The Giants have released their 2006 schedule.
Some observations, in addition to those made in this press release.
Before: As many as five two-game sets.
2006: Two two-game sets.
Before: Two or three Thursdays off in between series during home stands.
2006: Five Thursdays off in between series during home stands.
Before: The traditional southeast tour in August, playing in Atlanta and Miami.
2006: at Florida in May, at Atlanta in August.
Before: The traditional Quaker State tour, at Philly, at Pittsburgh.
2006: Not paired up on same trip.
Before: Resume play on Thursday after All-Star Game.
2006: Resume play on Friday after All-Star Game.