World Series

Jeff Roberson/APThe Red Sox’s Jonny Gomes celebrates his three-run homer off Cardinals relief pitcher Seth Maness

Jonny Gomes' HR helps Red Sox even World Series

ST. LOUIS -- There's no telling how these wacky World Series games will…

Jeff Roberson/APThe Red Sox’s Jonny Gomes celebrates his three-run homer off Cardinals relief pitcher Seth Maness
Matt Slocum/APHome plate umpire Dana DeMuthm

Obstruction call gives Cards win in Game 3 of World Series

ST. LOUIS -- Allen Craig slid home and it sure looked as…

Matt Slocum/APHome plate umpire Dana DeMuthm
Charlie Riedel/APThe Cardinals’ Carlos Beltran (3) played through bruised ribs and delivered a key RBI single in the seventh inning Thursday.

Cardinals answer right back to even World Series

BOSTON -- Just when it seemed Michael Wacha had cracked, the St.…

Charlie Riedel/APThe Cardinals’ Carlos Beltran (3) played through bruised ribs and delivered a key RBI single in the seventh inning Thursday.
Charles Krupa/APBoston Red Sox starter Jon Lester was accused by a St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguer of possibly using a foreign substance on his glove.

Red Sox's Lester says substance on glove was just rosin

BOSTON -- Jon Lester says there was nothing but rosin -- which is…

Charles Krupa/APBoston Red Sox starter Jon Lester was accused by a St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguer of possibly using a foreign substance on his glove.
Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY SportsRed Sox slugger David Ortiz watches his two-run homer in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday.

Red Sox come out swinging to take Game 1 of World Series

BOSTON -- Given a bit of help by the umpires and a…

Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY SportsRed Sox slugger David Ortiz watches his two-run homer in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday.
Stephen Dunn/Getty Images file photoThe Cardinals' Adam Wainwright will start Game 1 of the World Series for the NL champions tonight.

Red Sox, Cardinals renew Fall Classic rivalry

BOSTON -- Lance Lynn squeezed through a door leading into the Green…

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images file photoThe Cardinals' Adam Wainwright will start Game 1 of the World Series for the NL champions tonight.
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Red Sox-Cardinals matchup in World Series a fitting climax to season

Boston's bearded band of brothers will go against the burgeoning talents of…

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Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images file photoWith Allen Craig back from an injured foot

Cardinals lineup to get a boost in World Series with return of Craig

Cardinals cleanup hitter Allen Craig says he’s recovered from a foot injury…

Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images file photoWith Allen Craig back from an injured foot
AP Photo/Tony AvelarSan Francisco Giants second baseman Tony Abreu gestures as he scores the winning run on a single by Hunter Pence against the San Diego Padres during the ninth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco

Giants fans mostly upbeat as first losing season since 2008 comes to close

The defending World Series champion Giants ended their first losing season since…

AP Photo/Tony AvelarSan Francisco Giants second baseman Tony Abreu gestures as he scores the winning run on a single by Hunter Pence against the San Diego Padres during the ninth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco
AP Photo/David ZalubowskiSan Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval warms up before facing the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Monday

Rotation gives Giants a glimmer of hope

A horrendous month of June ended with a sliver of hope for…

AP Photo/David ZalubowskiSan Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval warms up before facing the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game in Denver on Monday
SF Examiner file photoOscar Arana was convicted Monday in the senseless stabbing of a high school classmate in Union Square on the night the Giants’ World Series victory parade. The victim was paralyzed from the chest down.

Conviction in stabbing after 2010 World Series victory parade

A 23-year-old San Francisco man is facing life in prison for a…

SF Examiner file photoOscar Arana was convicted Monday in the senseless stabbing of a high school classmate in Union Square on the night the Giants’ World Series victory parade. The victim was paralyzed from the chest down.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoCha-ching! Sergio Romo and the Giants split $23.5 million

Giants split $23.5 million in postseason bonuses

A full postseason share for the World Series champion Giants was worth…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoCha-ching! Sergio Romo and the Giants split $23.5 million

Victim beaten during World Series celebration dies

A man who was reportedly beaten up while celebrating the Giants’ World…

Courtesy PhotoGregory Tyler Graniss is out on a $40

Accused bus vandal ‘ashamed’ of action after World Series win

The man accused of bashing the windshield of a Muni bus is…

Courtesy PhotoGregory Tyler Graniss is out on a $40
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco spent $225K on various parade costs

Giants parade cost San Francisco $225K

The celebratory parade for the World Series champion Giants cost San Francisco…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco spent $225K on various parade costs
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesGiants CEO Larry Baer wants to keep winning World Series championships and hinted many of this years team will stick around for future seasons.

Giants hoping to keep team intact

Giants CEO Larry Baer wants to add more World Series championships to…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesGiants CEO Larry Baer wants to keep winning World Series championships and hinted many of this years team will stick around for future seasons.
AP File PhotoSergio Romo screams out in celebration after throwing the final pitch of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers.

World Series recap: Sweeping statement

A look back at the World Series between the San Francisco Giants…

AP File PhotoSergio Romo screams out in celebration after throwing the final pitch of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers.
Matt Slocum/APPulling in front: Ryan Theriot scored the go-ahead run Sunday

Don’t think, just party in the name of the Giants

Far too often, folks reach in times like these. They look to…

Matt Slocum/APPulling in front: Ryan Theriot scored the go-ahead run Sunday

Giants take World Series Championship title, sweep Tigers on home turf

Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and…

SF Examiner file photoOscar Arana was convicted Monday in the senseless stabbing of a high school classmate in Union Square on the night the Giants’ World Series victory parade. The victim was paralyzed from the chest down.

Giants victory parade set for Wednesday

San Francisco on Wednesday will hold a ticker-tape parade and civic celebration…

SF Examiner file photoOscar Arana was convicted Monday in the senseless stabbing of a high school classmate in Union Square on the night the Giants’ World Series victory parade. The victim was paralyzed from the chest down.