As Giants fans celebrated the team’s upcoming trip to the World Series late Thursday night, drivers stopped traffic in San Francisco’s Mission District for a sideshow.
In an act of sportsmanship, video on YouTube shows a Saint Louis Cardinals fan swimming into the water near Jack London Square in Oakland, in an attempt to save a Giants fan’s ticket.
Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.
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.
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.
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.
It’s a wet start to Wednesday, but the overnight rain showers are now on the tail end of a system.