| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:21 PM
It might not always have been the smoothest of rides, but it offered the desired finish: the National League West title.
The Dodgers won their second consecutive division title Wednesday night, fittingly behind the impressive pitching of Clayton...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:36 PM
PITTSBURGH -- Brandon Crawford became the first shortstop to hit a grand slam in a postseason game, and Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hit shutout as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 Wednesday night in the National League wild-...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:25 PM
WASHINGTON -- There was much made over the first postseason start for Washington Nationals pitcherStephen Strasburg, who was shut down in 2012 because of an innings limit and did not appear in the playoffs that season.
But Joe Panik, a rookie who was...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:20 PM
As it turned out, the San Francisco Giants had the Washington Nationals right where they wanted them.
Pablo Sandoval's RBI double tied the game with two outs in the ninth inning, and Brandon Belt's solo homer in the 18th gave the never-say-die Giants...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Brandon Belt and the rest of the San Francisco Giants did what they do so well in October: They never give in, they never give up, and they win. Simple as that. No matter what it takes — or how long.
Even 18 innings.
On and on and on the...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:54 PM
Giants 2, Nationals 1 (18): Pablo Sandoval's RBI double with two outs in the ninth inning forged a tie before Brandon Belt homered to lead off the 18th as visiting San Francisco won the longest postseason game in major-league history to seize a 2-0...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Washington Nationals took advantage of a two-run throwing error by San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner to break a scoreless tie in the seventh inning en route to a series-extending, 4-1 victory Monday afternoon.
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:38 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Joe Panik scored on a wild pitch to break a seventh-inning tie, and the San Francisco Giants edged the Washington Nationals 3-2 Tuesday to grab a spot in the National League Championship Series.
The Giants, a wild-card entrant in the...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Previo al partido de wild card entre los Gigantes de San Francisco y Piratas de Pittsburgh un buen amigo se interesó por mi pronóstico de aquel juego de muerte súbita.
Mi respuesta fue tan cortante como errada: "Nunca me han gustado los Gigantes. Son un...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:35 PM
A look at the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals:
Game 1: Saturday, 5 p.m.
San Francisco (Bumgarner 18-10, 2.98) at St. Louis (Wainwright 20-9, 2.38)
Game 2: Sunday, 5 p.m.
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:04 PM
ST. LOUIS -- On a night when they might have lost their perennial All-Star catcher, the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to tie the National League Championship Series.
Second baseman Kolten Wong led off the bottom of the ninth Sunday with St. Louis'...