Edinson Volquez’s renaissance began with a simple game of catch. During his brief session with Pittsburgh Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage on that January day at the team’s training facility in Florida, the talented but […]
The Giants and Pirates meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1971. Winner of the National League Wild Card game moves on to the Division Series.
A couple of weeks ago, we took a look at some of the leaders in the AL MVP race. With playoff positioning still up for grabs, the NL race isn’t as clear cut. Here are […]
With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:
With roughly fifty games left in the MLB season, the division races are heating up. Four of the league’s six division leaders are clinging to an advantage of three games or fewer, and there are […]
Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.
Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA (AP Sports) 1933 – Lefty Grove of the Philadelphia A’s became the first pitcher since Aug. 2, 1931 – a span of 308 games – to shut out the New York […]
Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don’t care how it happened, any break is welcome these days. A timely, heads-up glance by Machi […]
It’s been quite some time since Giants manager Bruce Bochy heard booing from the home crowd at AT&T Park. With his club struggling to pull itself out of a deepening funk at the waterfront stadium, […]
After getting swept in a three-game home series to the Los Angeles Dodgers to fall out of first place in the NL West, the San Francisco Giants turned to their hottest pitcher to help wash […]
By Adam W. Bloom The second half of the MLB season is under way with a number of teams making moves to try and stamp their ticket into the playoffs. While you’d think the pressure […]
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.