In 2006 and 2012, Detroit swept the ALCS only to wait around for their NL opponent. And then the Tigers lost the World Series.
Marco Scutaro and Brandon Belt hit consecutive RBI singles in the eighth inning to help the San Francisco Giants edge the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Wednesday.
Two of the hottest pitchers in baseball meet at Coors Field on Wednesday evening when Madison Bumgarner leads the San Francisco Giants against Jhoulys Chacin and the Colorado Rockies.
Colorado may get to avoid Buster Posey, who has reached base in 49 straight games overall against Colorado. SF Giants manager Bruce Bochy said he would “probably” give Posey the game off Tuesday evening.
Madison Bumgarner scattered four hits over seven innings, Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants ended their longest losing streak in three years with a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.
San Francisco (38-40) has lost nine of 12 to fall a season-worst two games under .500. The Giants, who have gone 4 for 25 with runners in scoring position during their four-game skid, suffered five straight defeats April 23-28.
Brandon Belt hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the fifth inning to back a shaky outing by Matt Cain, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the Colorado Rockies 7-3 Sunday.
Angel Pagan hit an inside-the-park homer with a runner aboard in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 6-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday.
After putting their recent struggles against the San Francisco Giants to rest last week at home, the Colorado Rockies have their sights set on accomplishing the same goal at AT&T Park.
The Colorado Rockies won their first series over San Francisco in two years, beating the Giants 5-0 on Sunday.