These are series previews. They preview the series.
But the last time they did it was — surprise! — in San Francisco.
They’re as bad as they’ve ever been, which means these games will be as painful for the Giants as they always are.
They’ve also played four games in the past two days.
After starting the season 17-13, the Padres are just 44-58.
... and the Giants need to watch out.
The Giants aren’t as talented as the Cubs, but they have much more gravitas.
This series probably decides the season for both teams. Unless it doesn’t.
Or did they anticipate holding onto it for another year and stick it in a utility closet?
For the Giants’ sake, can they wait a week to come up with their answer?
And, did the Giants luck out by not landing Bryce Harper? Did Bryce Harper miss out by not choosing the Giants?
The Giants have won just three games in Colorado over the past three years, and it’s even worse than you think.
That’s more than enough to hang around in the NL Central race.
Some men hit the ball, most balls hit this man.
Sure, the Dodgers are good, but do you know why? The answer is pretty simple, but it’s not one the Giants can duplicate.
The dynamic 27-year old’s power-speed combo makes him a top three player in baseball.
... but they’re .500 because of the pitching.
Cody Bellinger is not a CEO, but he’s making it very difficult for teams like the Giants to live.
It’s tough to say they’re cursed, but they’re their own brand of weird.
Like the Giants, the Marlins are trying to will a talentless lineup to compete.