Marco Scutaro 2012 NLCS MVP San Francisco Giants
October 01, 201432

Top 10 SF Giants videos to get you fired up for the playoffs

Here we go again, Giants fans. It’s October. It’s an even year. We’re back. Yay. Its been an odd season, to say the least. Odd start. Odd middle. Odd finish.

Hunter Pence Giants World Series Parade
September 30, 20140

BASGcast (Ep. 110): MLB Playoff Predictions!

Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy offer their MLB postseason predictions on BASGcast. The guys (brilliantly) predict everything from the Wild Card to the World Series. ***

September 27, 20140

Brandons lead Giants to 3-1 victory over Padres

After struggling in July and August for completely different reasons, Brandon Crawford and Brandon Belt are getting (or have gotten, rather) hot at just the right time. As a result, the

Tim Lincecum WS Parade
September 27, 20145

Cole, Worley, or … Wacha? Playoff possibilities for Giants’ Wild Card game, plus a Lincecum update

With all apologies to the fans who spent large sums of money to attend one of the last two games of the regular season (or both), these games mean absolutely

Ryan Vogelsong Giants NLCS 630x300
September 27, 20146

Vogelsong: “Sometimes you need some breaks to go your way, and I feel like I haven’t gotten a whole lot this year.”

First, don’t get fooled by the headline. That’s one of the themes of this story, because in many ways Ryan Vogelsong got positively screwed in 2014. We’ll get to that in

Madison Bumgarner Tim Hudson Hunter Pence
September 26, 20143

Bumgarner on winning the Willie Mac Award, plus the 10 best quotes about McCovey from past winners

Madison Bumgarner, as I’m sure you’ve heard by now, was voted the 2014 Willie Mac Award winner. At 25, he’s the third-youngest recipient in the history of the award, behind Jack

Hunter Pence speech 2014
September 26, 20141

From vets to rookies, Giants feel confident heading into familiar territory: an elimination game

“We don’t need no easy (expletive) road. We get to play an extra (expletive) game. It doesn’t matter how you get from A to B, our goal at the beginning

Mike Krukow Duane Kuiper parade
September 26, 201426

Making the Show: behind the scenes look at a Giants broadcast

The San Francisco Giants’ promotions department has produced yearly slogans based on togetherness for the last four seasons. It’s a franchise that values continuity, for reasons based both on marketing and baseball. The

Pence’s “(expletive) champion blood” speech gets Giants ready for postseason
September 26, 201425

Pence’s “(expletive) champion blood” speech gets Giants ready for postseason (video)

The Giants had plenty of reasons to celebrate. The day began with a Brewers loss, which allowed the Giants to back into the Wild Card play-in game. So a celebration

Sergio Romo SF Giants
September 25, 201418

Sergio Romo: “There are things that happen in the clubhouse that should probably stay in the clubhouse.”

Sergio Romo’s weekly show aired this morning on KNBR, and Brian Murphy asked two questions about the weird situation involving the team’s “boycott” of beat writer Andrew Baggarly. Romo wasn’t

September 24, 20141

Dodgers Kershaw Giants, Kershaw NL West

This was an assertion of dominance. The Dodgers won these two September series in nearly identical fashion, and tonight was even worse for the Giants in a few excruciatingly painful ways than the

Madison Bumgarner Yasiel Puig Giants Dodgers
September 24, 201412

Bumgarner hits Puig and a homer, but it’s not enough as Dodgers lower magic number to one

Many years from now, we’re all going to glorify what we saw tonight. Embrace it. Don Drysdale throwing brushback pitches at Willie Mays and Willie McCovey sounds downright sexy now.

Sergio Romo 2014 Spring Training
September 23, 201420

San Francisco Giants players reportedly boycotting beat writer

Via Henry Schulman: Pagan was not immediately available for comment. Before Bochy spoke, Pagan abruptly cut short a group interview because of the presence of one beat reporter whom he

Angel Pagan
September 23, 20148

Season over: Angel Pagan to undergo back surgery

Bruce Bochy told the beat writers at Chavez Ravine some bad news for the Giants’ postseason chances. Angel Pagan, who has already missed 60 games this season due to a

Jake Peavy San Francisco Giants
September 23, 20144

Giants break through with three runs in 13th to beat Dodgers

After the Giants got swept in San Diego and fell 4.5 games behind the Dodgers, Andrew Baggarly’s pregame updates read like a prewritten obituary. Tonight’s appetizers: raw artichoke, soggy bruschetta

Larry Baer Ed Lee Keith Greggor Anchor
September 22, 20149

Larry Baer and Adam Silver have something in common

Each time a Giant homers at home this season, the trademark “yodel” from a certain local tech company is heard throughout AT&T Park. If Larry Baer has his way, a matching

Tim Lincecum angry
September 19, 20142

Giants lose to Padres as momenTim shifts in San Diego

That one was an ordeal. A boring ordeal, at that. I feel like I’ve seen this game before … oh, that’s because I was in attendance. Version 1.0 was a 6-0 loss

Madison Bumgarner World Series
September 19, 201434

Projecting the Giants postseason roster

Assuming the Giants make the postseason, here’s my roster projection. They’ll probably need to win a Wild Card “play-in” game against the Pirates just to make it to the NLDS,

Matt Duffy Jake Peavy Giants
September 17, 20147

You gotta like these kids: Giants win on Duffy’s two-run single in ninth, now two games behind L.A.

The Giants had to win this game, with Madison Bumgarner pitching and the Dodgers falling behind by a half dozen runs at Coors before Andrew Chafin threw the game’s first pitch.

Juan Gutierrez junk
September 15, 20149

Giants need to worry about fending off Brewers in Wild Card race, Gutierrez is literally a junk baller

The Dodgers’ lead over the Giants is four games. With only 12 games left after L.A. won 11-3 in Denver and the Giants lost 6-2 in Phoenix, the likelihood of

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