If the San Francisco Giants want to get past the NLDS, the offense and pitching can’t have a repeat performance of Game 2.
Madison Bumgarner gave up a solo home run to Ryan Ludwick and allowed three more runs before leaving in the fifth inning of the Giants 9-0 loss to the Cincinnati Reds in Game 2 of the NL division series Sunday night.
With Cain on the mound and the opponent’s starter out after one batter, the San Francisco Giants were still unable to squeak out a win.
Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory and San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee have a friendly bet on the baseball playoff series between the Cincinnati Reds and the San Francisco Giants.
While they’re not the 2010 Giants, the 2012 team has its own magic to get far in the postseason.
The Western Division Giants will also host game 2 of the best-of-five National League Division Series on Sunday before the matchup shifts to Cincinnati.
Angel Pagan hit a game-ending double that Jay Bruce misplayed in right field with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the San Francisco Giants a four-game series split with a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.
The San Francisco Giants have posted four consecutive shutout wins for the first time in franchise history. Giving the ball to Matt Cain could help the NL West leaders extend their remarkable streak.
The Cleveland Indians lost to the Yankees 6-4 Tuesday night in a game that featured a Yankees player fooling an umpire in a key situation. With two outs and a runner on third, outfielder Dewayne Wise dove into the stands for a foul ball down the third base line and emerged a few second later holding his glove in the air.
Angel Pagan hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday.