Playoffs

ST. LOUIS, MO - JULY 7: Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates after hitting a two-run walk-off home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the ninth inning at Busch Stadium on July 7, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals beat the Pirates 2-0 with a walk-off home run.

5 St. Louis Cardinals You Can’t Help But Detest

In the National League, the Cardinals and Giants have been dominating postseason play in recent years, and that means fans are having a hard time choosing who to root against more. Fortunately for Giants fans, the decision is easy, not just because the Cardinals are the latest opponents, but because these teams have postseason tensions dating back to Jeffery Leonard calling St. Louis a cow town.

10/14/2014

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While Watching Giants V. Cardinals, Don’t Forget To Hate Matt Holliday

It may have been a few years and a World Series championship in the past but the ire for Cardinals Matt Holliday is still fresh.

10/10/2014

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates their 8 to 0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates during the National League Wild Card game at PNC Park on October 1, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

GameDay: Could Giants Postseason Pitching Be Better Than 2010, 2014?

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Pitching wins championships, or so the saying goes, right? The Giants rode their arms to two World Series Titles in 2010 and 2012.  But it was widely believed that 2014 […]

10/09/2014

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Giants Are Longest Shot To Win World Series Despite Dominant Wild Card Game & Past Success

The Giants were not considered the most talented roster entering the 2010 or 2012 divisional playoff round, but bucked the odds to capture the World Championship each time. After that, and an 8-0 thumping of the Pirates Wednesday in the Wild Card round, you would think that oddsmakers would have learned to fear the beard, but no – the Giants (along with fellow wild card winner Kansas City) face the longest odds to win it all of the remaining eight teams at 10-1.

10/02/2014

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 01:  Aubrey Huff #17  of the San Francisco Giants poses during spring training photo day on March 1, 2012 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Former Giants Aubrey Huff Vows To Don The ‘Rally Thong’ Tonight

“I will be wearing this to support not only my package but also the #SFGiants! Go Giants!!”

10/01/2014

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A’s, Royals Reunite In Postseason For 1st Time Since 1981

One team has waited decades to return to the postseason, the other looked World Series-bound before stumbling and barely eking into the playoffs on the final day. Just how long in the making is this rematch? The teams last played in 1981.

09/30/2014

Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants slides into second base with a double, beating the tag of Jordy Mercer #10 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the bottom of the first inning at AT&T Park on July 29, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Clinch Spot In Wild Card Playoff Game After Milwaukee Loss

The San Francisco Giants have clinched a berth in the Wild Card playoff game as a result of the Milwaukee Brewers loss Thursday against the Cincinnati Reds.

09/25/2014

Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after he scored against the Colorado Rockies in the bottom of the six inning at AT&T Park on August 28, 2014 in San Francisco. Pagan scored on a sacrifice fly from Hunter Pence #8. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

GameDay: Giants’ Postseason Hopes Take Hit Without Angel Pagan

Do the Giants still have a prayer with no Angel in the outfield?

09/24/2014

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Las Vegas’ 8 Locks To Make The NFL Playoffs

Who are Vegas bookies betting on to make the playoffs? Seven teams pay worse than even money to make the playoffs this year, according to gaming website Bovada. Can You guess them all? Let’s go from most obvious to least.

07/31/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 1: The Golden State Warriors get introduced before a game against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on May 1, 2014 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Stay Alive In Must-Win Game 6 Against Clippers

Stephen Curry scored 24 points and dished out nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors forced a decisive Game 7 by outlasting the Los Angeles Clippers 100-99 Thursday night.

05/01/2014

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