Tim Lincecum allowed five runs in his final start before the regular season, and the San Francisco Giants lost to the Oakland Athletics 7-3 in the Bay Bridge Series opener Thursday night.
Brandon Crawford had three hits and an RBI, leading a San Francisco Giants split squad to a 6-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.
Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer for the Giants, who lost their second straight. Brandon Belt also homered.
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.
In the second inning of World Series Game Two at AT&T Park Thursday night, Giants catcher Buster Posey tagged out Tigers’ first baseman Prince Fielder in a close play at home plate.
In a ninth inning downpour, Giants fans roared even louder as their team finished off the Cardinals 9-0 to win their second pennant in three years.
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford is one of the few players in recent history to be born and raised in the Bay Area and be a regular on the big-league club.
Buster Posey hit a tiebreaking RBI single on the night he received a prestigious award and the San Francisco Giants reduced their magic number for clinching the NL West to two with a 5-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Friday.
Brandon Crawford tripled, doubled and scored on a passed ball, and Hunter Pence singled home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning to lead the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Monday night.
Tim Lincecum pitched effectively for six innings to extend his road winning streak to a career-best five straight, Brandon Crawford doubled twice and drove in two runs, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 8-3 Wednesday night to continue their strong play away from home.