"And I told the guys on this team I was gonna do this so I can't let them down," Ryan Vogelsong said, as he stood at the podium on the steps of city hall, 1 million Giants fans before him. "We have one little battle cry that nobody really knows about and I'm gonna break it out right now. And you gu ... More >>
Seeing-eye singles, elimination games, Madison Bumgarner. In Giants baseball, before the joy comes the anguish and anxiety. If San Francisco wins the World Series, you already know it'll be a teeth-grinding, knee-shaking, hair-pulling operation. If the Giants lose, it'll just suck. See also: 10 Way ... More >>
In a truly amazing comeback effort, the Giants beat the Reds 6-4 today to win the National League Division Series. Down two to zero in games after leaving San Francisco, the Giants became the only team in baseball history to win 3 straight games on the road in postseason play to win it.Buster Posey' ... More >>
While Tim Lincecum's pitching hasn't been much help to the Giants as of late, he's managed to be a help to at least one member of the canine persuasion.You might have watched the game last week when Lincecum appeared on field before the first-pitch against the Cincinnati Reds, with Timmy -- an elder ... More >>
Everyone who's come up a bit short has heard the old adage "You can't win them all." A lesser-known corollary is that "you certainly can lose them all." Simply put, failure is easier than success. So, when unbridled successes begin to stack atop one another -- as is the case for the San Francisco Gi ... More >>
jkorn//FlickrThe Franchise has been on a nice run lately, alternating Cliff's Notes of the team season with human-interest stories in the right balance. However, for all its successes, the producers have had a relatively easy time drumming up content. The Giants have been an absolutely stellar te ... More >>
Keep smiling, champWith Thursday's loss to the Cincinnati Reds, Giants starter Madison Bumgarner entered into the running for a most undesirable laurel. Is he the greatest 2-8 pitcher in Major League history? Despite the 21-year-old's lopsided record, his earned-run average just keeps getting low ... More >>
The children's future is in your handsThere has been a little too much beating up in baseball this season. So we suggest letting kindness take over for a change. At this Saturday's Giants game against the Cincinnati Reds, you can lend a hand by donating a glove. The Giants Community Fund, the tea ... More >>
Sayonara! Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella, a legend in both the sports of baseball and temper tantrums, abruptly retired yesterday after a 16-5 drubbing by the Atlanta Braves. A number of articles will likely celebrate his virtuoso ability to get himself thrown out of a game -- and innovative u ... More >>
Brian -- you shouldn't have! Yesterday, San Francisco Giants pitcher Brian Wilson -- a man with about three pounds worth of tattoo ink coursing through his veins and a haircut befitting a Blink-182 roadie -- came under fire from the league office. The objection: Wilson's traffic cone-orange shoes ... More >>
What team more than the Giants needs a morale booster and respectful team player? They got one in Mark Sweeney.
Why does Joe Morgan -- the best second baseman in history and a prominent TV broadcaster -- hate Moneyball? And Billy Beane and his Oakland A's? And you, too, if you think the statistical revolution that's overwhelmed Major League Baseball has any
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In the clubhouse, the press box, the seats, malaise pervaded this season's swan song