Tardy

Kitspool

  • joined Feb 12, 2008
  • last login Jul 25, 2014
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My screen name is the truncated name of an outdoor public swimming pool in Vancouver. Seriously, don't ask. My real name is Jeremy.

Have loved the Giants through thick and thin since the mid-1990s.

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Jayson Stark Smells Trouble

ESPN.com's Jayson Stark today writes about three teams in trouble -- the Nationals (duh), the Phillies and...the Giants.Stark says the Giants three biggest problems are age (no everyday playe under...

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Let the Games Begin!

Driving into work this morning I was listening to Murph and Mac on KNBR, live from Scottsdale, and they had on a bunch of players -- including Bengie Molina, who talked about how he couldn't sleep...

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OT: Beckham to LA Galaxy

The rumors are confirmed. $250 million over 5 years! Insert "Brian Sabean tried to get him but only offered $230 million over 6 years" joke here.Thoughts? A new day for pro futbol in the USA? Or is...

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Lowry's Comments About Schmidt

I want to preface this by saying I'm not, um, a regular or even occasional visitor to MySpace.com, especially the purported MySpace pages of Giants players. But a female co-worker and fellow Giants...

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Felipe's coming back!

Don't get scared, we won't see him walking to the mound anytime soon for the first of nine pitching changes in an inning. But he will be a special assistant. From ESPN.com:The Giants are nearing a...

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Soriano to Cubs

This article has the rumor/details. 8 years, $136 million. Sheesh.Thoughts? That's a lot of money to pay but he was probably the best FA out there.

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R.I.P. Buck O'Neil

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2615960A great ballplayer, a great ambassador for the game, and by most accounts a tremendous human being. Really sad news. I'm still angry he wasn't...

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2007 Schedule

Apologies if this has already been covered in a previous diary. At the game Friday night, some Giants staffer was wandering the bleachers handing out the "tentative" 2007 schedule, and it's pretty...

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2nd Annual GRANT APPRECIATION DAY

Last year was Grant's rookie season in Sportsblog Nation, and it was a season full of promise. Kind of like Matt Cain, but a few years older. Some of us had witnessed evidence of his talents...

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A Good Day for Rookies Named Sanchez

Our Jonathan pitched great in his first ML start. Then the Marlins' Anabel goes out and throws a no-hitter.Attendance in Miami: about 12,000. Those chumps don't deserve a team.

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Oh Shinjo You Di'int!

More from the Wonderful World of Weirdness that is Tsuyoshi Shinjo, courtesy of the Marinerds web site (read about this on Deadspin.com). Alas, Shinjo was only the second-weirdest participant in...

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Spotting Pete Happy

Not that this Giants team is probably going anywhere this season, trade or no, but any deals made before the deadline should include a backup infielder who can play some third base. In case you all...

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AL's Interleague Dominance

Not that this is really news to anyone paying attention to league standings or box scores the past few weeks but...the American League is absolutely kicking the National League's ass. NL is 70-117...

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USA-Ghana Gameday Thread

As the beaten-down Giants fan that Felipe & Co. has made me into the last few weeks/months/years, I have quickly progressed from naive optimism about our American World Cup representatives to a...

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USA-Italy Gameday Thread

Well, I did this before the match with the Czechs, and look how well that turned out! I'm looking forward to more insightful posts from Salemicus, more abuse from Mayor of 311, and more anti-Dave...

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USA-Czech Republic Gameday Thread

Time to take a break from the dismal weekend the Giants just put us through and talk some futbol.I'm writing this post 10 hours before kick-off since I won't be near a computer on Monday morning,...

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A Link, for those at work...

...with Windows Media. Give this a try while it's still operable (works as of 12 noon Friday):http://rvld.net/Hosting/woldcup/World.asxYou should be able to view a certain international sporting...

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JT Snow Wants Out of Boston

Not enough playing time, he says here.Wonder where he might go next? Soemwhere closer to home, perhaps?

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Walker traded to Tampa Bay for...

Carlos Hines.http://sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/news/press_releases/press_release.jsp?ymd=20060428& ;content_id=1422601&vkey=pr_sf&fext=.jsp&c_id=sfAny of you statheads know much about...

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Miller's calls of Bonds' HRs

I was just listening to KNBR and a caller brought up something I had noticed the past couple days on radio and TV: Jon Miller's calls of Barry Bonds' home runs number 710 and 711 have been somewhat...

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Yet another article about Bonds

Pop culture vulture and sports fan Chuck Klosterman's take on Barry's pursuit of Ruth and Aaron:http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=klosterman/060411With his somewhat obscure writing...

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Your Sir Fatty Fat Update

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2379732So Sir Sid has made the back end of the Cards' starting rotation. There's a reasonably good chance we'll see him pitching against the Gigantes at...

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Barry Bonds Dresses in Drag

I'm not sure what to say about this photo except, um...comments?http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/object/article?o=0&f=/c/a/2006/02/28/SPG40HFJ8U1.DTL

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Dontrelle in '07?

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2294473Willis signs 'unprecedented' $4.35M, one-year deal with the Fish. It's likely that given the mess going on in South Florida, he'll want to pitch...

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Dodgers Hire Grady Little

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2250256Wow. What else can I say but MWAAAAAHHHHH-HAHHHH-HAHHHHH.I guess Frank McCourt really saw something in Little's managing during the 2003 ALCS Game...

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R.I.P. Bill King

I know we don't have much time for the A's on this site but let's remember the great Bill King, who also did Giants game way back when.OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Longtime Oakland Athletics radio voice...

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GRANT APPRECIATION DAY

Fellow bloggers:WHEREAS the Giants season is drawing to a close on Sunday, although I suspect Scott Eyre will still be throwing in the bullpen well into next week;WHEREAS the team holds a Fan...

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17 Reasons

OK, time to roll up the sleeves and examine the home stench of the 2005 NL West pennant race. Sorry, stretch. I meant to say stretch.First, let's work on the assumption that the Dodgers Are Evil,...

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Since most ex-Giants make us cry...

...let us take a break from the pain inflicted by Messrs. Kent, Ledee and Cruz Jr. and take comfort in those ex-Giants whose antics make us laugh -- at their expense. Ladies and gentleman, I bring...

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KruegerGate

What a crazy week. It's amazing how one poor choice of words can change everything. KNBR has fired Larry Krueger, the morning show producer, and their longtime program director.h...

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