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2014 World Series: San Francisco Giants Win Game 7 Over Royals; Madison Bumgarner Named MVP
October 29th, 2014 at 10:33 PM
Heading into Wednesday night's Game 7 World Series matchup between the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants, it was either going to be the team of destiny or the team of dynasty walking away with baseball's richest prize. ***PHOTO1*** And for the third time in five years, the Giants were the...

Orange and Black Monday World Series Inside Scoop
October 27th, 2014 at 12:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** San Francisco Giants' starter Madison Bumagrner has cemented his place among the great pitchers in October with his incredible performances during the 2014 postseason. He added one more masterpiece on Sunday night by throwing his second complete game shutout of this postseason in Game 5 of the World Series to...

2014 World Series All Even at 1-1
October 23rd, 2014 at 9:34 AM
The San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals split the first two games of the World Series after the Royals evened the series Wednesday night with a 7-2 win. The loss snapped the Giants' seven-game World Series winning streak. The next three games will be played at AT&T Park beginning...

Orange and Black Wednesday: World Series Inside Scoop
October 22nd, 2014 at 12:04 PM
The San Francisco Giants won the World Series opener 7-1 on Wednesday Night behind a fantastic outing from Madison Bumgarner. The Giants have now won seven straight World Series games and have outscored their World Series opponents 26-11 in Game 1's dating back to 2010. ***PHOTO1*** Bumgarner earned his sixth career playoff...

2014 World Series Preview: San Francisco Giants Vs Kansas City Royals
October 21st, 2014 at 3:32 PM
The 110th edition of the World Series will feature just the second all Wild Card matchup as the San Francisco Giants take on the Kansas City Royals. 2002 was the last World Series to feature two Wild Card teams as the Anaheim Angels defeated the Giants in seven-games. The 2014...

The San Francisco Giants are Your 2014 National League Champions
October 17th, 2014 at 2:46 PM
The San Francisco Giants are National League Champions for third time in five years after winning 6-3 Thursday night over the St. Louis Cardinals on Travis Ishikawa's dramatic walk-off three-run home run. It's the Giants' 23rd pennant in franchise history and they will be appearing in their 20th World Series. ***PHOTO1*** After...

San Francisco Giants One Win Away from the World Series
October 15th, 2014 at 10:53 PM
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 in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series Wednesday night. The Giants lead the series 3-1 and are 14-2 in their last...

Orange and Black Monday NLCS Inside Scoop
October 13th, 2014 at 2:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants came so close to capturing the first two games in St. Louis against the Cardinals in the National League Championship Series, but had to settle for a split as the Cardinals evened the series on a walk-off home run by Kolten Wong in the bottom of...

Orange and Black Thursday NLCS Inside Scoop
October 9th, 2014 at 9:22 AM
Here we go again in the National League Championship Series with the San Francisco Giants facing the St.Louis Cardinals with a spot in the World Series on the line. The Giants and Cardinals have taken turns since 2010 representing the NL in the Fall Classic. The Giants won the World...

San Francisco Giants Move on to National Legaue Championship Series
October 8th, 2014 at 11:54 AM
The San Francisco Giants are heading back to the National League Championship Series for the third time in five seasons after defeating the Washington Nationals 3-2 Tuesday night in front of a madhouse at AT&T Park. The Giants are 11-1 in their last 12 playoff games. ***PHOTO1*** Ryan Vogelsong earned a no-decision...

San Francisco Giants Take Game 1 Over the Washington Nationals
October 3rd, 2014 at 4:44 PM
The San Francisco Giants are simply a different team during the month of October in even years as they captured Game 1 of the National League Division Series 3-2 over the Washington Nationals to take a 1-0 series lead. The Giants have won nine straight playoff games, which is a...

San Francisco Giants Advance to National League Division Series
October 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Madison Bumgarner tossed his first career postseason complete game shutout and Brandon Crawford became the first shortstop in postseason history to smack a grand slam as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 Wednesday night to earn a spot in the National League Division Series. ***PHOTO1*** The game was scoreless...

Orange and Black Tuesday Inside Scoop
September 30th, 2014 at 8:50 AM
After playing 162 regular season games, the San Francisco Giants season comes down to a one-game playoff Wednesday night in Pittsburgh against the Pirates with a spot in the National League Division Series on the line. ***PHOTO1*** If the Giants want to a capture a third World Series title in five years,...

Orange and Black Saturday Inside Scoop
September 27th, 2014 at 11:37 AM
Even though the San Francisco Giants lost 4-1 Friday night to the San Diego Padres, the team will be making their seventh appearance in the postseason during the Wild Card Era. The last time the Giants entered the playoffs as the Wild Card team was back in 2002 and they...

Orange and Black Tuesday Inside Scoop
September 23rd, 2014 at 8:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants needed 13-innings Monday night to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2, keeping their slim chances of winning the National League West crown alive. They trail the Dodgers by 3.5 games with two games remaining in the series and will need to beat their rivals two best...

Orange and Black Sunday Inside Scoop
September 21st, 2014 at 5:49 PM
The San Francisco Giants chances of winning the National League West took a big hit this weekend in San Diego as the Padres swept them, winning 8-2 Sunday afternoon. The Giants were outscored 16-4 and never led throughout the series, finishing the season with a 3-6 record at Petco Park. ***PHOTO1*** Ryan...

Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
September 17th, 2014 at 4:43 PM
The San Francisco Giants won their second straight game Wednesday afternoon, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 to finish the year with a 13-6 record against their division rivals. The Giants have won seven consecutive series at Chase Field and finish the year 7-3 in Arizona. ***PHOTO1*** The game was tied at 2-2...

Orange and Black Tuesday Inside Scoop
September 16th, 2014 at 12:06 PM
The San Francisco Giants dropped their third straight game Monday night, losing 6-2 to the Arizona Diamondbacks in the opener of a critical nine-game road trip. The Giants are 11-6 on the year against the Diamondbacks and 5-3 at Chase Field this season. With the loss, the team has still...

San Francisco Giants-Los Angeles Dodgers Weekend Preview
September 12th, 2014 at 12:44 AM
All eyes will be on AT&T Park this weekend when the San Francisco Giants host the Los Angeles Dodgers in a much anticipated series with first place in the National League West on the line. The Giants lead the season series 7-6 over their rivals, but are just 2-4 at...

Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
September 10th, 2014 at 11:00 PM
The San Francisco Giants have regained their home mojo back after winning their eighth straight game at AT&T Park Wednesday night, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0. It was the Giants 11th shutout of the season and eighth at home. ***PHOTO1*** Ryan Vogelsong earned a no-decision in the win after allowing zero runs,...