Monday, September 12, 2011

D-Backs magic number at 8

Nothing certifies an official collapse at the end of the season like dropping 2 out of 3 to the Dodge3rs at AT&T.  D-Backs magic number is at 8. 


My work buddy thinks that now that my Rally 'Stache is noticeable it has power ad everything can turn around.  I think he can't do math.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011


Well, the Giants dropped 2 out of 3 to the D-Backs, placing them squarely behind the 8-ball.  The D-Backs now have a 7 game lead.

Now mired in a somewhat  meaningless series with the Padres (assuming AZ keeps winning), most hope is lost.  The Giants literally have to win out (they might be able to drop one of 2 of the last 21, but they'd have to hope AZ plays no better than 2 games over .500 for that to work).

Still got my playoff  'stache going.  At least until the end.

Brooding Ruben 'Stache

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Crunch Time

Welp, after an epic slide combined with an epic win streak - -the Giants find themselves 6 back of the damn D-Backs at the start of September.

Rowand and Miggy were DFA'd yesterday (thank God), the Bat (injury) and Brett Pill (AAA) were activated, and today rosters expand.

The Boys start a 3 game weekend series with the first place D-Backs at China Basin tomorrow.  They've got 6 v the Rattlers in the final 22 games.  I think they've got to win 5 out of 6 and 18 or 19 of 22 to have a shot at the division.

In lieu of a playoff/rally beard: this year I am homaging the great Barry Zito #75 and Tim Lincecum #55 in all of their post-World Series/pre-Season-of-Defense glory and I will do a rally/playoff mustache.  I shaved this morning, and I will grow the push broom out until mathematical elimination of championship repeat.