I have dreamed a dream, but now that dream is gone from me.—Morpheus, Matrix Reloaded (and San Francisco Giants fans across the country) Technically, which means mathematically, the San Francisco Giants are still alive. They sit five games behind the National League Wild Card-leading Colorado Rockies with both teams facing 11 games left in their 2009 seasons. So, yes, the pulse is still there. But they amount to a brain-dead patient kept alive by motors and tubes. Even the most optimistic soul must now admit there will be no postseason for our beloved squad. Sure, the wheels could suddenly blow off the Rox's wagon, and that old refrain "stranger things have happened" still holds, though its grip is slipping. The problem is the Gents would have to make a dramatic U-turn to start playi ...
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