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  • This Day In Sports History (December 27th) – Barry Zito

    This Day In Sports History (December 27th) – Barry Zito

    It was on this day in 2006 that the San Francisco Giants signed free agent starting pitcher Barry Zito to a seven-year deal worth $126 million.  Zito’s contract made him the highest paid pitcher in Major League history at the time of the signing. Barry Zito had a terrific season in 2002 when he had […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 17th) — The Earthquake Series

    This Day In Sports History (October 17th) — The Earthquake Series

    It was on this day in 1989 that Game 3 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A’s was cancelled following the Loma Prieta Earthquake.  The earthquake struck the city of San Francisco approximately 30 minutes before game-time, causing massive chaos to ensue at Candlestick Park and around the city. […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 8/14/11 — Brandon Belt

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 8/14/11 — Brandon Belt

    With the Arizona Diamondbacks currently in the midst of a six-game winning streak, the San Francisco Giants have suddenly found themselves on the outside of the playoff picture looking in.  They needed a win in Florida yesterday afternoon if they wanted to remain only two games out of top spot in the NL West, and […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 3/31/11 — Clayton Kershaw

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 3/31/11 — Clayton Kershaw

    When discussing possible candidates for the 2011 NL Cy Young, the favorites appear to be Roy Halliday, Cliff Lee, and Tim Lincecum but if you are looking for a darkhorse, the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw could be your man.  He showed why during last night’s home opener against the defending World Series champion San Franscico Giants, […]