Daily Archives: November 21, 2016
JAYS FROM THE COUCH BRINGS YOU 2016 MLB WRAP UPS. THIS TIME, WE SIT DOWN WITH THE GIANTS COVE TO DISCUSS THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS
This MLB Wrap Up features a discussion with Richard Dyer of The Giants Cove and his interesting thoughts on how his San Francisco Giants made out in 2016. They finished at 87-75, in 2nd place behind the Dodgers. They managed to snag the second Wild Card spot and played the New York Mets. The Giants would win that pitcher’s duel, but go on to lose to the eventual World Series winners, the Chicago Cubs.
JFtC: If you could sum up San Francisco’s season in a paragraph, what would you say?
Richard: The San Francisco Giants’ 2016 season was an extension of their 2015 season (and their doo-da lucky 2014 championship season): mediocrity on the field; no vision, creativity, or leadership in the front office…
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After failing to sign with Houston in 2014, Jacob Nix was drafted by San Diego in the third round in 2015. The right-hander brings a solid fastball-curve duo to the table, and, perhaps most importantly, has advanced command, especially considering his age (20). His changeup is a work in progress, but he has the potential to be a solid #4-5 starter as soon as 2018. Article by @BaseballRanks
Afraid you missed something that happened in the MLB Hot Stove last week? Don’t worry we have you covered at 9 Inning Know It All. Check out all the news about awards, the AFL, trades, signings and even a few rumors.
The Rays and Marlins might not have the rich tradition of teams like the Yankees, Giants or Cardinals.
That does not mean we shouldn’t savor the fact that the greatest players of their history, Evan Longoria and Giancarlo Stanton, are currently playing for them.
It is a new tradition episode of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast.