On Friday, we will not be watching the San Francisco Giants’ home opener at Oracle Park as we are so used to. The world is facing an unprecedented time due to the coronavirus pandemic, and that means the sports world is facing significant delays. But we do have some good news for Giants fans staying home: Gilroy Garlic fries.
Posted: April 5, 2020, 3:45 pm
Jalynne had gotten up earlier to greet the kids and help Braylyn get hooked up with her first-grade class on Zoom, the first of many video conferences for the family throughout the day. Jaydyn is the first one up as always, two hours before her father. The kindergartner and her siblings know the rule: Don’t wake up Dad.
Posted: April 5, 2020, 11:00 am
On the day that was supposed to be the home opener for the San Francisco Giants, CEO Larry Baer joined ABC7 News for a virtual interview – The theme of his message was healing. As professional sports have come to a screeching halt due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, sports fans are at a loss for their usual form of escape and entertainment. Baer is looking forward to the day where the country, and world, can get this back, and reassures us, it will come.
Posted: April 4, 2020, 12:41 am
With the MLB season suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, there are no baseball games and limited baseball news. So I’m creating a hypothetical season — complete with news and recaps — until baseball resumes. All news and recaps will have the hypothetical tag, so you can at least know when you’re suspending reality.
Posted: April 4, 2020, 12:30 am
The sounds of baseball have been silenced for now. San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler was getting fully settled into spring training when everything changed. “At that point everything seemed fairly normal and we had just come off the field in front of thousands of fans in Surprise against the Rangers,” Kapler recalls.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 10:31 pm
The Giants had a great home opener on Strat-o-Matic, beating the Dodgers 3-0 behind Jeff Samardzija and Mike Yastrzemski. The New York-based game company is simulating the 2020 season daily, putting the results on its website. Jon Miller and Dave Flemming had the call in their own simulation, with the help of Flemming’s three children Katie, Carter and David, in an adorable series of videos that Miller posted on his Instagram page.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 7:47 pm
The 2002 San Francisco Giants season started off perfectly after narrowly missing the postseason one year earlier. Coming off of a record setting 73 home run season, Barry Bonds went deep twice on Opening Day, leading the Giants to a 9-2 win at Dodger Stadium. Then, on April 3, 2002, Bonds came back and smacked the Dodgers around again.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 12:00 pm
The Dodgers’ current streak of seven consecutive NL West titles has often been referenced over recent years, and while it is featured in SportsNet LA’s programming, it begins with the team’s improbable comeback and walk-off win against the San Francisco Giants in 2004. Trailing 3-0 entering the bottom of the ninth inning, the Dodgers rallied for seven runs.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 8:17 am
FILE – In this June 24, 2018, file photo, New York Mets pitcher Jerry Blevins leaves the field after the top of the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, at Citi Field in New York. With the Mets sinking fast toward the bottom of the National League standings, baseball operations were turned over Tuesday, June 26, to a trio of Sandy Alderson’s assistants as the 70-year-old general manager made the stunning announcement that he was stepping down because his cancer has re…
Posted: April 2, 2020, 9:54 pm
But for former Pirates closer Jason Grilli who joined the Cook and Joe Show on Thursday said it was his fondest memory of his time playing with the Pirates “To write something this city so desperately wanted,” Grilli added. That was a special moment for the organization and the city especially and for us as a team. The crowd was donned in all black and were loud from the minute they entered the park that night and Grilli tells the guys he believes the team did feed off that crowd and the fans pl…
Posted: April 2, 2020, 8:01 pm
What is next for the pool of prospects in the Giants’ system? According to Keith Law of The Athletic, the potential to be the best group in MLB. During a recent “Klawchat”, Law was asked which team is building the next elite farm system.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 12:00 pm
On April 1, 2013, the Los Angeles Dodgers faced off against the rival San Francisco Giants in an Opening Day matchup at Dodger Stadium. Ace Clayton Kershaw took the mound, putting on a performance of a lifetime, while single-handedly sparking the Dodgers to a 4-0 victory. Heading into the bottom of the eighth inning, the Dodgers and Giants were locked in a scoreless tie.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 3:59 am
Due to the coronavirus outbreak suspending the 2020 MLB season, we’re rewatching the three San Francisco Giants postseason runs, game-by-game, on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday nights at 6 p.m. PT, with a gamethread for each. After pulling out a 3-1 series win over the Atlanta Braves in the National League Division Series, the San Francisco Giants are headed to the National League Championship Series, where they face off against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 12:30 am
SF 0 – AZ 0 2nd Inning Wilmer Flores led things off for the Giants with a single. That brought up Mike Yastrzemski. With the count 3-0, Flores took off and Yastrzemski took a hefty pass at Bumgarner’s offering.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 12:15 am
Giants manager Gabe Kapler explains how a video game is helping him prepare for baseball’s return.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 10:47 pm