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Wild Card

7. San Francisco Giants (84-70)

Las Vegas Has Giants Favored, A’s Underdogs In Wild Card Playoff Games

Both the Giants and A’s will be on the road this week hoping to extend the 2014 postseason beyond a single game, but Las Vegas bookies say the Giants actually have a better shot at advancing than the boys from Oakland.

09/29/2014

Sonny Gray

A’s Clinch AL Wild Card With 4-0 Shutout At Texas

Sonny Gray threw a 6-hitter to win for the first time in 5 September starts and the A’s beat the Rangers 4-0 Sunday to clinch the American League’s second wild card.

09/28/2014

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

49ers Celebrate

49ers-Packers Game Draws Record Wild-Card Game TV Audience

The NFL’s wild-card weekend drew huge television audiences.

01/07/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 05: Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers runs the ball against the Green Bay Packers during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 5, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

An Icy End: 49ers Beat Packers With Last-Second Field Goal

The Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers fought battle down to the wire on Sunday, but the Niners were able to eke out the win. Here’s how the Packers fared in their final game of the season.

01/06/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 24: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs upfield as Charlie Peprah #26 of the Green Bay Packers misses the tackle at Lambeau Field on October 24, 2010 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

49ers Will Have Close Eye On Wild Card Weekend, But Will Be Confident Regardless of Opponent

Although they have plenty of internal things to shore up before the take the field on January 12th, the 49ers will have a close eye on the two NFC match-ups this weekend. No team presents an easy match up moving forward, but it would benefit the 49ers for the Redskins and Vikings to emerge victorious.

01/05/2013

A.J. Griffin #64 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates the third out of the Los Angeles Angels eighth inning with the dugout at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 12, 2012. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Tickets Go On Sale For Potential A’s Playoff Games

Baseball fans are buzzing at the Oakland Coliseum over a prospect that most, back in April, thought was a highly unlikely scenario for the Athletics: true, the team has yet to clinch a spot in the playoffs, but the players were clearly on a roll and still had 16 regular season games to go.

09/17/2012

Catcher Chris Iannetta #17 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim tags out Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics in the second inning during the MLB game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 13, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Weaver, Angels Snap Oakland’s Road Streak At 12

Jered Weaver pitched two-hit ball over seven innings, Torii Hunter homered and added an RBI single in a six-run seventh, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 6-0 on Thursday to avoid a four-game sweep.

09/13/2012

Angels v Athletics

A’s Open Critical 4-Game Series In Anaheim

The Oakland Athletics’ only blemishes during their recent run have come at the hands of the Los Angeles Angels, who are making a push for the postseason with a hot stretch of their own.

09/10/2012

Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Cliff Pennington #2 after he hit a three run home run in the second inning of their game against the Boston Red Sox at O.co Coliseum on July 2, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

5 Key A’s To Watch During Playoff Push

The Oakland Athletics are only 1.5 games back from a wild-card spot, but a few of their “superstars” are going to have to amp up their play if the A’s are going to make playoffs.

07/16/2012

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