The Royals have the smallest payroll of the remaining MLB playoff teams. The Cardinals, Giants and Orioles all started the season with payrolls exceeding $100 million.
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Pitching wins championships, or so the saying goes, right? The Giants rode their arms to two World Series Titles in 2010 and 2012. But it was widely believed that 2014 […]
All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.
Friday’s matchup between Washington’s Stephen Strasburg and San Francisco’s Jake Peavy – pals who sometimes work out together in San Diego – gives one indication of the gap in experience the series represents. Strasburg, held out of the 2012 postseason to protect his surgically repaired elbow, will be making his playoff debut; Peavy will be making his sixth October start, including as a member of last season’s World Series champion Boston Red Sox.
Pinch-hitter Andrew Susac singled home the go-ahead run in the 13th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 Monday night to climb within 3 1/2 games of the NL West lead.
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.
Jake Peavy pitched six innings without allowing an earned run – even remaining in the game after a rain delay of 2 hours, 42 minutes – and the San Francisco Giants routed the Detroit Tigers 8-2 on Friday night.
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.
The Giants scored seven runs after a video review led umpires to overturn an out call at home because Chicago catcher Tyler Flowers illegally blocked Gregor Blanco, and San Francisco went on to beat the White Sox 7-1 on Wednesday.
Wily Peralta became the first 14-game winner in the majors this season, earning his fifth straight victory and pitching the Milwaukee Brewers past the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Thursday.