It’s been a rough week for the 49ers: the team fell to 4-4 after a crushing defeat to the Rams, the rumors of Jim Harbaugh leaving persist, and now they’ve lost once-promising prospect Marcus Lattimore for good due to ongoing knee trouble. It appears Las Vegas bookies have taken note of the dark clouds currently circling Santa Clara, and they’ve made the three-time NFC Title Game contender a long shot to hoist the Lombardi Trophy this year.
Juan Perez entered Sunday’s Giants game with a heavy heart. He entered the game as a pinch runner just after learning that his friend – top St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras – was killed in a car wreck in the Dominican Republic.
The Raiders are the NFL’s only winless team and in the midst of their worst stretch in more than a half-century.
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.
In the NLCS, the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals are evenly matched. Baseball fans should hang on and enjoy the ride.
The San Francisco Giants have a 2-1 lead in the NLCS after a wild throw to first base led the winning run to score in the 10th inning at AT&T Park Tuesday.
In the National League, the Cardinals and Giants have been dominating postseason play in recent years, and that means fans are having a hard time choosing who to root against more. Fortunately for Giants fans, the decision is easy, not just because the Cardinals are the latest opponents, but because these teams have postseason tensions dating back to Jeffery Leonard calling St. Louis a cow town.
The National League Championship Series is tied at one game apiece and the San Francisco Giants return home to face the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday afternoon in Game 3 at AT&T park. Vendors, nearby shops and restaurants are well aware that business is booming.
Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one game each.
It may have been a few years and a World Series championship in the past but the ire for Cardinals Matt Holliday is still fresh.