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News, The Snitch World Series: Justin Verlander, Thou Art Mortal

World Series: Justin Verlander, Thou Art Mortal

There's a scene toward the end of the great old movie The Man Who Would Be King where Sean Connery's character has nearly conned an Afghan tribe into believing that he's a God. But, just at the wrong moment, he's…
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News, The Snitch <i>The Franchise</i> Episode 7 Recap: Keeping Up with the Poseys

The Franchise Episode 7 Recap: Keeping Up with the Poseys

Of the many Giants that have been felled by injury this season, few have elicited reactions different than Buster Posey and Barry Zito. The former is a beloved young star the likes of which the franchise hadn't seen in two…
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Giants Release "It Gets Better" Video

SF Weekly first reported that the San Francisco Giants would become the first professional sports team to produce an iconic "It Gets Better" video. Today, the World Series champs released a short video aimed to curb LGBT bullying and teen…
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News, The Snitch Giants World Series Win Worth Millions

Giants World Series Win Worth Millions

Even carrying Barry Zito's enormous (and useless) contract, the San Francisco Giants still had a massive upswing in valuation this year.Yes, we can't get enough of the Giants -- including every Brian Wilson performance on and off the field. And…
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News, The Snitch Everything Dandy For Giants in World of Fashion, Too

Everything Dandy For Giants in World of Fashion, Too

Without a doubt, the San Francisco Giants' top sartorial story of the young season has been utilityman Eugenio Velez taking the field last week outfitted in a jersey reading "San Francicso." More than any bullshit orbiting around Janet Jackson's ta-tas,…
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News, The Snitch Barry Zito Gets No Love on Caltrain

Barry Zito Gets No Love on Caltrain

Sports fans -- and public rail enthusiasts -- may have heard how larger-than-life images of San Francisco Giants' stars are now gracing Caltrains' gallery cars. It remains to be seen if this will put more derrieres in AT&T Park's seats…
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News, The Snitch The Case For Barry Zito

The Case For Barry Zito

My old pal Randy Shaw at BeyondChron and your humble narrator will never be confused for blood brothers -- but we are both U.C. Berkeley alums and longtime San Francisco Giants supporters who have suffered mightily for our sporting allegiances.…
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News, The Snitch Happy Zito Day: Will Giants Pitcher's Redemption Continue, Or Is It Too Good To Be True?

Happy Zito Day: Will Giants Pitcher's Redemption Continue, Or Is It Too Good To Be True?

Rather than delve into the schadenfreude of a man, with the name "Manny" who took female hormonal medication -- and tie that in to the impotence of the San Francisco Giants' bats -- today, let's look on the bright side…
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News, The Snitch Thank You Readers! Here Are Your Entries For Barry Zito's Nickname.

Thank You Readers! Here Are Your Entries For Barry Zito's Nickname.

Last week, we asked our readers to soft-toss us some suggestions for a fitting nickname for Barry Zito -- who, just as we queasily predicted, was bombed in his second start of the season and currently sports an earned-run average…
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News, The Snitch Calling All Readers: Help Us Devise Barry Zito's Nickname

Calling All Readers: Help Us Devise Barry Zito's Nickname

With Barry Zito scheduled to be handed the ball tomorrow in Dodger Stadium -- and with the possibility of a five-game losing streak piled atop whatever other pressures he brings to the mound -- it's now clearer than ever: This…
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News, The Snitch Barry Zito Mows 'Em Down -- The Ladies, That is

Barry Zito Mows 'Em Down -- The Ladies, That is

The conventional wisdom used to be that chicks dig the longball. Not true. Chicks dig Barry Zito. Who would have thought being young, wealthy, handsome, and articulate could be such a turn-on? Rick Reuschel may kick Zito's ass on paper…
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News, The Snitch San Francisco Giants Make Their Sales Pitch -- And It's Zito-Esque

San Francisco Giants Make Their Sales Pitch -- And It's Zito-Esque

As baseball fans, I think we can all agree that Tim Lincecum is spectacular. Even homeless men told me last year that the Giants were too painful to follow -- this coming from men who have slept on pavement for…
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News, Sucka Free City Gay Weddings We&#146;d Really Like to See

Gay Weddings We’d Really Like to See

Gavin Newsom and Dan Noyes How long together: One four-year term Their love story: Most viewed ABC7 TV reporter Mr. Noyes' hostile questioning of the mayor as evidence of a hate-hate relationship, but insiders sensed the underlying sexual tension. It…
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News, The Snitch Barry Zito: Poster Boy for Troubled Times

Barry Zito: Poster Boy for Troubled Times

Pitcher’s high-profile train wreck a microcosm of bigger (and badder) things By Joe Eskenazi A few years back on a crisp and cold winter’s day, former Major League journeyman “Subway” Sam Nahem told me a story. After a particularly…
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News, Sucka Free City The Drug-Sucker Proxy

The Drug-Sucker Proxy

This Monday, something wonderful happens: baseball season begins. I'm sure you're all as excited as I am. Also happening on Monday: the release of Major League Baseball 2K6, the latest installment of San Rafael-based 2K Sports' MLB-sanctioned videogame, wherein for…
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