National League

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 12: Jhonny Peralta #27 of the St. Louis Cardinals is out at second as Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants turns the double play on a ball hit by Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth inning during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Cardinals Tie Up Series With Giants With 9th Inning Homer

Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one game each.

10/12/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

Jake Peavy took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and finished with a one-hitter over 7 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Saturday night.

Peavy, Giants Open Playoff Series In Washington

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.

10/03/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 29: Jordy Mercer #10 of the Pittsburgh Pirates completes the double-play over the top of Joaquin Arias #13 of the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the eighth inning at AT&T Park on July 29, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

SF Skids To 6th Straight Loss; Former Giants Prospect Liriano Strikes Out 11 In Pirates’ 3-1 Win

Francisco Liriano struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Tuesday night.

07/29/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 28: Jordy Mercer #10 of the Pittsburgh Pirates tags out Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants attempting to steal second base in the bottom of the sixth inning at AT&T Park on July 28, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Struggle In 5-0 Loss To Pirates

Vance Worley tossed a four-hitter for his first career shutout, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded Madison Bumgarner early in a 5-0 win over the struggling San Francisco Giants on Monday night.

07/28/2014

Hunter Pence #8 (L) of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Michael Morse #38 (R) after Pence scored in the bottom of the third inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park on April 16, 2014 in San Francisco. Pence scored on an RBI single from Buster Posey. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

NL West Looks Like 2-Team Race As Giants, Dodgers Prepare For Crucial Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers don’t have to look much further than their poor record against San Francisco to understand why they trail the Giants by 1 1/2 games for the NL West lead.

07/25/2014

PHILADELPHIA - JULY 24: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies attempts a double-play in the first inning as Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants slides into second base during a game at Citizens Bank Park on July 24, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 2-1. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Giants Lose To Phillies, 2-1

Cole Hamels used an amped-up fastball in his latest dominant performance.

07/24/2014

Craig Gentry #3 of the Oakland Athletics steals second base, beating the throw to Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 7, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: A’s, Giants Appear Headed In Different Directions

“The A’s looked a lot fresher,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “They looked quicker, they looked like they’re into it.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/08/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 02: Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants completes a double play over Matt Carpenter #13 of the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning at AT&T Park on July 2, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

St. Louis Cardinals Beat Giants 2-0

Adam Wainwright allowed four hits over 7 2-3 innings, Matt Carpenter continued to feast on San Francisco pitching and the St. Louis Cardinals ended a scoring drought, beating the Giants 2-0 Wednesday night.

07/02/2014

Jake Goebbert #4 of the San Diego Padres scores, beating the tag of Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants in the top of the sixth inning at AT&T Park on June 24, 2014 in San Francisco. Goebbert scored on a two-run rbi single from Alexi Amarista. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Stumble, Fall To Padres 7-2

Alexi Amarista drove in three runs on three hits and San Diego handed the stumbling San Francisco Giants their 12th loss in the past 15 games, 7-2 Tuesday night.

06/24/2014

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