National League Championship Series
The San Diego Chargers held quarterback Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts to three field goals in a 19-9 Chargers win Monday night. “It looks like the Colts were thinking that our next game is against the Denver Broncos,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
In a ninth inning downpour, Giants fans roared even louder as their team finished off the Cardinals 9-0 to win their second pennant in three years.
Mesmerizing, isn’t it? If there’s any way to sum up the Giants’ incredible, improbable, emotional, can’t-really-believe-it’s-true Game 7 NLCS win over the Cardinals, it’s that broken-bat hit by Hunter Pence that turned a 2-0 Giants lead into a 5-0 rout.
San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro was in the starting lineup for Wednesday’s NLCS Game 3 against the Cardinals in St. Louis. Scutaro was injured when Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday aggressively collided with him in Game 2 to break up a double play.
It’s unclear whether Marco Scutaro will play in Game 3 of the NLCS in St. Louis Wednesday. The Giants second baseman was injured after Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday aggressively collided with Scutaro behind the base.
Against all odds, the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds to advance to the NLCS. When asked what got them to this point, the answer is always the same: playing for the guy beside them.
Jonathan Sanchez, who lost Game 2, takes the mound for San Francisco in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series.
The San Francisco Giants were foiled in their attempt to wrap up their first National League pennant in eight years as the Philadelphia Phillies staved off elimination in Game 5 of the NL championship series.
Juan Uribe hit a game-ending sacrifice fly off reliever Roy Oswalt with one out in the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants moved within one win of the World Series, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in the NL championship series.
Come Tuesday, the Giants and Phillies will see a third such marquee encounter in as many games of their NL championship series: Cole Hamels vs. Matt Cain.