Matt Duffy is a name that not many San Francisco Giants fans knew about at the beginning of last season. He began the 2014 season with the Giants’ Double-A affiliate, the Richmond Flying Squirrels. Duffy was then called up and played in his first Major League game on August 1st, 2014, when the Giants were in desperate need of a spark and some help at the second base position.
The San Francisco Giants currently have a 6-10 record, which is the worst in the National League West and fourth worst in the National League and MLB. They are coming off a very impressive 6-2 win over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night though.
In this week’s Giants Mailbag, we will discuss Brandon Belt’s struggles so far this season, if Justin Maxwell deserves a bigger role on the team, and if the Giants can win with Chris Heston and without Matt Cain and Jake Peavy.
The Golden State Warriors entered the 2015 NBA Playoffs as the number one overall seed, and they are currently leading their first round playoff matchup with the New Orleans Pelicans 2-0. There’s lots of excitement currently in Dub Nation, as the Warriors hope to win the franchise’s first championship since 1975.
In this week’s Warriors Mailbag post, we will discuss how Draymond Green is coming up on a large contract extension and the repercussions of that, a possible second round matchup with the Memphis Grizzlies, and which bench player has been the most impressive so far in the playoffs.
The San Francisco Giants have gotten off to a disappointing, injury-riddled start to the 2015 season. Not much has gone right for the reigning World Series champions so far this season, but the Giants still have plenty of time to improve where needed.
The life of a sports fan can resemble the business cycle. There are ups, downs, peaks, and valleys. A sports season can be hard to predict but exciting at the same time. Some fans show their true devotion to a team by sticking around for both the peaks and valleys, and some become frustrated during the downturns.
The NBA Playoffs are finally here! The first round matchup of the number one and number eight seeds in the Western Conference will feature a team that has had the best record in the NBA for most of the season, the Golden State Warriors, going up against a team that earned their spot in the playoffs on the final day of the regular season, the New Orleans Pelicans.