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The Vagaries of a Career

We see it happen all the time. A can’t-miss prospect finally makes it up to the bigs, and we anticipate great things, only to see him disappoint.  Andy Marte, Brandon Wood, Justin Smoak, Jesus Montero. All were supposed to be … Continue reading

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This Day in Giants History: October 30, 1922

The Giants pay $65‚000 and three players to Baltimore of the International League for Jack Bentley‚ whom many at the time consider “the next Babe Ruth.” Bentley hit .349 and was 13-1 as a pitcher in 1922 (41-5 since 1920). … Continue reading

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