Madison Bumganer took a two-hit shutout into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer off James Shields in a three-run first and the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in Tuesday night’s World Series opener.
As fans tried to console themselves after the Giants’ game three loss to the Washington Nationals Monday night one man had the courage to lead the team on to the National League Championship Series, on the back of a motorized scooter.
San Francisco and the Giants are a perfect fit – both steeped in tradition but continuously evolving and getting better (and weirder) with each season.
The playoff-bound San Francisco Giants blew a six-run lead, and then rallied for a 9-8 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night to stay within one game of Pittsburgh for the top spot in the NL wild-card standings.
Clayton Kershaw tied a career high with his 21st victory, Yasiel Puig homered to highlight a four-run sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers won the NL West title with a 9-1 victory over the second-place San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.
Kinda Funny, a YouTube humor channel, enlisted the Giant to take part in a two minute long video revealing lots of random factoids about Pence.
Jake Peavy struck out eight and didn’t walk a batter to win his third start in a row and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Thursday for their ninth straight home victory.
Buster Posey homered, doubled twice and drove in four runs, rallying the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 12-7 on Tuesday night.
Buster Posey went 5 for 5 and drove in three runs in just six innings, then was pulled early as the San Francisco Giants routed the Milwaukee Brewers 13-2 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.
Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.