Pinch-hitter Hector Sanchez hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Thursday.
Lincecum attempts to turn in another strong outing to help the San Francisco Giants avoid a seventh straight loss in the nation’s capital on Wednesday night.
The agent for former 49ers star receiver Terrell Owens says he’s had discussions with NFL teams about Owens’ return to the NFL.
Ian Desmond singled in Bryce Harper in the 10th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game series sweep.
The future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.
First-year manager Mike Matheny and the wild-card Cardinals will open the NL championship series at San Francisco on Sunday.
Bruce Bochy has a decision to make about who to give the ball to Sunday against either the St. Louis Cardinals or the Washington Nationals, and he should look no further than Tim Lincecum for the job.
Following their five-game NLDS victory over the Cincinnati Reds, the San Francisco Giants await their opponent for the National League Championship Series.
The Oakland Athletics have traded longtime catcher Kurt Suzuki to the Washington Nationals in exchange for minor league catcher David Freitas and cash considerations on Friday.
Ryan Zimmerman and the Washington Nationals are surging, while the weary San Francisco Giants are in desperate need of a strong pitching performance.