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Giants win NL pennant on Ishikawa's 3-run HR

Oct 17, 2014

Giants win NL pennant on Ishikawa's 3-run HR

It was the Shot That Shook the Bay. Travis Ishikawa hit the first homer to end an NL Championship Series, a three-run drive that sent San Francisco to a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 on Thursday night. These every-other-year ...

Posey sparks Giants to commanding 3-1 NLCS lead

Oct 16, 2014

Posey sparks Giants to commanding 3-1 NLCS lead

Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October — even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals. Strange as it might look sometimes, San Francisco finds a way to score just enough. Posey drove in three runs and ...

Royals reach World Series

Oct 16, 2014

Royals reach World Series

James Shields led thousands of fans in a celebratory chant. Lorenzo Cain pranced along the warning track, cradling his newborn son. Ned Yost finally allowed himself to smile. After nearly three decades spent as one of the game’s biggest laughingstocks, the Kansas City Royals ...

Royals edge Orioles to move to brink of World Series

Oct 15, 2014

Royals edge Orioles to move to brink of World Series

Norichika Aoki helped set up the decisive run for the Kansas City Royals in Tuesday’s 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. The win before a noisy crowd of 40,183 at Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium put ...

Giants top Cardinals in 10th

Oct 15, 2014

Giants top Cardinals in 10th

A wild pitch, a wide throw and an 18-inning marathon. These playoff-tested Giants keep finding wacky ways to win in another special October. An errant throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom ...

Oct 15, 2014

Bonds recovering from hip surgery

As Barry Bonds hobbled to his car with the help of crutches post hip surgery, and well before the start of Game 3 of the NL Championship Series, the home run king insisted he can hardly remember the World Series of 12 years ago. ...

Oct 14, 2014

Royals, Orioles on hold after Game 3 rained out

Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the Royals and Baltimore Orioles was postponed Monday because of steady rain that saturated Kauffman Stadium. The game was rescheduled for Tuesday evening. Along with steady rain, wind gusts were buffeting the ballpark. The forecast ...