Phoenix is not just a city in Arizona. It’s also the mythological bird that arises from its own ashes, , and there could be one in the Giants bullpen this year.
The Giants are on top again, securing their first World Series crown since the franchise moved West in 1958. The first question that always comes up afterward: Can they do it again?
Giants manager Bruce Bochy is planning to tweak his rotation for the NL championship series, moving up left-hander Jonathan Sanchez to go Game 2 against the Philadelphia Phillies following ace Tim Lincecum.
When the Philadelphia Phillies and San Francisco Giants meet in the NL championship series, runs could be awfully scarce.
Manager Bobby Cox said Derek Lowe, Tommy Hanson and Tim Hudson are the Braves’ first three starters in the series. Lowe will start in Thursday’s Game 1 at San Francisco against Tim Lincecum.