Posts Tagged San Francisco

Wacha tagged in 9th, Cardinals ousted by Giants

St. Louis Cardinals' Michael Wacha (52) walks off the field as San Francisco Giants' Travis Ishikawa reacts after hitting a walk-off three-run home run during the ninth inning of Game 5 of the National League baseball championship series Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants won 6-3 to advance to the World Series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Michael Wacha finally got to pitch in this year’s playoffs. Pretty soon, he was gone — and so are the St. Louis Cardinals now.

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Ishikawa’s 3-run HR sends Giants to World Series

San Francisco Giants' Travis Ishikawa reacts after hitting a walk-off three-run home run during the ninth inning of Game 5 of the National League baseball championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants won 6-3 to advance to the World Series.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It was the Shot That Shook the Bay.

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Ishikawa 3-run homer sends Giants to World Series

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval reacts after the St. Louis Cardinals turned a double play during the fourth inning of Game 5 of the National League baseball championship series Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

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Fangio recalls early days with Manning

In this Jan. 12, 2014, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) passes against the San Diego Chargers in the fourth quarter of an NFL AFC division playoff football game in Denver. Next Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, against San Francisco, or perhaps the following Thursday against San Diego, Manning will surpass Brett Favre's NFL record 508 touchdown passes. Manning is two shy after throwing for three scores in a 31-17 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Peyton Manning would hang around the New Orleans Saints’ practice facility as a teenager when father Archie was still connected to the organization, hoping to find a few veterans to toss around the football.

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Tony Cruz starts at catcher for Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina watches from the dugout during the third inning against the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of baseball's NL Championship Series, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants won 5-4 in 10 innings. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Chris Lee)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Catcher Tony Cruz is in the St. Louis lineup for Game 5 of the NL Championship Series on Thursday night with the Cardinals facing elimination by the San Francisco Giants.

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