The one baseball game you'd most like to go back in time to see - ESPN
Jim Caple with a great discussion starter. What game would you go back in time to see? The Marichal/Spahn game is an obvious candidate, as is The Shot Heard' Round the World. But I think my choice would be the pennant-winning '62 game. Not only did the Giants come from two down in the ninth, but they came from four games back in eight days just to get to the playoff games. Look at all that Dodger losing in September!
So, so much schadenfreude. Enough to slather 100 Dodger Dogs. Not that you'd actually eat one.
What's your team's anagram lineup? - Reddit
The person who started this thread on Reddit was a Giants fan, and, uh, there are some interesting anagrams. Salad Van Bloop sounds like Prussian royalty, and it gets extra bonus points for being the one for the guy who a) hits the ball hard, and b) lol salads.
Slumping Vogelsong not a concern - Bay City Ball
Chris uses some fancy ESPN heat maps to take a look at Vogelsong's slump. Conclusion: Ryan Vogelsong is still good at throwing baseballs.
The Most Underrated Player In Baseball - FanGraphs Baseball
Wasn't expecting this. I wrote a feature about underrated baseball players a month ago, and I didn't think of this player once. Which probably means he's a pretty swell choice.
Baseball Prospectus | Punk Hits: The Fall and Rise of Joaquin Arias
Ian Miller -- delorean to you -- comes up with a history of our favorite utility infielder. It's a subscription piece, but you'll pony up for it. It's worth it for the Millers alone. Seriously. On a per-Miller basis, you're still coming out ahead.
Blackburn dominates in Cal debut | MiLB.com News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball
I'm starting to get obsessed with Clayton Blackburn. I've been in the market for a new pet prospect for a while, not that I'm abandoning Joe Panik.