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  • Commented on The Top Giant Prospect?
    San Jose then moved from a hitter’s park to an extreme pitcher’s park.  Thus he flopped and thus Sabean has solid statistical evidence of the superiority of AA pitching.   As far as Belt’s position in the draft, he was...
  • Commented on The Top Giant Prospect?
    My comment was truncated again.  I guess I have a 25 word limit....
  • Commented on The Top Giant Prospect?
    OGC, The small sample in all of this is that of Brandon Crawford.  You write like Sabean talks and thinks.  Crawford had a flukish BABIP at San Jose then moved from a hitter’s park to an extreme pitcher’s park.  Thus...
  • Commented on The Top Giant Prospect?
    UPDATE:  Now in 279 PA, not a small sample, Belt has a line of 394/509/633/1.142.  Why do they keep him in high A? ...
  • Commented on The Top Giant Prospect?
    I didn't see this for a while.  You bring up many interesting points to which I will respond in detail if permitted....
  • Commented on When is it Time to Trade Sanchez?
    Sanchez should be untouchable.  He reminds me of Warren Spahn....
  • Commented on SF 5, WASH 4: Ya Huge
    Doesn't work....
  • Commented on SF 5, WASH 4: Ya Huge
    (For some reason my comment got truncated.  I'll try again.) Has anyone noticed how Sabean has tried to corner the market on secondbasemen?   Not in any particular order we had:   Emannuel Burriss, the listed regular last season. Juan...
  • Commented on SF 5, WASH 4: Ya Huge
    Has anyone noticed how Sabean has tried to corner the market on secondbasemen?   Not in any particular order we had:   Emmanuel Burriss, the listed regular last season. Juan Uribe, who started 34 games there last year. Matt Downs...
  • Commented on Giants' Fifth Starter: Mystery Revealed!
    A little bit off topic but, I picked this up from Baseball Musings which picked it up elsewhere:...interview with Joe Girardi by the Harvard Business Review. Here’s the first question: You’re famous for being information-driven and analytical in your approach...
  • Commented on SD 3, SF 1: Same Old Same Old
    Rowand is an average National League center fielder.  That's what he was last year.  That's what he is this year.  Considering the talent level of the Giants, that makes him very valuable to them.  Last year he was the second...
  • Posted I WOULD MAKE A GREAT GENERAL MANAGER to El Lefty Malo
        Some years ago Morrison-Knudsen hired me to go to Peru and engineer some tunnels.  They had asked me if I had experience building tunnels.  Sure, I told them, I had worked on the Hunter's Point sewer tunnel and...
  • Commented on The Top Giant Prospect?
    FanGraphs picked this up a day later....
  • Posted The Top Giant Prospect? to El Lefty Malo
    Who is the top Giant prospect in the minors?  Most would say Posey or Bumgarner but I wouldn't be surprised if a guy named Brandon Belt moved past them and became the starting first baseman next season on the big...
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