Madison Bumgarner threw two scoreless innings in his first outing since the second game of the World Series, postseason hero Marco Scutaro had two hits and drove in a run.
Let the rest of the country swoon over the nouveau-riche Los Angeles Dodgers. The San Francisco Giants have two World Series titles in the past three seasons. And as they report for 2013, 21 of the 25 members of their latest championship team will roll through those clubhouse doors this week.
Second baseman Marco Scutaro is staying in San Francisco, agreeing to a $20 million, three-year contract with the Giants.
The off-season goal of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants is simple. “We’re going to try to keep the team together as much as possible,” Giants CEO and President Larry Baer said.
Marco Scutaro and Pablo Sandoval must be on a mission from the baseball gods, who appear to be on the side of the San Francisco Giants in this MLB postseason. Scutaro and Sandoval are their prophets.
Justin Verlander pawed at the mound with his feet during warmups, looked flabbergasted when his pitching coach came out for a visit and appeared out of sorts from the start.
The World Series-bound San Francisco Giants have their own good luck talisman: a Francois Langur monkey born at the San Francisco Zoo a few weeks ago…
It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.
San Francisco Giants infielder Marco Scutaro dreamed that he would one day play in a World Series. Today, his dream is coming true.
To be a team of destiny, things must set up in a way that goes beyond the probable and into the legendary.