And the Giants are going to Chicago to make everyone nervous. - From McCovey Chronicles
As the game was progressing, and Noah Syndergaard was pitching like an alien, with Curtis Granderson shedding nine years off his age to make a brilliant catch, it was easy to think, “Well, if you’re going to go, go like this.
How did the Giants uncover a pitcher like this, a minotaur made out of obsidian and snot who became a postseason legend before he left his mid-20s?
The Giants face the best team in baseball next.
It’s that Casilla probably didn’t deserve all of his misfortunes, just like the Giants deserved to score some runs against a normal closer.
Via Brooks Baseball, it’s the foul ball that I’ll think about until the brain sweater can’t keep those memories warm anymore: That’s from the catcher’s perspective, and that little red square at the bottom was a 2-2 pitch that Panik had no business making contact with.