And so it all blows up . . . the dream season, the big contract, maybe the Giants' season.
ST. LOUIS Reputations can be made in a flash. It takes a little longer to unmake them.
DENVER Sometimes a team just needs to outhit its mistakes. Good thing the Giants are facing the Colorado Rockies woeful collection of arms.
SAN FRANCISCO Former As teammates Barry Zito and Joe Blanton traded twin outings.
Nate Schierholtz and John Mayberry Jr. traded two-homer performances.