Daily Madden: La Russa Sees 'Coin Flip' Series Between His Former Team, GiantsThe Giants meet the Cardinals in St. Louis Saturday in the first game of the National League Championship Series.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Spending Less Money To Win In MLB PlayoffsThe Royals have the smallest payroll of the remaining MLB playoff teams. The Cardinals, Giants and Orioles all started the season with payrolls exceeding $100 million.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants Eliminate Nationals With Three One-Run WinsThe San Francisco Giants advanced, beating the Washington Nationals in the NLDS in three close games. But are the upsets really a surprise?
Daily Madden: The Giants Grind OnChampagne was sprayed in the clubhouse again Tuesday night after the San Francisco Giants won the last of three consecutive one-run games with the Washington Nationals to advance to the National League Championship Series.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Kershaw And Dodgers Can't Get Past Cardinals Yet AgainThe Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year. They will face the Giants, who topped the Nationals.
Daily Madden: Colts Caught Looking Ahead?The San Diego Chargers held quarterback Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts to three field goals in a 19-9 Chargers win Monday night. "It looks like the Colts were thinking that our next game is against the Denver Broncos," John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
Daily Madden: Giants And Fans Singing In The RainIn a ninth inning downpour, Giants fans roared even louder as their team finished off the Cardinals 9-0 to win their second pennant in three years.
KCBS Sports Fans: Giants Bathing In VictoryMesmerizing, isn't it? If there's any way to sum up the Giants' incredible, improbable, emotional, can't-really-believe-it's-true Game 7 NLCS win over the Cardinals, it's that broken-bat hit by Hunter Pence that turned a 2-0 Giants lead into a 5-0 rout.
Daily Madden: Giants Shouldn't Be Thinking About RetaliationSan Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro was in the starting lineup for Wednesday's NLCS Game 3 against the Cardinals in St. Louis. Scutaro was injured when Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday aggressively collided with him in Game 2 to break up a double play.
Daily Madden: Hard Baseball Or Dirty Play?It's unclear whether Marco Scutaro will play in Game 3 of the NLCS in St. Louis Wednesday. The Giants second baseman was injured after Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday aggressively collided with Scutaro behind the base.
SF Giants Win NLDS For Each OtherAgainst all odds, the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds to advance to the NLCS. When asked what got them to this point, the answer is always the same: playing for the guy beside them.