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. What's the realistic upside, RMc? 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 Posted: October 28, 2012 at 06:04 PM (#4286176)
Won't somebody think of team chemistry???
   5.     Hey Gurl 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
Vegas Watch
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT: Politics - December 2014: Baseball & Politics Collide in New Thriller
(5311 - 12:04pm, Dec 22)
Last: Joey B.

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 12-22-2014
(6 - 12:03pm, Dec 22)
Last: Batman

NewsblogOT: NFL/NHL thread
(9297 - 12:03pm, Dec 22)
Last: Every Inge Counts

NewsblogRuben Amaro Jr. says it would be best if Phillies move on from Ryan Howard
(54 - 12:03pm, Dec 22)
Last: jingoist

NewsblogDetermining Hall vote is no easy task | New York Post
(32 - 12:03pm, Dec 22)
Last: Sleepless in Munich

NewsblogGetting ready to gamble on Jung-Ho Kang | FOX Sports
(12 - 12:01pm, Dec 22)
Last: Jim Kaat on a hot Gene Roof

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - December 2014
(786 - 12:01pm, Dec 22)
Last: Win Big Stein's Money

NewsblogThe 2015 HOF Ballot Collecting Gizmo!
(193 - 11:58am, Dec 22)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogThe Downside of the Recent Padres Acquisitions | Articles | Bill James Online
(1 - 11:53am, Dec 22)
Last: jingoist

Hall of Merit2015 Hall of Merit Ballot
(103 - 11:39am, Dec 22)
Last: Harvest

NewsblogA Salute to Sy Berger, From a Card-Carrying Fan - NYTimes.com
(7 - 11:35am, Dec 22)
Last: zonk

NewsblogYankees will pay for education of children of NYPD cop Ramos - NY Daily News
(18 - 11:33am, Dec 22)
Last: simon bedford

NewsblogFree Agent Spending By Division – MLB Trade Rumors
(2 - 11:11am, Dec 22)
Last: jacksone (AKA It's OK...)

NewsblogMurray Chass On Baseball » THE PIONEER AND THE GAME TODAY
(33 - 11:08am, Dec 22)
Last: zonk

NewsblogMarty Noble's HOF Ballot
(48 - 10:05am, Dec 22)
Last: TJ

Page rendered in 0.1513 seconds
48 querie(s) executed