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Okay, let's put last night's disaster behind us, and come out fighting strong, and show the Giants exactly why we are leading the National League. I think last night's defeat was more painful than Sunday's blowout; it's a game where even a moderate degree of competence would have been sufficient for victory. But we didn't even reach that level, and instead it was our third one-run defeat in four losses.
We send Pwnings up there to see what he can do, and his past couple of starts have been solid affairs. As we saw yesterday, however, a pitcher is largely at the mercy of the defense behind him. As Oscar Wilde once almost said, "To lose one game against the Giants, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose two looks like carelessness."