All posts tagged "giants"

  • Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw pitches in the bottom of the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Dodgers, Thursday, May 21, 2015 in San Francisco. (Jose Luis Villegas/The Sacramento Bee via AP)
    Zero tolerance: Dodgers leave SF with no runs in 3-games for 2nd time in 3 years

    By Brian Han The San Francisco Giants (23-18) are an enigma that the Los Angeles Dodgers (24-16) just can’t figure out. The Dodgers’ 4-0 loss on Thursday at AT&T Stadium in San Francisco capped off a four-game...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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  • San Francisco Giants outfielder Nori Aoki, of Japan, smiles after being introduced at a baseball news conference at AT&T Park Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in San Francisco. The 33-year-old from Japan receives a $4 million base salary this year, and the Giants have a $5.5 million option for 2016 with a $700,000 buyout. Aoki played last season with Kansas City, which lost the World Series to the Giants in seven games. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
    Can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em: Japanese OF Aoki signs with Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nori Aoki is offering a bold challenge to World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner, one of his new San Francisco Giants teammates. “I’ve heard that Madison likes to wrestle, I think I’m going to...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • His teammates couldn't thank him enough. San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner, right, gets a hug from Pablo Sandoval as Bumgarner won the MVP trophy after their 3-2 win against the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
    Mad about Bumgarner: The greatest World Series pitching performance ever?

    After a third World Series title and a well-deserved World Series MVP under his belt, Madison Bumgarner is being revered as one of the most reliable and tough pitchers in the modern era — and rightfully so....

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner and catcher Buster Posey celebrate after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
    Bumgarner carries Giants to 3rd World Series title in 5 years

    Royals had no answer for the MVP left-hander who came out of the bullpen to throw five scoreless innings on two days’ rest as they fell 3-2. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A giant, indeed. Madison Bumgarner punctuated one of...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Korean 'Superfan' Sung Woo Lee's Kansas City Royals are just two wins away from taking the crown. (AP)
    Royal flush in sight

    KC wins in SF 3-2 to take 2-1 World Series lead The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead. The feel-good sports story of the year is just two...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, photo, Miami Marlins fan Laurence Leavy, rear right, is shown wearing a bright orange Marlins jersey during Game 2 of baseball's World Series in Kansas City, Mo. Leavy's orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. He said a Royals official approached him offering to move him to the team owner's suite, but Leavy declined. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
    Party crasher: World Series fan creates buzz with Marlins jersey

    MIAMI (AP) — Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate. Laurence Leavy’s orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • NLCS Cardinals Giants Baseball
    A wild-card ride to the 2014 World Series

    (AP) – Lorenzo Cain gearing up to run on Buster Posey. Pablo Sandoval trying to launch long balls, Alex Gordon banging into walls chasing them. Madison Bumgarner and James Shields starting big games, with lights-out bullpens poised to...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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