Denard Span Should Sit Against Lefties

The title is pretty self-explanatory. Someone posted a question on the Giants’ Reddit page today about Denard Span. The poster wanted to know what to expect from Span in 2017, and how much patience the club would have with him after a largely disappointing debut season with his new team. After signing a three-year, $31M contract last off-season, […]

POSEY, CRAWFORD SET TO STAR FOR TEAM U.S.A.

Ben and Adam discuss the upcoming weekend of games for team U.S.A. in the World Baseball Classic, which features arguably the Giants’ two best position players. They also talk about the Giants’ 24th and 25th roster spots and who they think has the edge with just three weeks left before Opening Day. Intro/Outro Song: TheFatRat […]

Cain vs. Blach; Parker’s Power; Giants in WBC; Lineup Construction

Ben and Adam discuss the Giants’ televised spring game against the Dodgers, which featured the intriguing fifth starter battle between Matt Cain and Ty Blach. They also talk about Jarrett Parker’s impressive game, and Brandon Crawford and Buster Posey leaving for the WBC on Monday. Finally, the analyze Giants with (and without) platoon splits and […]

Embrace the Pitch Clock…Or Else? Plus Giants News and Notes

Ben and Adam are back, just in time for the first day of Spring Training games. They analyze Commissioner Rob Manfred’s vilification of the MLBPA and objective dissect the proposed rule changes. They also take a close look at Giants camp, where there’s a new base-running coach, an update on Will Smith’s elbow, and optimistic […]

Cain vs. Blach; Parker’s Power; Giants in WBC; Lineup Construction

Ben and Adam discuss the Giants’ televised spring game against the Dodgers, which featured the intriguing fifth starter battle between Matt Cain and Ty Blach. They also talk about Jarrett Parker’s impressive game, and Brandon Crawford and Buster Posey leaving for the WBC on Monday. Finally, the analyze Giants with (and without) platoon splits and […]

Embrace the Pitch Clock…Or Else? Plus Giants News and Notes

Ben and Adam are back, just in time for the first day of Spring Training games. They analyze Commissioner Rob Manfred’s vilification of the MLBPA and objective dissect the proposed rule changes. They also take a close look at Giants camp, where there’s a new base-running coach, an update on Will Smith’s elbow, and optimistic […]

Losing Jarrett Parker; David Hernandez Signs; Brown To Play Infield?

Ben and Adam discuss news and notes from the first days of Spring Training 2017. They analyze Bobby Evans’ quote about Mac Williamson and Jarrett Parker, the David Hernandez signing, and some players expected to be more versatile in 2017.

On Knuckleballs, Spring Competition, Barry Bonds, & Bad Rule Change Proposals (podcast)

Ben and Adam discuss a wide range of topics, with Spring Training right around the corner. They talk about Brian Wilson’s comeback efforts as a knuckleball pitcher; the competition for the 5th starter spot; Pence’s oblique; Barry Bonds’ return to an instructor’s role; and finally, the terrible proposed extra-innings rule change from the league office. […]

Wilson’s Knuckler, Spring Competition, Barry Bonds, & Bad Rule Change Proposals

Ben and Adam discuss a wide range of topics, with Spring Training right around the corner. They talk about Brian Wilson’s comeback efforts as a knuckleball pitcher; the competition for the 5th starter spot; Pence’s oblique; Barry Bonds’ return to an instructor’s role; and finally, the terrible proposed extra-innings rule change from the league office. […]