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Tim Hudson Finally Makes It to the World Series –

After sixteen years, three teams, 457 career starts, 3003.0 innings pitched, 214 career wins, and 2016 career strikeouts, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Hudson finally makes it to the World Series.  In his first season with the Giants, Hudson is slated to start Game 3 of the World Series in front of the home crowd in San Francisco.  Before this season, the 38-year old...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
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No states are rooting for the Giants in the World Series

It was just four years ago that the San Francisco Giants were America’s cinderella team. Going up against the Texas Rangers back in the 2010 World Series, not many expected the Giants to pull out the first championship in their west coast history. But dominating their way through a five-game series win over the Rangers, Bruce Bochy’s squad started a run that has turned into three...
Via Sportsnaut
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Rookie making history by pitching in two World Series in one year

Kansas City Royals reliever Brandon Finnegan will make history if/when he pitches against the San Francisco Giants in this year’s Fall Classic. Finnegan, who was drafted in the first round this season, will become the first player ever to appear in both the College World Series and the Major League Baseball World Series in the same year. “I was sitting in a classroom probably...
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Five keys for the Giants in the World Series

The San Francisco Giants are four wins away from their third World Series championship in five seasons, which is pretty unbelievable considering the franchise went 56 years between their last title and their first one in this current run. It’s been a pretty incredible few years for a team that, for whatever reason, no one ever seems to think can win it all. Standing in the way...
Via The Outside Corner
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Giants vs. Royals World Series preview: Which Wild Card will emerge victorious?

In a postseason that’s been filled with its fair share of magic and other sanity-defying occurrences, it’s time for the ultimate show—in seven acts or less. The San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals have been the beneficiaries of other-worldly performances and timely efforts—both ever-present since their respective Wild Card victories. No better month to do it in than...
Via The Sports Daily
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Nikolai Bonds: Fans Treated My Dad “Like He Was a Convict”

After spending much of the second half of the season in second place, chasing the Los Angeles Dodgers, the San Francisco Giants are in the World Series. More surprising than the Giants playing this deep in October for the third time in five years is this…Barry Bonds, who recently underwent hip surgery, was on the field at AT&T Park as a guest of the team. Just as surprised...
Via Hall of Very Good
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

A tale of two Buster Poseys

There’s no shortage of reasons why the Giants find themselves in the World Series for the third time in five years, really, and you can start anywhere. Maybe that’s Jake Peavy, a disappointment in Boston and now a revelation in San Francisco. Or rookie Joe Panik, filling a hole that was so bad it had […]
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants Injury Update: Tim Lincecum dealing with stiff neck

Right-hander Tim Lincecum didn’t go through a full workout Saturday because he woke up with a stiff neck, according to Alex Pavlovic. However, Lincecum is on the roster for the World Series and the Giants don't think his discomfort is serious.Lincecum has yet to pitch in the 2014 postseason, though Giants manager Bruce Bochy said he would have pitched the 19th inning in...
Via MLB Injury News
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S.F. radio stations ban Lorde's 'Royals' during World Series

San Francisco fans of the singer Lorde will be out of luck for the next couple of weeks. The Giants and Kansas City Royals will start the World Series on Tuesday, which means the appetite for anything Kansas City- or Royals-related in San Fran is at an all-time low. That apparently includes Lorde’s big-time hit “Royals.” The song — which the singer admitted was inspired by...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants fan who returned Travis Ishikawa's walk-off home run ball gets World Series tickets (PHOTO)

Imagine being a lifelong San Francisco Giants fan and holding a piece of team history in your hands — and giving it up. Willingly.That's what Frank Burke did — after catching Travis Ishikawa's dramatic Game 5 NLCS Series walk-off home run ball (video at bottom) that gave the Giants the pennant and sent them to the World Series last Thursday — when he returned the prized...
Via The Other Paper
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GALLERY: 10 greatest walk-off homers in MLB playoff history

The walk-off hit is one of sports’ most exhilarating moments, and when it happens in October, it’s something fans cherish for generations. Travis Ishikawa gave San Francisco Giants fans a memory they’ll never forget when he hit a three-run homer to win the National League pennant. The hit, along with Joe Buck’s call, reminded everyone of another walk-off blast from the...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Katie Nolan tries to out-chug Madison Bumgarner

Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is getting a lot of attention for chugging multiple beers during San Francisco’s post-game clubhouse celebrations. On Thursday, he followed up his eight inning start by chugging (if you want to call it that) six beers, Stone Cold Steve Austin style. Fox’s Katie Nolan accurately pointed out that Bumgarner really wasn’t CHUGGING the beers as much...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bumgarner celebrates NLCS win by chugging six beers at once

First, Madison Bumgarner celebrated the San Francisco Giants winning its NL Wild Card game by chugging four beers at once. He then toasted the team’s NLDS series win by slamming five beers at the same time. Following San Francisco’s 6-3 win in Game 5 of the NLCS over the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park […] The post MVP Madison Bumgarner celebrates NLCS win by chugging...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants win on walk-off home run, advance to World Series

Your browser does not support iframes. The San Francisco Giants hit three home runs during game 5 of the NLCS. The final one, off the bat of Travis Ishikawa, sent them to the World Series to face the Kansas City Royals. The Giants tied the game in the bottom of the eighth inning thanks to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Slimmed-down Barry Bonds throws out first pitch

The Giants and Cardinals squared off in a pivotal Game 4 of the NLCS. And they called on former Giants slugger Barry Bonds to throw out the first pitch and get it started. The crowd at AT&T Park stood behind him and chanted “Ba-rry! Ba-rry! Ba-rry!” as he prepared to throw...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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