A FATAL BLOW: FOUR-RUN 9TH INNING ENDS SEASON

Ben and Adam discuss the incredible come-from-behind win in Game 3 and the gut-wrenching, season-ending loss in Game 4. Ultimately, it was a fitting end to the season for the Giants, in that it was another bullpen meltdown. The Giants blew 32 saves since Opening Day and lost 11 games in which they led in […]

WIN OR GO HOME

Ben and Adam break down the Giant losses in Games 1 and 2 of the 2016 N.L.D.S. against the Chicago Cubs. What went wrong? They also look ahead to a must-win Game 3 in San Francisco and preview the rest of the series, should it get that far.

BUMGARNER DAZZLES, GILLASPIE DELIVERS; SEE YOU IN CHICAGO!

Ben and Adam discuss the incredible performance by the Giants in the National League Wild Card Game. Is Madison Bumgarner even human? Conor Gillaspie adds his name to Giants folklore. Finally, the guys preview the upcoming N.L.D.S. against the best team in baseball, the Chicago Cubs.

GIANTS CLINCH; SUDDEN-DEATH GAME LOOMING

Despite a 30-42 second half, the Giants scratched and clawed their way back into the postseason as the second Wild Card team, clinching on the final day of the regular season. Ben and Adam recap the Giants’ outstanding final week and preview Wednesday’s sudden death Wild Card game against Noah Syndergaard and the defending N.L. […]

IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THIS

Ben and Adam discuss the possibilities in the season’s final weekend. The Giants maintain a slim lead on a Wild Card spot, but will it hold? It’s now or never; the season is hanging in the balance.

THE FINAL WEEK: SEASON HANGING IN THE BALANCE

The final week of the M.L.B. regular season has finally arrived. The Giants find themselves clinging onto a playoff spot by the slimmest of margins, but that could all change (one way or the other) on any given night. Will the second half slide continue and push the Giants out into irrelevancy? Or will they […]

HAS BOCHY LOST IT?

Ben and Adam discuss Bruce Bochy’s maddening decision to use Santiago Casilla in a one-run save situation on Saturday, which led to another blown save and crucial loss. The Giants are 22-37 in the second half, and they cling to just a one game lead on a playoff spot with 13 games remaining.

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A MAKE-OR-BREAK SERIES

Ben and Adam dissect the Giants getting swept at home by the lowly Padres. They also preview the upcoming make-or-break four-game home series against the St. Louis Cardinals. San Francisco is just 20-35 in the second half and they cling to a playoff spot by the slimmest of margins.

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HUNTER STRICKALND, GIANTS CLOSER

Ben and Adam discuss Hunter Strickland’s dominant performance in his first chance to close out a game since Santiago Casilla was (temporarily?) removed from the closer’s role on Friday. They also address the horrific managerial decision by Bruce Bochy to let Casilla face Jake Lamb in the 10th inning on Friday night in a save […]

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