2012 MLB Postseason
Two more wins and the San Francisco Giants are in the World Series once again. To get there, there are three things that will help them get there.
The tenacious San Francisco Giants fanbase took over Twitter in support of Barry Zito as he saved the team from elimination.
After an 8-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Four of the NLCS, the San Francisco Giants enter familiar territory—facing the threat of elimination from the postseason.
After the San Francisco Giants got two quality starts from Vogelsong and Cain, Lincecum and Zito get named as starters for Games 4 and 5, while Bumgarner is sent to the bullpen.
After Cardinals outfielder’s hard slide that eventually took San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro out of Game 2, the infielder is ready to start Game 3 and holds no ill feelings towards the opposition.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Ryan Vogelsong leads his team to a win in Game 2 of the NLCS, adding another chapter to his inspirational baseball story.
San Francisco Giants’ starting rotation continues their sub-par outings. With these performances from their starting pitching, the status of future starts come into question for later games of the NLCS.
Madison Bumgarner allowed two homers and got knocked out early for the second time this postseason and the Giants once again got off to a bad start to a series at home, losing Game 1 of the NL championship series 6-4 to the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.
The San Francisco Giants have named their Game 1 and Game 2 starters for the NLCS, but have not decided if Lincecum will start over Zito in Game 4.
With the two hottest teams in the postseason in the NLCS, the San Francisco Giants need to turn up the offense to get past the St. Louis Cardinals.