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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
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   1. RMc and the Acevedo Naysayers: Reunion Tour 2016! 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. Bote Man sez $/yr not yr/$$ Posted: October 28, 2012 at 06:04 PM (#4286176)
Won't somebody think of team chemistry???
   5. Poisonous Moose 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.

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