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San Francisco Giants Link Dump, 6/25

If you ever accidentally dump your links into a river of molten lava, let 'em go, because man, they're gone.

You and me, bat. We're in this together.
You and me, bat. We're in this together.
Christian Petersen

Happy 138th anniversary of the Battle of Little Bighorn, everyone! Obviously the more hardcore history buffs among us commemorate this day by going to southern Montana to die stupidly, but how will YOU celebrate?

Welcoming the New Guy
Brandon Crawford takes to the Brandon Blog to discuss his batting practice routine and to welcome Joe Panik to the team. Yes, welcome, Joe! If you don't do well over the next month, the Giants will trade for someone who will almost certainly block you at second base for years to come. So, uh, go out there and give it 110%, sport. No pressure.


San Francisco Giants Prospects History
Were you recently bemoaning the state of the Giants' farm system? Well, check out the organization's top ten prospects from every year since 1983. If you want to see a bare cupboard, take a look at some of those mid-90s lists. Calvin Murray, Marcus Jensen, AND JR Phillips on the same list? Whew! Save some talent for the rest of the league, boys!


A Physics Comparison of Great Throws From Years Past
In the wake of Yoenis Cespedes's great throw a couple weeks ago, The Hardball Times uses numbers and math to take a look at some of the other great throws we've seen in baseball in recent years. Ichiro comes off like a chump, as his perfect strike to third base was only at 94.2 MPH. It's like, come on, man. Are you even trying?


Take a Stroll Through AT&T Park's New Edible Garden
Are you curious about the garden in center field at AT&T Park? Well, let's explore it through the magic of photographs on the Internet. Now, it turns out that despite the organization's claims, AT&T is not the first sports stadium to have an edible garden inside of it. This is because the Giants are run by JERKS and LIARS who care about NOTHING BUT MONEY and MAKING THEMSELVES LOOK GOOD.

I let a bitter A's fan guest-write part of that one. I bet you can't guess which sentence!


You shouldn't bite people
Yesterday, Luis Suarez bit an Italian player in a World Cup game. Jon Bois has thought it over and he has four reasons why people shouldn't bite other people. Now, if you had told me before I read the article that there were four whole reasons not to engage in person-biting, I would have thought you were nuts! But somehow Jon managed to find a way to really drive home whether or not you should bite people. Just to be clear: You should not!