Madison Bumgarner pitched seven strong innings and the San Francisco Giants opened defense of their third World Series title in five years with a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford and members of his family spoke to reporter Juliette Goodrich about the season and World Series triumph before the start of the victory parade Friday.
Daily Madden: The Giants’ Crowd Noise Solution And Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater’s Chance Of Facing Green Bay
The Coach talks about the Giant’s Wild Card win on Wednesday night in Pittsburgh and about the chances that Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will face the Green Bay Packers Thursday night.
Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.
Madison Bumgarner struck out eight and took a share of the major league lead with 18 wins, and the San Francisco Giants moved within one game of NL West-leading Los Angeles by beating the Dodgers 9-0 on Friday night.
Brandon Crawford hit a bases-clearing double to break a 14th-inning stalemate and Tim Lincecum earned his first career save as the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 on Tuesday night.
Pablo Sandoval hit a three-run homer off one of his favorite foils, and the San Francisco Giants beat the slumping Miami Marlins 9-1 Friday night.
Jayson Werth hit his first homer in almost a month and drove in three runs, and the Washington Nationals capitalized on Matt Cain’s erratic start to beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.
Entering the week, the 42-21 Giants are a full three games up on their cross-bay rivals for the best record in Major League Baseball. Unlike past post-season -bound squads where the starting rotation was called on to cover the blemishes of very bumpy lineup, this year’s team is deep.
Hunter Pence, Michael Morse and Brandon Crawford homered to power the San Francisco Giants past the Atlanta Braves 10-4 on Wednesday.