With the injury to Hunter Pence, the San Francisco Giants have inquired on trading for Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun as part of a potential playoff run; no deal though is imminent between the Giants and Brewers for Braun, who is still owed five years and $105 million on his deal.
The Los Angeles Angels are reported to be closing in on a one-year, major league deal with former San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Lincecum; the Giants were one of three teams in the mix for him, but the Angels had a need for him to become a starter again, whereas the Giants saw him as only a reliever and thus, why he'll likely sign with Los Angeles.
On Wednesday night, Madison Bumgarner pitched the San Francisco Giants to a 3-2 Game 7 win over the Kansas City Royals and won the World Series MVP Award.
San Francisco Giants' pitcher Madison Bumgarner has cemented his postseason legacy in the 2014 playoffs by throwing his second complete game shutout in Game 5 of the World Series. The Giants are one win away from their third title in five years.
The 2014 World Series is all even at a game apiece with the series heading to San Francisco for the next three games starting on Friday.
Madison Bumgarner delivered the knockout punch in Game 1 of the World Series Wednesday night as the Giants took the opener of the Fall Classic 7-1, snapping the Kansas City Royals' eight-game winning streak in the process.
The 110th edition of the World Series will be an Wild Card matchup between the two teams that won the one-game playoff game as the National League Champion San Francisco will look to win a third World Series championship in the last five season over the American League Champion Kansas City Royals.
The San Francisco Giants are National League Champions for the third time in five seasons after a dramatic win on the walk-off three run home run by Travis Ishikawa in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Giants a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
The San Francisco Giants are one win away from reaching the World Series for the third time in five years after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 Wednesday night in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series.
The San Francisco Giants are St. Louis Cardinals all are tied at 1 with the next three games to be played at AT&T Park as the Giants look sweep the Cardinals in three straight games and could reach the World Series for the third time in the last five seasons by winning the next three at 24 Willie Mays Plaza.