So can we like play the Brewers ever day?
GOD we needed that! A four game winning sweep. And it wasn’t even torturous like so many Giants wins. I don’t even have to talk about awesome pitching today, because there was HITTING to be talked about! 50 hits to be exact, 34 RBIs, 36 runs, EIGHT homers! Was I watching the right team?
Game 3 was by far my favorite. Right off the bat, home runs by Torres, Huff and Posey in the first inning. THE FIRST INNING. Three home runs in the first inning apparently hasn’t happened for the Giants since Bonds, Kent and Burks in 1999.
Then in the 4th, they load the bases. Big deal, they load the bases all the time. They also leave hitters stranded all the time. But NOPE! everybody gets in. Then they load the bases again. And…GRAND SLAM by Posey for his second home run in the game, and first major league career grand slam.
It was definitely Posey’s weekend. 9 hits, 9 RBIs, 6 runs and 4 home runs, in four games. I’ve said it before, but I’m repetitive: you can’t be named Buster Posey and not be a good baseball player. Forget skill and hard work, it’s the name. His parents were geniuses. (Unless they liked football or something.) In 2083, there will be documentaries interviewing old, denture wearing dudes who can’t stop talking about what a great ballplayer Buster Posey was. “He had it all!” It just sounds right. Buster Posey.
Too bad he’ll probably be traded to the Yankees.
Anywho, we face the media circus tonight. Strasburg! Say that with a heavy German accent. Sounds scary, right? Bit worried of course, but I’m also feeling cocky after a four game winning streak and the fact that we did alright against Jimenez. Besides he’s only one guy and one game. We’ve got a 2-1 record against the Nationals this year and 225-207 all time. We’ll be alright.
Still in 4th place, but only 5 games behind now. Crawling our way back up!