Venezuelans are celebrating their homegrown baseball heroes as a record contingent of players from the country heads into the World Series with the Giants and Detroit Tigers.
Nine Venezuelans, including five with the Giants, will feature in the series starting tonight — the most ever. Read More
Marco Scutaro could have taken a day off after being plowed through by St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday in Game 2 of the NL Championship Series. Instead he put on a show at the plate for the rest of the series on his way to NLCS MVP honors. Read More
The Giants were shoved to the brink of extinction Thursday night by the St. Louis Cardinals and now, trailing 3-1, they trot Barry Zito out.
There is one tiny ray of hope for the Giants. If they could somehow win today and take the NL Championship Series back to San Francisco, they’d have Ryan Vogelsong and Matt Cain ready for the final two games.
But, have I said they’re starting Barry Zito today? Read More
Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro is expected to play Wednesday against the St. Louis Cardinals after injuring his hip during Game 2 of the NL Championship Series.
San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy said Tuesday there is a “good chance” Scutaro will play in Game 3. The best-of-seven series is tied at one apiece. Read More
Ryan Vogelsong notched his first career postseason win Monday providing exactly what the Giants needed: a quality start.
Vogelsong (1-0) threw seven strong innings, allowing four hits and a run en route to a 7-1 Giants win over the St. Louis Cardinals at AT&T Park, tying the best-of-seven NL Championship Series at one game a piece.
“The last thing we wanted to do was go into St. Louis down two games,” Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. Read More
The most memorable thing about Marco Scutaro’s first game with the Giants on July 28 is the anxiety that filled AT&T Park.
The Los Angeles Dodgers blasted the Giants 10-0 that day to earn a tie for first place in the National League West.
The boys in blue had acquired Hanley Ramirez from the Miami Marlins earlier in the week, and he knocked in three runs after hitting a game-winning home run in extra innings the previous night. Read More
The San Francisco Giants figure to rest a few regulars in Sunday's series finale against the San Diego Padres after clinching their second National League West crown in three years. It'll be a well-deserved break. Read More
Brandon Crawford highlighted a five-run first inning with a two-run double and Marco Scutaro recorded three hits and two RBIs as the Giants took the rubber game of their three-game series against the Rockies 8-3.
The Giants are now 8-0-1 in their past nine series. Read More
Marco Scutaro hit a grand slam and drove in a career-best seven runs and Ryan Vogelsong pitched seven shutout innings to lead the visiting Giants to their largest shutout victory in St. Louis, a 15-0 win Wednesday night.
Scutaro’s third career slam came in the ninth inning off Mitchell Boggs and gave the Giants a 15-run lead, surpassing the franchise’s previous largest shutout victory in St. Louis — an 11-0 margin in 1894. Read More