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After Giants Victory, A Day to Dry Out and Rest Up

October 23, 2012 | 9:38 am

After Giants Victory, A Day to Dry Out and Rest Up

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The San Francisco Giants have a day to dry out and rest up from the National League Championship Series, which ended in a torrential downpour that hit just before the final outs of the 9-0 victory over the defending champion St. Louis Cardinals. Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro was named the Most Valuable Player for […]

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The Giants Win the Pennant

October 22, 2012 | 8:42 pm

The Giants Win the Pennant

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a postseason full of twists and turns, the San Francisco Giants are headed back to the World Series after a big comeback against the defending champs. Hunter Pence got the Giants going with a weird double, Matt Cain pitched his second clincher of October and San Francisco closed out Game […]

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Giants Beat Cards 6-1, Force Game 7

October 21, 2012 | 7:41 pm

Giants Beat Cards 6-1, Force Game 7

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ryan Vogelsong and the San Francisco Giants saved their season once more, pushing St. Louis to a winner-take-all Game 7 in the NL championship series. Turns out the defending champion Cardinals aren’t the only team that’s tough to put away in October. Vogelsong struck out a career-best nine in another postseason […]

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Giants fall to Cardinals in NL Championship Game

October 15, 2012 | 8:13 am

Giants fall to Cardinals in NL Championship Game

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Josh Dubow, AP Sports Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants are showing how little home-field advantage matters in the baseball playoffs. Madison Bumgarner allowed two homers and got knocked out early for the second time this postseason and the Giants once again got off to a bad start to a series at […]

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October 11, 2012 | 9:55 am

Giants Beat Reds in Game 5

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Buster Posey hit the third grand slam in Giants’ postseason history, and San Francisco completed its startling comeback by holding off the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 Thursday in the decisive Game 5 of the NL division series. The Giants won the final three games, all in Cincinnati, and advanced to the NL championship […]

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Giants Beats Reds, Even Up Series

October 10, 2012 | 12:56 pm

Giants Beats Reds, Even Up Series

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Facing elimination again, the San Francisco Giants came out swinging. Got a saving relief appearance from Tim Lincecum, too. Angel Pagan led off the game with a home run, Gregor Blanco and Pablo Sandoval connected later and the Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Wednesday, evening their NL division series at […]

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See the Blue Angels Fly Over the Golden Gate Bridge and More ‘Big Bay Weekend’ Photos

October 8, 2012 | 10:25 am

See the Blue Angels Fly Over the Golden Gate Bridge and More ‘Big Bay Weekend’ Photos

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That loud boom you’ve been hearing the past few days probably wasn’t the roar of Giants fans at a playoff game, or applause by the crowd at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival, or the combined shouts of competitors in the America’s Cup match races – although each of those events was held over the weekend […]

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Avoid Bad Traffic While Enjoying Big SF Weekend Events With This Guide

October 5, 2012 | 3:56 pm

Avoid Bad Traffic While Enjoying Big SF Weekend Events With This Guide

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If you had a jet pack, you could do it all in a day: Listen to blue grass Sunday morning in Golden Gate Park, then zoom over to Candlestick Park taking a bit of the Italian Heritage Parade and the Castro Street Fair en route to the 49ers game while the Blue Angels thunder overhead, […]

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September 27, 2012 | 12:55 pm

Giants: No Postseason For Melky Cabrera

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have informed Melky Cabrera’s agent they won’t bring the suspended outfielder back at any point this postseason. Manager Bruce Bochy made the announcement before Thursday’s series finale against the Arizona Diamondbacks, San Francisco’s final regular-season home game. “We have decided not to send Melky on a rehab […]

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In Dispute Over SJ Territorial Rights, A’s Claim Opposition Group is ‘Astroturf’

September 5, 2012 | 1:29 pm

In Dispute Over SJ Territorial Rights, A’s Claim Opposition Group is ‘Astroturf’

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After more than three years of study, Major League Baseball still hasn’t acted on the desire of Oakland A’s ownership to move the team south to San Jose. But while the larger issue of territorial rights is up in the air, there is a court date — September 21 to be exact — to address one […]

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