Oakland needed a big hit in the 10th inning against Philadelphia. Fortunately for the Athletics, they had Josh Donaldson at the plate. Donaldson hit a two-run homer to lift the A’s to an 8-6 victory […]
erome Williams glanced at Philadelphia’s schedule and realized he would be facing the Oakland Athletics yet again, with another new team. Three wins against the A’s, three different uniforms – in the same season. What […]
Jon Lester rediscovered his curveball last year, and it has been a helpful addition to an already impressive repertoire. Coco Crisp had two hits and drove in a run, supporting another strong outing by Lester, […]
A little bit of patience has led to a lot of confidence for Michael Morse, who finished the three-game series with Philadelphia reaching base in nine straight plate appearances. Morse got three hits and scored […]
The San Francisco Giants may have found their answer at second base. Joe Panik is showing he belongs in the lineup. Panik tripled and scored on Gregor Blanco’s tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, helping […]
Madison Bumgarner turned in a strong pitching performance at home for the first time in a while, and the San Francisco Giants still found a way to lose. Chase Utley was hit by a pitch […]
Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.
The San Francisco Giants couldn’t have asked for more from Tim Hudson. Hudson gave up two unearned runs in six innings but he was outpitched by Cole Hammels, and Chase Utley had a tiebreaking RBI […]
There are no secrets to Hunter Pence’s approach to hitting in crucial situations. His simple strategy worked again. Pence drove in all of San Francisco’s runs with a double in the ninth and Madison Bumgarner […]
If something didn’t happen soon, Giants manager Bruce Bochy was trotting a position player out to the pitching rubber. As it worked out, something happened. Brandon Crawford hit a bases-clearing double to break a 14th-inning […]
Two same-day call-ups helped the San Francisco Giants stay ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer to spoil Cliff Lee’s return from the disabled list and Giants beat the Philadelphia […]
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.