Hundreds of fans crowded Willie Mays Plaza for an Orange Friday rally in anticipation of playoff games starting this weekend.
Matt Cain will pitch Game 1 against the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday and left-hander Madison Bumgarner will go in Game 2 on Sunday.
The Western Division Giants will also host game 2 of the best-of-five National League Division Series on Sunday before the matchup shifts to Cincinnati.
The San Francisco Giants have informed Melky Cabrera’s agent they won’t bring the suspended outfielder back at any point this postseason.
San Francisco won another thriller, again with help from some shaky Atlanta defense, and the Giants are off to the NL championship series for the first time since 2002.
Brooks Conrad has been benched one day after his three errors at second base left the Atlanta Braves on the brink of playoff elimination.
San Francisco rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Brooks Conrad’s third error of the game to claim the lead in the NL division series Sunday.
Atlanta starter Tommy Hanson will take the mound looking to help the Braves from falling into an 0-2 hole in this best-of-five series Friday night against the Giants at AT&T Park.
Tim Lincecum pitched a two-hitter and struck out 14 in a dominating postseason debut, and the San Francisco Giants scored their only run after a questionable umpiring call to beat the wild-card Atlanta Braves 1-0 in Game 1 of their NL division series Thursday night.