Sunday, July 07, 2013

Close but no cigar

What else is there to day but "Let's go beat the Mets tomorrow"?

I tend to be Pollyannish about the team when things are going badly. For example, Chad Gaudin has returned and pitched superbly. But ...  

The Giants' latest winning streak -- a red-hot one -- vanished on one horrific swing Sunday afternoon. There's a brutal game story by Henry Schulman of the SF Chron -- 

The great Dodgers-Giants rivalry has swung like a pendulum over the decades. At times they have been evenly matched. Other times, one has held sway over the other head to head and in the standings.
A long period of the Giants on top appears to be waning, along with their ability to win games or even score runs.
After sweeping the Giants in Los Angeles on the last trip, the Dodgers ended a series win at AT&T Park with one devastating swing and a 4-1 victory.


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