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Why the San Francisco Giants Will Win the World Series –

It’s another October – and it’s another even year – which means the San Francisco Giants are in the postseason. Unlike the incredible postseason runs of 2010 and 2012 that led to the Giants capturing the World Series title in those years, they are coming into this postseason as a wild-card team.  The Giants finished the 2014 regular season with a record of 88-74, good for...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: 3 reasons Joe Panik is the x-factor

Second baseman Joe Panik made his first major league start on June 22nd, 24 hours after being called up to the big leagues, and hasn’t looked back since. He’s not only refused to relinquish the starting job since then, he’s actually thrived in his new role on his new ball club. The 23-year-old rookie figures to play a critical role for the San Francisco Giants in their quest...
Via isportsweb.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down Madison Bumgarner

The Giants saved their ace for the Wild Card game. Though Madison Bumgarner has been a snot-rocket champion for some time, and a top pitcher, he’s turned it up a notch the last two seasons. A couple adjustments — one in approach and the other in mechanics — seem to have fueled this latest improvement. […]
Via Fangraphs
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hunter Pence rallies fans with postgame speech

If you don't believe the San Francisco Giants team has what it takes to get to the World Series, than you have no faith in Hunter Pence.The Voice of the Giants addressed the home crowd after the final game of the regular season at AT&T Park, rallying them for the playoffs. And did it in his own inimitable style.Pence led the crowd in the “Yes!” cheer that became so popular...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hunter Pence, Giants Fans Channel WWE Superstar

Hunter Pence is insane. Seriously, the guy is not all there, right? Now, here’s the part where I let you in on a little secret…every time he opens his mouth, I become more and more of a fan of the dude. And Sunday’s speech to the more than 41,000 fans at AT&T Park was no different. Your browser does not support iframes. But there’s something missing from Pence’s wide...
Via Hall of Very Good
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Matt Cain has ankle surgery

The San Francisco Giants defeated the San Diego Padres on Saturday by the score of 3-1. The win improved the Giants to 87-74 on the season, second in the National League West. The Giants will head into the post season just above the middle of the pack in runs scored and team ERA. Already out for the rest of the season, right-handed pitcher Matt Cain had ankle surgery to remove a...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: Potential Playoff issues

With the Milwaukee Brewers losing to the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night, the San Francisco Giants clinched a playoff berth before they even took the field. That’s cool. However, this team still has lots of issues heading into the one-game playoff that they need to win in hopes of making a deep playoff run. What are they? Stay tuned? The first and most obvious issues is that...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter Pence dropped a bunch of F-bombs in great speech (Video)

Hunter Pence dropped a bunch of F-bombs in a great speech he gave during the San Francisco Giants’ celebration on Thursday night for clinching a playoff spot. The speech was one obviously intended for Pence and his teammates, but several media members and TV cameras were around to capture it. CSN Bay Area even aired […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giants celebrate Wild Card berth with gusto

On Thursday, the Giants beat the Padres 9-8 in a wild contest to wrap up one of the two NL Wild Card berths. Technically, San Francisco clinched a spot earlier in the afternoon when the Brewers lost to the Reds, but they made it official after the victory against San Diego. The Giants still have no idea who they’ll be playing in the Wild Card game, and where. The Pirates are only...
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants clinch NL Wild Card

Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports The San Francisco Giants clinched a National League Wild Card spot in the playoffs on Thursday after the Milwaukee Brewers’ 5-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. The Giants still have a chance to climb ahead of the Pittsburgh Pirates for the top Wild Card slot, which would give it home-field advantage for the NL Wild Card Game on Oct. 1. The winner of the...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants boycotting reporter Andrew Baggarly after he wrote about clubhouse argument

Andrew Baggarly has covered the San Francisco Giants for the past decade, but the team is currently doing its best to prevent him from doing so during a pennant race. The Giants, who are currently tied for the lead in the wild card race, have apparently decided to freeze Baggarly out because the players are […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bumgarner hits Puig, leading benches to clear

In the first inning of Tuesday’s Giants-Dodgers game, Madison Bumgarner hit Yasiel Puig in the ankle with a pitch. The two then had words, and some brief chaos erupted at Dodger Stadium. No one was ejected, and tempers were quickly diffused. Two batters later, Matt Kemp launched his 24th homer of the year to score Puig and make it 3-0 Los Angeles. Bumgarner one-upped the situation...
Via The Outside Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

S.F. Giants CEO believes ads on uniforms are coming

San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer indicated in an interview with a local radio station in the Bay Area that he believes advertisements on MLB uniforms are coming soon. One of the reasons Baer believes that this is a likelihood is due to the fact that current commissioner Bud Selig has been a consistent opponent of placing ads on players’ uniforms during his trenue. He’s set...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: What to do with Tim Hudson?

After posting a 1.18 ERA and a 7-2 record in his first 13 starts for the San Francisco Giants, Tim Hudson has recorded only two wins in his 17 starts since.  His struggles bring about a major dilemma for Giants’ manager Bruce Bochy down the stretch. Hudson’s decline has been especially rapid as of late, as he is 0-3 with a massive 8.45 ERA in his past three starts. The upcoming...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy has funny quote about facing Dodgers

We’re just a couple weeks away from the postseason and the race for the NL West crown is heating up. As you can see below, the Giants are now just three games back of the Dodgers. Sure enough, on Monday, the Giants and Dodgers will begin a three-game series. As of now, Jake Peavy is slated to start the first game for the Giants. When asked about it, Peavy explained just how excited...
Via Next Impulse Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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