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.
Hundreds of counterfeit San Francisco Giants shirts, caps and other souvenir gear has been donated to a relief organization after federal agents seized them from vendors outside AT&T Park during the 2012 World Series, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
San Francisco is trying to become the first market to win a World Series and Super Bowl in the same season since the Boston Red Sox accomplished it in 2004 and the New England Patriots followed suit in February 2005.
The San Francisco Giants’ World Series trophy tour starts Tuesday in Sacramento and will feature the team’s trophies from both 2010 and 2012.
Relatives of a Giants fan who died after sustaining serious injuries during the World Series victory celebration are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.
The off-season goal of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants is simple. “We’re going to try to keep the team together as much as possible,” Giants CEO and President Larry Baer said.
A full postseason share for the World Series champion San Francisco Giants was worth a record $377,003, breaking the mark that had stood since the 2006 St. Louis Cardinals.
San Francisco police arrested an Oakland man Friday in connection with the vandalism and arson of a Muni bus during celebrations of the San Francisco Giants’ World Series win.