Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Rosenthal: Giants pull together, keep on winning

What we are seeing, more than anything, is an organizational triumph. A triumph of sacrifice, unselfishness and resiliency. Of relationships. Of people.

Ryan Vogelsong, Tim Lincecum and Gregor Blanco come from different ends of the baseball earth. But together, they brought the Giants within one victory of their second World Series title in three years on Saturday night, playing central roles in a 2-0 victory over the Tigers.

Vogelsong and Blanco weren’t members of the 2010 team. Lincecum was, but in a different, more prominent role. If the Giants, leading three games to none, finish the Tigers, other clubs will be wise to take note of San Francisco’s one-for-all, all-for-one organizational ethic. It defines everything the Giants do, and is the backbone of their success.

Three players. Three stories. Three triumphs.

Thanks to VY.

Repoz Posted: October 28, 2012 at 09:04 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: giants

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. RMc is organizationalwide! Posted: October 28, 2012 at 10:05 AM (#4285788)
A triumph of sacrifice, unselfishness and resiliency. Of relationships. Of people.

Of batting Quintin Berry second. Of Miguel Cabrera crapping out with the bases loaded. Of Prince Fielder hitting into double plays. Of...
   2. Walt Davis Posted: October 28, 2012 at 04:11 PM (#4286089)
Of Alfonso Soriano declining a trade.
   3. Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB) Posted: October 28, 2012 at 04:35 PM (#4286110)
If the Giants, leading three games to none, finish the Tigers, other clubs will be wise to take note of San Francisco’s one-for-all


But only if they win. If they lose the World Series 4-3 they are a bunch of undisciplined goofballs without the professionalism to win in the Big Leagues.
   4. boteman asks Where's My Ring? Posted: October 28, 2012 at 06:04 PM (#4286176)
Won't somebody think of team chemistry???
   5. Shock Posted: October 28, 2012 at 06:41 PM (#4286200)
What we are seeing, more than anything, is an organizational triumph. A triumph of sacrifice, unselfishness and resiliency. Of relationships. Of people.

Ryan Vogelsong, Tim Lincecum and Gregor Blanco come from different ends of the baseball earth. But together, they brought the Gia...



ZZZZzzzz
   6. DA Baracus Posted: October 28, 2012 at 07:05 PM (#4286215)
Won't somebody think of team chemistry???


That's where Melky went wrong. He thought about individual chemistry.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
danielj
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP - September 2015: Making Sense Of The Republican Presidential Race: It's Like Major League Baseball In August
(161 - 12:37am, Sep 02)
Last: JE (Jason)

NewsblogMike Mussina's Hall of Fame case is strong, so why aren't voters buying it?
(54 - 12:28am, Sep 02)
Last: shoewizard

NewsblogJake Arrieta throws no-hitter against Dodgers | MLB.com
(51 - 12:15am, Sep 02)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 9-1-2015
(141 - 12:15am, Sep 02)
Last: bbmck

NewsblogJonny Gomes headed to Royals in trade from Braves
(1 - 12:03am, Sep 02)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogBraves’ record, attendance both in decline since 42-42 | www.ajc.com
(19 - 12:02am, Sep 02)
Last: bigglou115

NewsblogBabe Ruth’s Former New York Apartment Can Be Bought For Just $1.6M (Photos) | MLB | NESN.com
(9 - 11:51pm, Sep 01)
Last: Cloude Atlas (Voxter)

NewsblogDon’t let Bird’s bad night jump-start terrible A-Rod experiment | New York Post
(24 - 11:21pm, Sep 01)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogFan dies in fall from upper deck at Turner Field | www.ajc.com
(276 - 10:44pm, Sep 01)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogForbes: Maury Brown: MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Rejects Reinstatement Of 'Shoeless' Joe Jackson
(29 - 10:17pm, Sep 01)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogOT: Soccer August 2015
(634 - 9:43pm, Sep 01)
Last: The John Wetland Memorial Death (CoB)

Newsblogred sox - Seventy-one pages that helped define Dave Dombrowski - WEEI | Rob Bradford
(1 - 9:08pm, Sep 01)
Last: Gold Star - just Gold Star

NewsblogOT - September 2015 College Football thread
(14 - 9:06pm, Sep 01)
Last: Gold Star - just Gold Star

NewsblogSNY Kidcaster calls play-by-play for the Mets
(6 - 6:56pm, Sep 01)
Last: I Am Not a Number

NewsblogAppellate court sides with MLB in minimum wage lawsuit
(5 - 5:46pm, Sep 01)
Last: Walt Davis

Page rendered in 0.2096 seconds
44 querie(s) executed