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, November 04, 2012

The Thomaston Times: SF Giants are champs - Really?

The Thomaston Times: Founded in 1869…Confounded in 2012.

Oh, yeah, the Giants had pitching! Really? What I saw was professional hitters looking amateurish swinging at pitches a foot out of the strike zone and then taking a strike “right down the middle.” Why? Who knows? They just slumped at the wrong time.

The Giants hitters were nothing to be proud of, either. Other than Pablo Sandoval’s three-homer outburst in Game One, the Giants showed very little offense at all. Their few clutch hits provided the difference in the other games.It was just a boring series!

The one area in which the Giants lead the universe is in hair! What an unsightly bunch. Tim Lincecum’s long girlish locks are laughable. Brian Wilson’s outrageous beard should be banned before he steps on it. Sergio Romo, Hunter Pence, and Sandoval also had facial hair that has no place on a baseball field. Just an opinion!

Aside from Sandoval and Posey, the Giants are a bunch of spare parts that morphed into a workable machine at the right time. Baseball experts who are much smarter than I may disagree, but I’ll stand by my opinion. You can have the Giants, I don’t want them.

Repoz Posted: November 04, 2012 at 12:57 AM | 3 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. Flynn Posted: November 04, 2012 at 08:37 AM (#4292483)
Look kids, a sanctimonious white Southerner!
   2. Jose Can Still Seabiscuit Posted: November 04, 2012 at 09:05 AM (#4292493)
They beat the teams that they were required to beat, including the Steven Strasburg-less Nationals.



That Giant-Nationals series sure was a doozy.
   3. Downtown Bookie Posted: November 04, 2012 at 10:04 AM (#4292508)
Oh, yeah, the Giants had pitching! Really? What I saw was professional hitters looking amateurish swinging at pitches a foot out of the strike zone and then taking a strike “right down the middle.” Why? Who knows? They just slumped at the wrong time.


"Bob Gibson is the luckiest pitcher in baseball. He is always pitching when the other team doesn't score any runs." - Tim McCarver

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Tuque
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP April 2014: BurstNET Sued for Not Making Equipment Lease Payments
(2459 - 10:54am, Apr 24)
Last: The Id of SugarBear Blanks

NewsblogJosh Lueke Is A Rapist, You Say? Keep Saying It.
(232 - 10:52am, Apr 24)
Last: Ray (RDP)

NewsblogOT: The NHL is finally back thread, part 2
(229 - 10:51am, Apr 24)
Last: Fear is Moses Taylor's Bacon Bits

NewsblogFull Count » Red Sox to call up right-hander Alex Wilson, option Daniel Nava
(3 - 10:50am, Apr 24)
Last: The District Attorney

NewsblogMichael Pineda ejected from Red Sox game after pine tar discovered on neck
(64 - 10:48am, Apr 24)
Last: tfbg9

NewsblogMatt Williams: No problem with Harper's two-strike bunting
(9 - 10:46am, Apr 24)
Last: Jolly Old St. Nick Still Gags in October

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread March, 2014
(1067 - 10:41am, Apr 24)
Last: JuanGone..except1game

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 4-24-2014
(2 - 10:36am, Apr 24)
Last: What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face?

NewsblogOMNICHATTER for 4-24-2014
(8 - 10:34am, Apr 24)
Last: DA Baracus is a "bloodthirsty fan of Atlanta."

NewsblogDoyel: How was Gerrit Cole not suspended? He basically started the brawl
(36 - 10:23am, Apr 24)
Last: Barry`s_Lazy_Boy

NewsblogColiseum Authority accuses Athletics of not paying rent
(16 - 10:16am, Apr 24)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogOT: NBA Monthly Thread - April 2014
(499 - 10:07am, Apr 24)
Last: Fear is Moses Taylor's Bacon Bits

NewsblogKeri: Slump City: Why Does the 2014 MLB Season Suddenly Feel Like 1968?
(23 - 10:04am, Apr 24)
Last: The Clarence Thomas of BBTF (scott)

NewsblogMorosi: Diamondbacks' growing gloom might mean doom for manager or GM
(13 - 10:00am, Apr 24)
Last: RMc's desperate, often sordid world

NewsblogBU: Take Me Out to the MOOC Game
(1 - 9:52am, Apr 24)
Last: Dan Lee prefers good shortstops to great paintings

Demarini, Easton and TPX Baseball Bats

 

 

 

 

Page rendered in 0.4123 seconds
52 querie(s) executed