Hello and happy Tuesday.
But on Monday they got in on the fun by teasing the beef between Madison Bumgarner and Max Muncy.
Scoreboard guy San Diego is the best. pic.twitter.com/8y6OVpgH2D— Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) August 4, 2020
Did Barry Bonds hit a home run today?
August 4, 1993: Against the San Diego Padres, Bonds hit a solo home run in the 4th inning off of Tim Worrell. It gave the Giants a 2-0 lead, but they would lose 11-10. It was his 33rd homer of the year.
August 4, 1996: Against the Houston Astros, Bonds hit a solo home run in the 6th inning off of Mike Hampton. It cut the Giants deficit to 5-3, and they would lose 7-6. It was his 30th homer of the year.
August 4, 2001: Against the Philadelphia Phillies, Bonds hit a 2-run home run in the 6th inning off of Nelson Figueroa, scoring Ramon Martinez. It cut the Giants deficit to 5-2, and they would lose 12-2. It was his 47th homer of the year.
August 4, 2002: Against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Bonds hit a solo home run in the 9th inning off of Scott Sauerbeck. It gave the Giants a 10-5 lead, which was the final score. It was his 31st homer of the year.
August 4, 2006: Against the Colorado Rockies, Bonds hit a solo home run in the 7th inning off of Jeff Francis. It cut the Giants deficit to 5-2, which was the final score. It was his 15th homer of the year.
August 4, 2007: Against the San Diego Padres, Bonds hit a solo home run in the 2nd inning off of Clay Hensley. It tied the game 1-1, but the Giants would lose 3-2. It was his 21st homer of the year. It also tied him with Hank Aaron for the all-time home run lead.
- Roger Munter on if Logan Webb can make the leap (There R Giants)
- Podcast: Grant Brisbee and Andrew Baggarly discuss the first series win of the year (The Athletic, free)
- Jessica Kleinschmidt on how Mike Yastrzemski kneeling meant so much to the Oakland A’s Tony Kemp (NBC Sports Bay Area)
- Kerry Crowley on why the Giants are leaning on left-handed pitchers at Coors Field (Mercury News)
- Daniel Brown on Bruce Bochy and Steve Kerr getting together — virtually of course — to drink wine and talk (The Athletic, subscription required)
- John Shea on the Giants starting their longest road trip of the year during the middle of an MLB coronavirus outbreak (SF Chronicle)
- Dalton Johnson on how the Giants are developing players without Minor Leagues (NBC Sports Bay Area)
- Will Leitch has a surprise player from each team in baseball (MLB)
Have a great Tuesday, friends.