I don't even know how to evaluate this one. Alex White's finger probably isn't 100% healthy. Aaron Cook is dunzo. The top three hitters might be shut down for the season. The rest of the lineup is basically the lesser half of a spring training split squad just hoping to impress someone in the front office.
This is really sh*tty baseball.
This is Colorado Rockies baseball. 2011 style.
Giants 9, Rockies 1 (boxscore)
If forced to point out one thing I enjoyed about this game, it would probably be the fact that Greg Reynolds finally got a haircut.
Seriously. Nothing annoys me more than a guy out there who's done nothing substantial in his career, stroking his hair and trying to be pretty for the cameras. Hell, it even bothers me when Tim Lincecum does it, and he's got two Cy Young's to his name.
And hey, wouldn't you know Reynolds actually tossed a scoreless inning. Maybe letting his brain breathe and getting the bangs out of his eyes helped a little bit.
I also enjoyed watching Jordan Pacheco collect three more basehits.
That's about it.
Friendly Reminder: Detention Lecture: Your 2011 Colorado Rockies.... read it now on Big League Stew.
Every final thought the rest of the season may be a friendly reminder to read the Detention Lecture. And why not? It felt good to write, it might feel good for you to read, and it sure as hell beats anything that's actually happening on the field.