Mauricio Dubon #14 of the Houston Astros reacts to hitting an RBI double during the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants at Minute Maid Park on May 01, 2023 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
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Eric and Chad talk about the first month of Giants baseball, and it’s not….good. After a 5 game winning streak, they’ve lost 4 in a row, and their bullpen continues to be their achilles heel, with a 6.40 ERA, good for 28th. Mauricio Dubon exacted a little revenge in game 1 with the Astros, and Mexico City was a damn launching pad on a t-ball field, played with a golf ball. It’s not all terrible news as the Giants are “only” 5 games back of the Dodgers. They’d be 9 back in the NL Central. May has started 0-1, but “May”be it’ll be better than April?
Mauricio Dubon of the San Francisco Giants (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
We got a taste of San Francisco Giants baseball after pitchers and catchers reported for camp yesterday. They will start their work today. The full squad starts workouts on Monday February 17. If you missed the pitcher preview from yesterday, here you go.
Now that pitchers are in Scottsdale, let’s turn our attention to the infielders and catchers. One name you won’t see below is Aramis Garcia. He had to have hip surgery and is out for the year. Garcia was the only catcher on the 40-man roster with Buster Posey. Now, it will be a competition of the non-roster guys to back up the Giants stalwart. Continue reading →