Records Fall to Juiced Balls (?) – the New Steroids for 2017 Baseball?

(and he didn’t even pitch) 14 pitchers. 417 pitches. 2 battered Cy Youngs. 5 hours & 17 minutes  just Game 5  of 2017 World Series alone!   Record breaking 22 Home runs through first 5 games of series!       ‘This was the 1,337th postseason baseball game in the World Series era. And here is what we’ve learned from the first 1,336: If you take a lead of three runs or more TWICE in the same game, it’s really, really difficult to find a way NOT to win. We know that because, in those other 1,336 games, only once did any team lose a game like that. And that would be Pete Incaviglia’s 1993...

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Are #SFGiants / Any Team Really ‘Designed’ for Post-Season? Is Bumgarner All-Time Greatest? #Cheat Sheet

Is Bumgarner All-Time Greatest or Something Else Going On As Giants Do Their  Post-Season Thing? #SFGiants #Cheat   Nobody has ever done what Madison Bumgarner has done in the history of baseball.  He has the lowest post-season  road ERA (0.6) of anybody and he hasn’t lost a game in seven tries.  His home record isn’t much different, too.  And, it’s come consistently in the Giants World Series years of 2010, 12 and 14.  In 2014, Bumgarner was literally a one man wrecking crew  during the post-season, not only starting but relieving – and hitting – while racking up unheard-of number of  innings. Are Giants / Any Team Really ‘Designed’ for Post-Season? Is Bumgarner All-Time...

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Ebook Sale -MORE GIANT SHADOWS: How the San Francisco Giants REALLY Won 3 World Series #PEDs

      MORE GIANT SHADOWS: How the San Francisco Giants REALLY Won 3 World Series-New E-book #PEDs   – How  the Giants Pulled Off Such A Feat With Largely Three Different Sets of Players in Three Years After Going 56 Years Without A Single WS Victory   – How So Many Unlikely Minor Leaguers  Suddenly Came Up and Performed  Better on Major League Club   – How Marginal Veteran Players Like Huff, Burrell,Torres, Scutaro, Casilla, Petit, etc.  Suddenly Improved Their Game with Giants    –  How The Giants Won It All Despite Major Injuries, How Players Became Almost Interchangeable-Only the Names Changed    –  How the Giants Managed to Improve Their Seasonal Numbers in Post-Season Despite  Stiffer Competition...

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SF Giants Minor Leaguer ‘Encouraged To Cheat’ -How Pervasive, Symptomatic of Team?

  On the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of Game of Shadows we visit a related, recent  story that went ‘under the radar’ when first out not long ago  ….    SF   Giants Minor League Player Encouraged To Cheat -How Pervasive Is This (if true)?   “I didn’t have an ‘out’ pitch. One way you can develop an ‘out’ pitch is by cheating,” he said. “One of the coaches kind of suggested that to me.” – Garrett Broshuis, former #SFGiants Minor League Player Deflate-gate. Pine tar ‘advantage zone.’  We hear about more and more ways teams and sports figures today may be  ‘cheating’  their sports , but none more than, perhaps, this one still ‘under...

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