| Oct 13, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Once upon a time, the chance to go to Great American Ball Park and watch the Reds play a win-or-go-home game in the playoffs would have been the chance of a lifetime for fans in Cincinnati. The franchise hadn't played one since 1975, and that was at...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 2:55 PM
CINCINNATI -- Buster Posey's grand slam punctuated a six- run fifth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants claim a piece of history in a 6-4 decision over the Cincinnati Reds in the fifth and deciding game of a National League Division Series from Great...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:47 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Marco Scutaro bounced back from Matt Holliday's hard slide by delivering a big hit of his own that helped the San Francisco Giants get their first home win this postseason, 7-1 over St. Louis on Monday night that tied the NL...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Picture this: Charlie Manuel and Ruben Amaro Jr. sitting around a large table with other front office members and scouts who are armed with a myriad of statistics, entrenched opinions and passionate voices.
Don't, though, think for a second that Manuel...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Why even play three more games?
It's the Giants' world, and the rest of us just eat overpriced Cioppino and get fat on Ghirardelli chocolate.
It was impressive for Barry Zito to use his 85-mph fastballs to shut down the Cardinals...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 8:53 PM
Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a four-game sweep and win their second World Series title in three years.
Ryan Theriot, who went...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Taco Bell is giving out free Doritos Locos Tacos nationwide Tuesday afternoon in honor of the World Series, which the San Francisco Giants won in a four-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers.
The Mexican-style chain, a sponsor of Major League Baseball,...
| May 19, 2012
| 8:07 PM
PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies needed a power hitter and the pressure was on John Mayberry Jr.
Freddy Galvis had the burden of being a rookie.
And with Carlos Ruiz being the one main-stay in the bottom of the Phillies lineup, all eyes were on him,...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:16 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Roberto Clemente was baseball royalty long before dying on a relief mission at the height of his Hall of Fame career.
Ernie Banks knew the kid had something as soon as he saw the young Puerto Rican play right field for the Pirates....
| Dec 4, 2012
| 6:40 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Orioles met with the representatives of free-agent outfielder/first baseman Nick Swisher tonight, an industry source has confirmed.
Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said earlier today that he...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:04 AM
I know a lot of you out there are not digesting the news of Nick Swisher as a potential Oriole particularly well.
His griping and guffawing rub some people the wrong way, in other dugouts and in the stands throughout baseball.
But the guy probably is...