Posts Tagged San Francisco

Giants rely on core of 4 relievers

San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Javier Lopez throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during the 10th inning of Game 3 of the National League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their recent October dominance.

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Giants fan who caught home-run ball gives it back

San Francisco Giants Travis Ishikawa hits 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/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lifelong San Francisco fan had a piece of team history in his hands Thursday night: the home run ball that sent the Giants to the World Series.

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Bumgarner gets nod for Giants World Series opener

San Francisco Giants' Tim Hudson celebrates in the locker room after 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) — Left-hander Madison Bumgarner will pitch Game 1 of the World Series for the San Francisco Giants at Kansas City on Tuesday.

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