This should be a great night for the Giants. ANOTHER Dodger win. ANOTHER great pitching performance.
THE GIANTS ARE THE BEST TEAM IN BASEBALL!
But Brandon Belt is gone for a while with a broken thumb. And suddenly the have a Giantic hole in their lineup.
Nobody said it would be easy.
The Red Sox got killed and the A’s kicked Washington’s butt. No tension there.
Time to update the Dodged Bullet – Teeth Grinder Tally.
An explanation of what this is all about can be found HERE.
GIANTS DODGED BULLET – TEETH GRINDER Tally
Madison Bumgarner held the Dodgers to 4 hits, 1 run and 8 strikeouts over 8 innings. The Giants won 3-1 but will lose Brandon Belt for weeks. DODGED BULLET (with a dash of teeth grinding.)
18 Dodged Bullets 10 Teeth Grinders
TOTAL: + 8
RED SOX DODGED BULLET – TEETH GRINDER Tally
13 Dodged Bullets 12 Teeth Grinders
A’S DODGED BULLET – TEETH GRINDER Tally
12 Dodged Bullets 13 Teeth Grinders
TOTAL: – 1
Giants magic number is 124.
Now it gets interesting.