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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Joe Panik scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Aaron Barrett’s bases-loaded wild pitch, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night to return to the NL Championship Series.
Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.
The Giants were not considered the most talented roster entering the 2010 or 2012 divisional playoff round, but bucked the odds to capture the World Championship each time. After that, and an 8-0 thumping of the Pirates Wednesday in the Wild Card round, you would think that oddsmakers would have learned to fear the beard, but no – the Giants (along with fellow wild card winner Kansas City) face the longest odds to win it all of the remaining eight teams at 10-1.
A Giants fan and her Dodger jersey wearing accomplice found an epic way to break the awkwardness of the kiss cam segment at the game in Los Angeles last night.
Clayton Kershaw outpitched Yusmeiro Petit for his major league-leading 19th win, and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved three games ahead of San Francisco in the NL West with a 4-2 victory over the Giants on Sunday.
Zack Greinke pitched 6 scoreless innings and hit his 4th career home run, and the Dodgers romped past the Giants 17-0 on Saturday night to build on their lead in the NL West.