13 Innings

Last night I went to only my third SF Giants game of the season. And I just realized that this is my first G's post of the 2011 season. How can that be? Back in April, I went to the season opener (first home game since winning the World Series) and Opening Night (the night the World Series Rings were awarded). I just realized that I never blogged about that weekend. I'm gonna have to do a "flashback" post of it.

Anyhow, back to last night, it was a great night for ballgame. It was cool, but not windy.

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{a snuggie kind of night}

The G's were facing the Washington Nationals with Timmy Lincecum on the mound, just 5 strikeouts shy of 1000.

It was only fitting that I was there with my cousins - Shari and Jeff (and little J).

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{Me and 'Lil J}

Shari, Jeff and I are the biggest Giants fans. We've gone to Spring Training together, gone on road trips together, heck, we've even gone to Cooperstown together.

We've also witnessed some pretty epic milestones at AT&T Park - Barry's 600th HR and 300th steal, the entire 2002 post-season home games, Game 1 of the 2010 World Series...and now we can add Timmy's 1000th strikeout to the list.

Too bad Timmy wasn't his sharpest and the G's found themselves down 0-4 early in the game. As such, we found ourselves combing the Club level checking out all the new eats that were added this season...

Like the new "build your own baked potato" bar. I had actually bought a beef brisket sandwich, but when I saw Shari's baked potato, I gave my sandwich away and bought this baked potato instead:

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{baked potato + pulled pork + roasted corn + mushrooms + broccoli}

Since the weather was mild (cool, but not windy), I decided I *had* to have a Ghirardelli sundae. I can't be at a game and not have either a Ghirardelli sundae or hot chocolate. San Francisco treats:

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{7th inning special}

The Giants pulled off yet another comeback and tied the game in the 8th inning. It then went into extras innings. I lost 3 hours of sleep because of those extra innings and felt every bit of it today. Thank goodness they won it in the 13th! The torture continues...

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