San Francisco Giants NLCS Tim Hudson
October 24, 201410

Three things to watch in Game 3 of the World Series

This is a big one. Teams that win Game 3 of the World Series to put themselves ahead two games to one have won … a majority of these series.

mccovey cove
October 24, 20142

Boo Boatbound: Naming rights to McCovey Cove were up for sale, apparently (update: it was a hoax)

Update: The claim that naming rights of McCovey Cove have been sold is a hoax and completely false. — #OctoberTogether (@SFGiants) October 24, 2014 Soooo … I’m the idiot for

Buster Posey walk-off celebration Giants
October 23, 20141

BASGcast (Ep. 113): World Series chatter with Alex Pavlovic

Bay Area News Group Giants beat writer Alex Pavlovic joins Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy after the Giants and Royals split the first two games in

Sergio Romo Jean Machi SF Giants
October 23, 201410

Bochy’s lack of urgency in 6th inning buried Giants in Game 2

Last night’s game was decided in the sixth inning and it is very reasonable to lay a good helping of the blame onto Bruce Bochy. Bochy has rightfully been praised

lincecum
October 22, 20148

Giants get torched in Game 2, have a bullpen to sort out

Gregor Blanco started the game with a whale of an at-bat against Yordano Ventura that ended with a booming home run to right field. Another laugher seemed to be on

Hunter Strickland Giants
October 22, 201413

Hunter Strickland’s arm and mouth keep getting him into trouble

Even Bruce Bochy’s belief in Hunter Strickland had to have been tested tonight. The 26-year-old who can touch 100 mph with his fastball keeps getting touched up in the playoffs, and

Bumgarner WS
October 22, 20142

How Madison Bumgarner dominated the Royals in Game 1

Madison Bumgarner has blossomed into a full blown “Ace” in 2014. He’s always been a good pitcher, but this season he emerged from the shadows of Tim Lincecum and Matt

Tim Lincecum 2014 World Series
October 22, 201415

Lincecum’s legend lingers

With a six-run lead and Madison Bumgarner’s day done, many fans cried for Tim Lincecum to pitch in either the eighth or the ninth inning of Game 1. Of the

Madison Bumgarner
October 21, 20147

Bumgarner still a World Series star as Giants rout Royals in Game 1

Here’s how you know that a World Series win came easy … fans were clamoring for Tim Lincecum in the eighth and ninth innings tonight. The San Francisco Giants are three wins away

royals giants
October 21, 20140

2014 World Series preview: Royals represent Giants’ toughest challenge yet

In a lot of ways, the Kansas City Royals are a terrifying team. They steal a ton of bases. They just start running and running and running, the ground starts

Sergio Romo World Series
October 20, 20144

Nine Giants looking for their third championship in San Francisco

The Giants have to win four more games before we can even think of bringing up the “d-word” to describe this team, and a look at who remains from the

Bruce and Kim Bochy World Series Parade
October 17, 201459

So the Giants and Royals are just lucky? Stop it.

“Interestingly, the Giants and Royals are basically exactly proof of how crazy 5 and 7 games series are (and proof of how wonderful baseball is, assuming you don’t like the

Travis Ishikawa SF Giants HR NLCS walk-off
October 16, 201425

Ishikawa’s walk-off HR powers Giants back to the World Series

The golden age of San Francisco Giants baseball was already jam-packed with incredible stories. Tonight, somehow, another glorious chapter was added to a rapidly expanding book. The Giants are going to the

Pablo Sandoval Giants 2014 NLCS Game 4
October 16, 201411

Giants come back from three runs down to take 3-1 NLCS lead over Cardinals

It’s humbling for just about everyone but the Giants themselves, as predicting what’ll happen in this series is impossible. The Cardinals certainly figured they would’ve picked up a game at

Juan Perez Roberto Kelly
October 15, 20140

BASGcast (Ep. 112): Giants win Game 3 in the most Giants-y way possible, look ahead to Game 4

The San Francisco Giants took a 2-1 series lead in the way only they know how . Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy recap the game and look ahead

San Francisco Giants walk off win 2014 NLCS Game 3
October 14, 201417

Giants take 2-1 lead on walk-off bunt, error (and I took photos)

What else can you say about a game like that? It’s a wonderful time to be in San Francisco. My days as a credentialed baseball reporter are over in 2014,

Tim Hudson SF Giants 2014 NLDS
October 13, 20143

Bruce Bochy doesn’t seem fully confident in Game 3 and 4 starters

Neither Tim Hudson nor Ryan Vogelsong were at their best in September, but that didn’t seem to matter in the NLDS. They combined to allow just two runs, nine hits

Sergio Romo
October 12, 201415

Four dingers, four stories: Giants lose a postseason game on the road, time to freak out!

I would’ve had to check under my couch for $100 bills if the Giants won Game 2 of the NLCS, which they did not. They lost 5-4 in the ninth

Bum
October 11, 201411

Bumgarner succeeds where Kershaw couldn’t: St. Louis

The Giants spent Game 1 doing what they’ve been doing throughout the postseason. They pitched well, played close to perfect defense, and scored a few runs while leaving a ton

Michael Morse SF Giants
October 11, 20148

SF Giants NLCS Roster, and 5 questions about this Giants-Cardinals rematch of sorts

The only change in the San Francisco Giants 25-man roster from the NLDS to the NLCS version is the addition of Michael Morse and no more Gary Brown. So team

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