5 Things: Fight for Final Playoff SpotsWhile most of the races are wrapped up (see below), there is still a three-team race for the final American League wild card spot.
Giants Fall Short In Finale Of Losing Trip, 5-2 To Pirates
Morton, Walker Lead Pirates Over Giants
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Pirates Acquire Starter J.A. Happ From Mariners
Pirates Get Reliever Soria From Tigers For Minor Leaguer
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Vogelsong Outdone By Cole As Giants Lose 4-3 To Pirates
Great Moments In Baseball History: 1971 San Francisco Giants Win First NL West Division CrownAfter moving to the West Coast in 1958, the Giants baseball organization wasn't very successful. They'd lost the 1962 World Series in seven games to the New York Yankees, but it was almost a decade later before San Francisco made the playoffs again. Willie McCovey was 33, and Willie Mays was 40. So, it was a young star—Bobby Bonds—who led this Giants squad to the first National League West division title in team history.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Wild-Card Teams Dominating MLB PostseasonThe Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?
Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive GroupThe high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show - October 2nd, 2014