Saturday, September 22, 2012

"They brought a bulldozer and crashed through the wall"

Pretty good recap of how the Giants have blasted through the competition for the past five weeks, per Henry Schulman of the SF Chronicle -- 

Once the Giants returned to first place Aug. 20 they hit the gas pedal and ignored every stop sign, going 23-8 to reach the postseason with the giggly memories of the 2010 World Series run still fresh in the faithful's minds.
They won the West for the second time in three seasons under manager Bruce Bochy, the fifth in Brian Sabean's 16 seasons as general manager and the eighth since 1969, when the two leagues were divided into divisions.
The Giants have clinched six of their eight division crowns when playing the Padres.
No play Saturday symbolized the Giants' determination to finish this thing than Pablo Sandoval's fourth-inning catch of Yonder Alonso's foul pop. Sandoval gloved it as he flipped head-first into small section of VIP field seats - after blowing a bubble with his gum.
With one leg resting on a patron's lap and his right hand hanging from the railing, Sandoval shot his glove into the air to show he had the ball, sending the crowd into a frenzy. When


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Big D, When U are going to fire Giants hitting coach Bam Bam Meulens? I'm still waiting. The Giants are NL West Division Champions now, the Giants hitting coach is for sure GUILTY. Do u know about Baseball, Big D? I think NO. Big D, stop writing stupidity and insulting people.

12:12 AM  
Blogger Big D said...

Geez, dial it down a tad! Reasonable people can have a difference of opinion.

And if you don't like it, then get out of here. No one is forcing you to read this blog.

Next time, I won't publish your insulting comment.

12:52 AM  

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