GIANTS 5 - ROCKIES 2
So the Giants continued two of their trends last night.
First, they kept pace with last season and won to bring their record to 73-60 which matches lastseason's record after 133 games. Although they were 5.5 games back as opposed to 4 back like they are now!
Second they continued their trend of making bad pitchers, last night it was Esmil Rogers who was sporting an ERA of 5.66 coming in, look like Cy Young.
Things were looking grim. The Giants managed 4 frickin hits and 2 runs off of Rogers over 6 innings. Melvin Mora tied the game in the 8th with an opposite field homerun to right field off of Jeremy Affeldt, who continued his streak of allowing a run every time he makes an appearance, spoiling a great effort from Madison Bumgarner.
As I was sitting in my nutrition class and learning about how Lipids contribute to heart disease, I was checking my phone and wondering how much the 2010 San Francisco Giants have contributed to heart disease in the Bay Area. I was seriously getting angry and I wasn't even watching the game!
Then Andres Torres hit his 310 foot homerun into the rightfield stands and the Giants were on their way to victory! Buster Posey capped off the scoring with a 2 run opposite field double later in the inning to make sure that no broken bat triples coupled with a throwing error would send the Giants fans home with frowns on their faces.
Tonight's game features Ubaldo Jimenez throwing for the Rockies against our Timmy boy. It would seem that the schedule from last year is a scary thing to go by since the Giants dropped game 134 with Timmy on the mound. But don't fret Giants faithful because the Rockies have failed to win a series on the road since June 28-30!
Brandon Belt was 1 for 2 last night with a 3 run homer and 3 walks for Fresno in their 7-6 loss to Salt Lake City.
Since a quick check of the calender reveals that it is September 1st, please allow me to be the first to welcome Mr. Belt to the Big Leagues!