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Wednesday BP: What would the Giants record be today?

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Now’s your chance to be optimistic. Or, better yet, pessimistic!

Colorado Rockies v San Francisco Giants Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images

Programming reminder: Tonight we’re rewatching Game 4 of the 2010 World Series at 6 p.m. PT.

Yesterday would have been the San Francisco Giants 23rd game of the season. Instead, we’ve had no games.

In the hypothetical season I’ve been making up, the Giants are 9-14. Were the season not hypothetical, they’d probably not be 9-14. Better? Hopefully. Worse? Possibly.

We’ll never know, so you can never be wrong when I ask you: What would the Giants record be today if the coronavirus had not suspended the season?

My guess is . . . uhh . . . 9-14.

Did Barry Bonds hit a home run today?

A few!

April 22, 2000: Against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Bonds hit a 2-run home run in the 3rd inning off of Omar Daal, scoring Calvin Murray. It gave the Giants a 3-2 lead, and they would win 8-6. It was his 7th home run of the year.

April 22, 2006: Against the Colorado Rockies, Bonds hit a solo home run in the 1st inning off of Aaron Cook. It gave the Giants a 2-0 lead, and they would win 6-4. It was his 1st home run of the year.

April 22, 2007: Against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Bonds hit a solo home run in the 4th inning against . . . wait for it . . . Yusmeiro Petit. It gave the Giants a 2-0 lead, and they would hang on to win 2-1. It was his 6th home run of the year.

Giants links

Grant Brisbee continues his countdown of the greatest home runs in San Francisco Giants history, with 46-41 (The Athletic, subscription required)

Alex Pavlovic talks with Pat Burrell about prospect Marco Luciano (NBC Sports Bay Area)

Henry Schulman on how the MiLB reduction deal could impact the Giants (SF Chronicle)

Craig Edwards projects team payrolls for 2021 (Fangraphs)

George Avalos on layoffs in San Francisco, including to the game-day Giants workers (Mercury News)