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  • Giants edge Cardinals to take 3-1 series lead

    Giants edge Cardinals to take 3-1 series lead
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Consecutive run-scoring grounders to first base sparked a three-run sixth inning Wednesday night, and the San Francisco Giants overtook the St. Louis Cardinals en route to a 6-4 victory in Game 4 of the National League Championship...
  • Giants' blueprint for success isn't easily deciphered

    The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense and speed to kill. The Oakland Athletics have a way, the zig-when-...
  • World Series: Giants topple Royals to take Game 1

    World Series: Giants topple Royals to take Game 1
    The Kansas City Royals would not be here without James Shields. They bet big on him, in one of the most criticized trades in recent memory, and they won. No pitcher in the major leagues started more games this season, and the Royals got into the playoffs,...
  • Royals run out of magic in Game 1 loss to Giants

     Royals run out of magic in Game 1 loss to Giants
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Another World Series title won't do a whole lot to change San Francisco, a world class city with a quirky personality. The Giants already have won a couple of them since 2010 anyway, and everyone is just looking for another...
  • World Series Odds: Will the Golden Gate Bridge or George Brett get more air time?

    The folks at MyTopSportsbooks.com sent out these odds for the World Series which begins Tuesday night in Kansas City: Odds to win the World Series: - Giants: 10-11 - Royals: 10-11 Odds the World Series is won in: - four games: 6-1 - five games:...
  • Former Kutztown, IronPigs pitcher Ryan Vogelsong defies odds to reach World Series

    Former Kutztown, IronPigs pitcher Ryan Vogelsong defies odds to reach World Series
    Throughout the major league playoffs this season the Kansas City Royals have become known as a team of destiny. Despite failing to go .500 over the last month of the season, they hung on to a wild card spot and sneaked into the American League...
  • Walk-off HR sends Giants to World Series vs. Royals

    Walk-off HR sends Giants to World Series vs. Royals
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Travis Ishikawa blasted a three-run home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday night, sending the San Francisco Giants to their third World Series in five years with a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. By...
  • On The Fly: World Series Local Links

    Who are you pulling for in the World Series? The Kansas Royals are America's Team, but the San Francisco Giants have some strong Eastern Connecticut links. The Giants' Double A affiliate was in Norwich before shifting to Richmond, Va. after the 2009...
  • Giants' Travis Ishikawa hopes Mike Trout magic comes with new cleats

    Mike Trout did not make it to the championship series, but his cleats did. Travis Ishikawa is the accidental left fielder for the San Francisco Giants. He made a spectacular diving catch in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series on Saturday,...
  • Strikeouts a battle for Cubs' Javier Baez

    Strikeouts a battle for Cubs' Javier Baez
    Madison Bumgarner’s dissection of the Pirates in the National League wild-card game Wednesday night was reminiscent of what the Giants’ prized left-hander did to Cubs rookie Javier Baez during an Aug. 20 game at Wrigley Field. At that point,...
  • Madison Bumgarner nearly goes distance in Giants' 3-0 win over Cardinals

    Madison Bumgarner nearly goes distance in Giants' 3-0 win over Cardinals
    This is not the postseason of the ace. If pitching wins in October, the best pitching ought to win the most. Not this October. Clayton Kershaw, the best pitcher on the planet? Two tries, no wins. Jon Lester and Stephen Strasburg? One try for each,...