Four of the San Francisco Giants powerhouse pitchers will showcase their talent as part of the 2011 All Star Game in Phoenix.
Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain and Brian Wilson will return to the all-star mound and this year will be joined by Ryan Vogelsong.
Vogelsong joined the Giants rotation when starting pitcher Barry Zito was put on the disabled list for a sprained ankle earlier this year. He was originally drafted by the Giants in 1998. Read More
Goodbye, June. Hello, Barry. The idea (blush) the Giants, figuratively had gone south when in actuality they went east across the Bay Bridge? Sorry.
Journalists, like infielders, botch easy ones. Make that E-C, as in error, columnist.Oh ye of little faith. Oh me of little faith.
“It’s going to have to pick up,” was the concession from Giants manager Bruce Bochy after they lost three in row to the A’s in Oakland. “We know it.” Read More
The great thing about the baseball season is the surprises, and the wonderful surprise that is Ryan Vogelsong has helped catapult the Giants back into the NL West race.
When Barry Zito, the $126 million mistake, went on the disabled list, the Giants called up Vogelsong to take his spot in the rotation. Read More
Look up the word “sputtering” in the dictionary, and you’ll find a team picture of the 2011 Giants.
Over the first 24 games of .500 baseball, the Giants scored two runs or less eight times, and lost all eight games.
Runs have not been easy to come by, even by last year’s standard of torture. Read More