Were you surprised? Seeing as Brett Pill could probably run for mayor of San Francisco (or even governor of California, what with all the disillusioned Dodger fans) and win by a massive landslide, I figure I should probably blog about him.
Well, that and the fact that I ABSOLUTELY ADORE HIM AND HE IS THE BEST THING TO EVER HAPPEN TO THE GIANTS. Okay, sorry about the caps. I try to avoid that. But Pill is rather a special case, you know?
He was one of the September call-ups, which is to say he was something along the lines of an afterthought for a team that had just been labeled “Out of contention- move right along”. Apparently, he read that label to say, “Tear it up, kid! We have a pennant to win!” Not that I mind. I’m just surprised. And impressed. Very, very impressed.
The series against San Diego certainly went better than I had expected coming in, even though today’s finale was a bit (a bit?) of a let-down. The whole “see-ball-hit-ball” thing seems to have gone bye-bye. No matter. The team is playing a whole lot better and as of right now- and this is sure to change before I post this, just ‘cause- the Rockies are beating the Diamondbacks. Which doesn’t help tremendously, seeing as this pesky thing called math says with each passing day it is becoming harder for the Giants to catch up, but I was never good at math anyway so I’m just ignoring it.
The point of diving into the lake and all that. Right? Right.
p.s. Brett Pill!
Okay, fine. Finished now.