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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,...

San Francisco Giants-Arizona Diamondbacks Series Preview
September 9th, 2014 at 8:07 AM
After going 3-3 on the road trip, the San Francisco Giants return home for a crucial six-game homestand with 19 games left in the season. The Giants will finish the year playing the National League West and begin a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. ***PHOTO1*** The 78-65 Giants are 3.5 games...

Orange and Black Thursday Inside Scoop
September 4th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
The San Francisco Giants lost two of three to the Colorado Rockies that ended with a 9-2 loss Wednesday afternoon. Ryan Vogelsong allowed a career-high four home runs on the day and his record dropped to 8-10 on the year. The Giants are 13-15 in his starts this year and...

Orange and Black Saturday Inside Scoop
August 30th, 2014 at 11:15 AM
The San Francisco Giants won their fourth straight game Friday night a 13-2 whooping over the Milwaukee Brewers in the series opener. The 13-runs are a season high for the Giants and they smacked 19 hits on the night. ***PHOTO1*** Buster Posey was 5-for-5 last night and is batting .487 during...

Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
August 27th, 2014 at 11:27 PM
Buster Posey recorded his second-career walk-off home run Wednesday night, giving the San Francisco Giants a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on a night filled with milestones. Posey has 23 RBI's in the 7th inning or later this season and has been on a tear the last seven games,...

Orange and Black Tuesday Inside Scoop
August 26th, 2014 at 8:18 AM
After a 3-3 road trip, the San Francisco Giants opened up their seven-game homestand with a sloppy loss Monday night, dropping the series opener 3-2 to the Colorado Rockies. The team committed four errors, a balk and grounded into four double-plays. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants have recorded seven errors in their last four...

Orange and Black Saturday Inside Scoop
August 23rd, 2014 at 10:24 AM
The San Francisco Giants snapped the Washington Nationals 10-game winning streak Friday night with a 10-3 beat down in the series opener led by a great performance from Joe Panik. ***PHOTO1*** Panik was 4-for-5 on the night and recorded his first Major League home run and is batting .563 (9-for-16) on...

Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
August 20th, 2014 at 12:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants were dealt a cruel blow Tuesday night in Chicago as the Cubs grounds crew failed to fully cover the infield during a 15-minute rain delay during the bottom of the fifth. After the four-hour, 34-minute delay, the Cubs were awarded the victory 2-0 and the Giants...

San Francisco Giants-Chicago Cubs Series Preview
August 19th, 2014 at 9:05 AM
After recording a winning 3-2 homestand, the San Francisco Giants open up a six-game road trip Tuesday night in Chicago against the Cubs. ***PHOTO1*** The 65-58 Giants remain 3.5 games out of first place in the National League West, while the 54-70 Cubs are in last place in the National League Central,...

Orange and Black Wednesday Inside Scoop
August 13th, 2014 at 4:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants snapped their five-game losing streak Wednesday afternoon with a 7-1 win over the Chicago White Sox that was highlighted by a seven-run explosion in the bottom of the seventh. Jake Peavy, sporting a new number in 22, earned his first win in a Giants uniform after allowing...