Angel Pagan lined a game-ending double to right field with one out in the ninth inning, and the San Francisco Giants returned from a rough road trip to beat the San Diego Padres 3-2 on Friday night.
Pinch-hitter Blake Lalli lifted a long single in the bottom of the ninth inning Wednesday night that sent the Milwaukee Brewers over the San Francisco Giants 4-3.
Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to cap San Francisco’s rally from a four-run deficit and the Giants went on to beat the Colorado Rockies for the eighth straight time, 9-6 on Tuesday night.
Barry Zito saved San Francisco’s season by beating the Cardinals last fall in the NL championship series, then delivered again with a 1-0 victory over St. Louis on Friday.
The way Ryan Vogelsong is pitching this spring, Giants manager Bruce Bochy should have no worries when the right-hander leaves for the World Baseball Classic.
Let the rest of the country swoon over the nouveau-riche Los Angeles Dodgers. The San Francisco Giants have two World Series titles in the past three seasons. And as they report for 2013, 21 of the 25 members of their latest championship team will roll through those clubhouse doors this week.
The off-season goal of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants is simple. “We’re going to try to keep the team together as much as possible,” Giants CEO and President Larry Baer said.
San Francisco and free-agent center fielder Angel Pagan agreed to a $40 million, four-year contract Monday as the winter meetings got underway in Nashville, Tenn.
A lot of unusual plays have worked in the Giants favor these days that could be chalked up to divine intervention. Monday saw yet another one that could be credited to the so-called “Rally Rabbi.”
Another game of the World Series is in the books, and more unpredictable action has taken place. After the Giants earned an improbable win in Game 1, they extended their series lead with a Game 2 victory. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.