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, 201460

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, 201412

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

Tim Hudson SF Giants 2014 NLDS
October 10, 20140

BASGcast (Ep. 111): To the NLCS!! Plus 49ers-Rams & NFL Stadium Violence Discussion

For the third time in five years, the San Francisco Giants are going to the NLCS. Bay Area Duck Guy and Bay Area Sports Guy discuss the 3-1 series win

San Francisco Giants 2014 NLDS Champions
October 08, 201435

Giants move on to NLCS, prove once again that baseball is a team sport

The San Francisco Giants got past the Bryce Harpers in four games, or maybe it just seems that way. Technically, the Giants beat the Nationals 3-2 in Game 4, clinching yet

SF Giants clubhouse Yes Yes Yes
October 07, 20146

Ryan Vogelsong leads Giants in “YES! YES! YES!” chant (video)

The Giants are going back to the NLCS after a 3-2 win that wouldn’t have been possible without another fantastic postseason performance from Ryan Vogelsong. Who knew the guy could

2014 NLDS Game 3 Giants Nationals
October 06, 20144

Nationals avoid sweep with strong outing by Fister, poor throw by Bumgarner

The energy peaked before the game, during introductions and especially when WWE wrestler Daniel Bryan led the AT&T Park crowd in his trademark “YES! YES! YES!” chant. Then both teams went in

Brandon Belt Brandon Crawford
October 04, 201417

Giants win longest postseason game ever on Belt’s HR in 18th

Whenever you think the Giants can’t possibly shove another memorable moment into this five-year block of history-making, something nutty happens. The Nationals should’ve won a 1-0 game that would’ve been one

Jake Peavy Giants
October 03, 201420

Giants take 1-0 NLDS lead over Nationals with 3-2 nailbiter — this is a well-coached team

The Giants were hoping to go back to San Francisco with a split. Check that — the going wisdom was that they were gunning for a split. The way this

Tim Lincecum Giants World Series
October 03, 20147

Thoughts on SF Giants’ NLDS roster (mostly on Lincecum, a little on Brown)

I knew my San Francisco Giants playoff roster projection from two weeks ago would be a little off after Tim Lincecum started pitching well at the end of the season.

Tim Hudson Madison Bumgarner
October 02, 20145

Tim Hudson gets graphic after WC game (and probably ticked off the Nats in the process)

Tim Hudson won the “Good Guy Award” from the local media because he’s pretty accommodating and every once in a while he’ll make an unexpected quip. We’re easy: quotes and jokes,

Madison Bumgarner stone cold
October 01, 201414

The Giants are Madison Bumgarner, and they’re moving on to the NLDS

These Giants are stone cold. The Pirates … well, they weren’t ready systematic dismantling like this. Here they were, with dreams of smacking the Cardinals around on Monday and stealing the

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