“Amazing what four days off, a 33-53 opponent, the comforts of home, a foggy night in the 50s and a pair of orange shoes can do for a struggling team,” as the S.F. Chronicle is reporting this morning.
“The Giants quickly put a 1-5 trip through America’s Sweat Belt behind them Friday night when they rode a gargantuan Buster Posey home run, a seismic home-plate collision and shutdown pitching by Madison Bumgarner to a 5-1 victory over the Astros.
‘”We’re going to fight to get into a situation to get into the playoffs no matter what,’ Pablo Sandoval said. “We’re going to play hard.”
The rest of the article is here.
I’m looking forward to the second half of the season, hoping that the Giants’ players performance in the All-Star game (and last night) will be a catalyst going forward! A classic Giants-Dodgers rivalry for the playoffs!
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