Joe Panik scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Aaron Barrett’s bases-loaded wild pitch, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night to return to the NL Championship Series.
San Francisco and the Giants are a perfect fit – both steeped in tradition but continuously evolving and getting better (and weirder) with each season.
Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.
Having snapped San Francisco’s NL-record postseason win streak, Gio Gonzalez and the Nationals look to stay alive Tuesday night when they oppose 2012 postseason hero Ryan Vogelsong in Game 4 at AT&T Park.
Doug Fister pitched seven shutout innings and the Washington Nationals took advantage of Madison Bumgarner’s one off-target throw, staving off elimination in the NL Division Series with a 4-1 win against the San Francisco Giants on Monday.
The San Francisco Giants have won the the first game of the National League Division Series against the top-seeded Washington Nationals Friday by a 3-2 score.
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.
Pirates Broadcaster and former Pitcher Bob Walk joins the guys LIVE from St. Louis to preview Game 5 of the NLDS.
Pressure on the Pirates? Save it. There is zero, nada, zilch.
The Los Angeles Dodgers earned themselves a three-day break after ousting Atlanta to win the National League division series, and they can use the time off to sort out some issues.