You’ve got to be kidding. The Giants did it again on Tuesday night.
No mere bad back can slow Alexander the Great.
His season was fried and scrambled from the very start.
KNBR radio host Tom Tolbert had a wild Monday night. Little did he know that after his head hit the pillow, Tolbert would transported to the midwest, to eavesdrop on a meeting between Giants VP of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi and Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, just days before the trade deadline.
The reinforcements are on their way — with an asterisk.
Giants switch-pitcher Pat Venditte released a statement on social media Tuesday, announcing he would be stepping away from baseball for undetermined period of time as his wife, Erin, recovers from a brain hemorrhage she suffered on July 4.
Giants broadcaster, Duane Kuiper, joined the Murph & Mac show on Tuesday morning and responded to one former GM’s words regarding the team, a long with all the talk surrounding the Giants.
He’s starting fresh.
The Giants are 29-16 since June 1st and currently sit just two games back from the second Wild Card spot. For a team that the media labeled as a seller all season, their recent resurgence has thrown quite the ripple in the MLB trade market before the July 31st deadline.
“I want to keep starting. I view myself as a starter.”
“There’s always that, ‘Oh no, here it comes again.'”
Derek Holland is a San Francisco Giant no longer. He was designated for assignment as a move to create roster flexibility.
Henry Schulman stopped by the Papa & Lund show on Monday to discuss the report that Bumgarner could veto a trade to stay in San Francisco.
When Madison Bumgarner’s eight team no-trade list was leaked early in the season, the assumption was that Bumgarner chose those specific teams as a means of gaining leverage.
Andrew Baggarly stopped by the Murph & Mac show on Monday morning to discuss the surprising DFA of Derek Holland.
Tyler Austin’s name was called Sunday. Not in the way he may have feared.
As the Giants mull the idea of not selling nine days before the trade deadline, closer Will Smith remains very much in demand.