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Giants fall to Cubs, 5-3

August 7th, 2017 at 11:02 PM
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John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

It was 10 months ago when the Cubs came into AT&T Park, and the Giants made us believe that they could beat them in a best-of-five series. It wasn’t just the 2016 Giants that made us think that. It was the 2010 team, the 2012 team, and 2014 team. The even-year Giants were a myth until Conor Gillaspie awakened the giants beneath the earth from their two-year slumber, and they were going to rise again and …

The Cubs were better then. They’re better now. If the Giants win a game in this series, that’ll be sweet. If they win two, baseball is funny like that. But none of it will change in a game like this, which helps prove that the Cubs are better at baseballing than the Giants. The Cubs did their best to screw up here and there, don’t get me wrong. But it was still the kind of game where it was pretty clear which team has a chance to make the postseason.

And I can’t stress this enough: You have to start looking at different events out of context to feel even halfway decent about yourself and your choice of hobbies. If you watch Giants games because you want the endorphins of a win, friend, we need to have a chat about your priorities. You need to watch the Giants because you’re a cratedigger. You’re going to flip through 2,000 Andy Williams and Herb Alpert albums at a garage sale looking for that one Ahmad Jamal.

The analogy holds when you realize that absolutely no one cares about the gem you’ve unearthed. Just the nerds who are like you. Which is why this site exits. So thank you for existing.

This game had an abundance of halfway decent albums that …

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