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10-24-2010, 11:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Amateur Hour View Post
Yes, it did. Just as I said, that doesn't mean they're more talented overall (because they're not)... but it's ignorant not to give the Giants the credit they deserve for playing better than us. They made key pitches and got key hits when they needed them, and we didn't. The Giants were the better team in THIS series. Period.
Which does not make them "the better team." Means they won 4 out of 7 games.

And who is not giving them credit? I've been telling the cocky folks in these threads talking about how we were going to cut through 'em like butter that it was idiotic to think that way. The Giants have a very good team -- any team with that level of pitching is a very good team -- but they're not better than the Phils, and if you ran out and played that series 10x the Phils would win more series than they'd lose.

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