The Giants beat the Cardinals to make the World Series. But baseball fans outside of San Francisco will be rooting for the Royals.
Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
The 25-year-old lefty tossed eight solid innings in Game 5 and took home the prize after San Francisco rallied for a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Travis Ishikawa’s three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth.
San Francisco police have canceled days-off in preparation for a possible Giants win Thursday night which would put the team in the World Series for the third time in the last five years.
If you’ve watched the national broadcast of the last few San Francisco Giants home playoff games you know that former Journey frontman Steve Perry does a darn fine lipsync of his own song ‘Don’t Stop Belevin.'” While the journey tune may fire up the fans at AT&T, the Giants are hardly a one-note team. Here’s a look at Perry’s act and several of the other big name artists the Giants have turned to for musical inspiration.
The Giants need one more win to return to the World Series and they send their ace to the mound Thursday night – but before you click on Craigslist hoping to find some semi-affordable seats for the World Series, keep this in mind: The Giants are favored by Las Vegas oddsmakers Thursday, and those guys have been wrong pretty much the entire MLB Postseason.
Buster Posey drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of some clunky defense by St. Louis first baseman Matt Adams, beating the Cardinals 6-4 on Wednesday night to move within one victory of the World Series.
With more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense that plated two runs in the first inning and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again, Greg Holland and the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a sweep of the AL Championship Series with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.
A bedtime story for young and old Giants fans, inspired by a photo of the full moon over AT&T Park.
The Giants claimed Game 3 in the NLCS with a 10th inning walk-off bunt and error.