In my last article I wrote about how the team as a whole has been surprising, but I want to go back and see how I did on individual performance.

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 368 reads 1 comments

  14. Still Cause to Be Excited by The Bay: Giants Aren't As Bad As You Think

    The Giants are three games under .500. Barry Zito just got demoted to the bullpen. Omar Vizquel and Noah Lowry are still not back from the DL. Rajai Davis is gone, Dave Roberts is on the DL, and the starting shortstop is batting ...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 382 reads 1 comments

  15. No Love From National Media: Bay Area Teams Get No Respect

    Maybe its because the ESPN studios are in Connecticut, or maybe its because our teams haven't won a championship since 1995. Maybe "We Believe" isn't enough to convince them...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 636 reads 2 comments

  16. Two Weeks Notice: San Francisco Giants' Season Isn't That Bad So Far

    Now thirteen games into the season, the San Francisco Giants are showing more life than expected out of them...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 301 reads 5 comments

  17. Warriors Snubbed: Golden State's Don Nelson and Chris Mullin Left off HOF Ballot

    The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inductees for 2008 were announced today in San Antonio, and were missing two names that are very close to Bay Area sports fans...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 572 reads 1 comments

  18. Young Giants Leading the Way: Lincecum and Cain Showing Their Stuff

    A week into the season, the one bright spot on the Giants team has been the pitching of their two young aces. Matt Cain pitched great in his first start, and aside from being taken out early, ...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 434 reads 3 comments

  19. San Francisco Giants: Projected Infield

    1B: Who WILL Start- D. Ortmeier Who SHOULD Start- D. OrtmeierA converted outfielder, Ortmeier has the skill set to become a solid defender. He's showed the ability to hit in Pac Bell and has speed that spices up the first base spot a little...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 671 reads 1 comments

  20. San Francisco Giants: Projected Outfield

    LF: Who WILL start- D. Roberts Who SHOULD start- F. LewisEven though Lewis should be the starter, Roberts still has the "experience" that the Giants value over talent...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 299 reads 0 comments

  21. After Barry Bonds Era, the San Francisco Giants Finally Heading in New Direction

    With the passing of the Barry Bonds era, the majority of people are counting on the Giants as being a cellar-dweller for the next few years...

    Evan Aczon Written by Evan Aczon about over 6 years ago 763 reads 6 comments