Ryan Vogelsong


SAN FRANCISCO –- In more ways than one, Ryan Vogelsong is a thirty-something pitcher coming up on free agency.

He is 37 years old.


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SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Giants have played exactly 552 hours of baseball this year, and these last four explain them as well as any could.


Armchair managers wept bitter tears. Hey, everyone needs a hobby.

But they rally.

They never stop, even when the answer they seek is force-fed to them. They never give up hope.