Both the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals hold 3-2 edges in their respective League Championship Series, and both have Game Six — and Game Seven, if necessary — at home. If the Red Sox and the Cardinals advance, it would be a rematch of the 2004 World Series, which Boston won in four straight.
The New York Yankees are America’s team. Or are they? The Evil Empire just doesn’t feel so daunting anymore, winning just one title since the last year of the ’90s dynasty.
Oakland didn’t get a hit until the seventh inning, and even though the team brought the tying run at the plate in the ninth with two outs, it wasn’t meant to be for the AL West champs this year. Again.
“Overall, we didn’t have a good year as a team … after a great year last year,” SF Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro said. “It didn’t work out.
With the Red Sox and Dodgers both finishing the season atop their division with 90+ wins, which of these two has the best chance to finish the season as champions?
The White House says President Barack Obama will honor the San Francisco Giants at a ceremony saluting their victory in the 2012 World Series. The team will visit the White House on Monday.
A man accused of throwing a bottle at a police officer following the San Francisco Giants’ World Series win last October has been acquitted of all charges, according to the public defender’s office.
After finishing a sweep of the New York Yankees with an 18-inning win on Thursday, the Athletics, who sit alone atop the AL West, have now won 21 of their past 26 games, including 11 straight at home, and are off to their best 68-game start since 1990.
When the San Francisco Giants had to defend their World Series championship in 2011 for the first time since moving out West, they failed to even reach the postseason for a myriad of reasons. So far in 2013, things are starting to unfold in an all too familiar way for Giants fans.
Melky Cabrera finally received his World Series ring from the San Francisco Giants during a two-game stop in Toronto to face his Blue Jays, , and it apparently couldn’t happen without a controversy of sorts.