Walkoff

Travis Ishikawa #45 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with Santiago Casilla #46 after Ishikawa hits a three-run walk-off home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Journeyman Ishikawa From Near Retirement To Baseball Immortality With NLCS Walk-Off Homer

It’s a script ready-made for Hollywood: longtime ballplayer facing the end of his career struggling in the minor leagues after short-lived stints on major league clubs, getting another chance with the team that originally drafted him – and etching his name into history with a pennant-clinching home run.

10/17/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 28: Rene Rivera #44 of the San Diego Padres hits a double that scores two runs in the fourth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on April 28, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Fall To Padres, 6-4

Rene Rivera hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the fifth to follow his two-run double for a career-high five RBIs, single handedly backing Tyson Ross in the San Diego Padres’ 6-4 victory against the San Francisco Giants on Monday night.

04/28/2014

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