Whoever said games don’t matter in April wasn’t at AT&T Park the past three days.
This is the first time in Major League Baseball history the reigning regular-season MVP will oppose the World Series MVP as starters.
I’m having a little trouble believing I’m actually writing this: that was a classy move by Yasiel Puig.
Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who was savagely beaten by two Los Angeles Dodgers fans following an Opening Day game in 2011, has yet to receive any of the $18 million awarded to him – and is likely to receive far less, while his health insurer will get millions before Stow is paid.
Facebook has released its annual Major League Baseball fandom map showing the World Series champion San Francisco Giants increasing its fan base across U.S. counties, overtaking that of arch-rival Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have designated former Giants closer Brian Wilson for assignment, meaning the man behind the “fear the beard” mantra is likely done with the team.
The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to hire Oakland Athletics assistant GM Farhan Zaidi as the club’s new general manager, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said.
Bryan Stow, the Giants fan beaten in a Dodger Stadium parking lot on Opening Day 2011, is speaking publicly for the first time since the attack.
The San Francisco Giants – Kansas City Royals World Series is billed as a team of destiny versus a bid for a dynasty. For lifetime Giants fans used to decades of disappointment, it’s hard to see this team keeping it up every year (or every other year). But what if the Giants win the series? And what if they keep on winning them? At some point we are going to have to call them a dynasty, and even the most fatalist Giants fan will have to revise expectations upward. What will they root for? Here’s a partial to-do list. We’d love to have your additions in the comments below.
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