Originally Posted by Falstaff
Yes I thought it was clever that the Giants did not use their #1 pitcher
against Verlander, (more or less expecting to lose this one). Then the rest of the series Giants will enjoy favorable pitching matchups.
Robin Ventura ought to play close attention and take notes on the methods
SF will be using to destroy Detroit, and use those same tools next year for White Sox victories.
Matt Cain pitched in game 7 of the NLCS and wasn't available. If he was, he would've started last night. It wasn't cleaver, it's just the circumstances and resources that were available.
It's good to see Barry Zito somewhat earning his contract. IT only took about six years...