The Giants and Royals got to the World Series by playing better baseball than better teams. Which team will emerge as champion?
Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.
Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October – even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals.
A wild pitch, a wide throw and an 18-inning marathon
Brandon Belt, Yusmeiro Petit and the rest of the San Francisco Giants did what they do so well in October: They never give in, never give up, and win. Simple as that. No matter what it takes – or how long.
Major League Baseball sent a memo to teams and umpires clarifying this year’s experimental rule intended to limit collisions at home plate, saying runners should not be called safe if the ball clearly beats them.
NL hits leader Casey McGehee homered for the second time this season, and the Miami Marlins took the lead for good on a wild pitch by Tim Lincecum in the seventh inning to beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Sunday.
Tim Lincecum has had no trouble keeping things in perspective during his most dominant stretch in four seasons.
Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run homer off one of his favorite foils, and the San Francisco Giants beat the slumping Miami Marlins 9-1 Friday night.
Pablo Sandoval homered for the first time in more than a month, Ryan Vogelsong won for just the second time in nine starts, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 on Sunday to salvage a split of their four-game series.