Monday, January 22, 2024

Newsletter Excerpt, January 22, 2024 -- "The Giants"

This is a preview of the Joe Sheehan Baseball Newsletter, an e-mail newsletter about all things baseball, featuring analysis and opinion about the game on and off the field from the perspective of the informed outsider.

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"Farhan Zaidi has gone into the last two winters with a good plan. When he hasn’t been able to execute that plan, though, he’s driven off the road, squandering money on the worst kinds of free-agent signings and trades. The Giants have lost ground, not just to the Dodgers, but to the Diamondbacks. This is a critical year for them, as if they don’t succeed, they may face both a front-office overhaul and the need to start over around Webb, Luciano, Harrison, and the rest of a pitching-heavy farm system."