Giants Ride Madison Bumgarner To A Commanding 2-0 World Series Lead

Game 2 of this World Series most definitely did not follow the Game 1 script that we witnessed Wednesday night. On this cool evening, Madison Bumgarner and Doug Fister wowed both sides with an impressive arsenal of pitches that put location and movement beyond speed and power. Either San Francisco or Detroit full-well… »10/25/12 11:15pm10/25/12 11:15pm


Pablo Sandoval Smashed Three Home Runs In His First Three World Series At-Bats Tonight

The only men to ever hit three home runs in a single World Series game? Babe Ruth, Reggie Jackson, Albert Pujols ... and now Pablo Sandoval. The San Francisco Giants are now up 6-0 in the fifth inning of Game 1, having already knocked out Justin Verlander. And it's only the second three-HR game ever in AT&T Park… »10/24/12 10:05pm10/24/12 10:05pm

ESPN And Sports Illustrated Pundits Went 0-For-58 On Tigers-Giants World Series Predictions

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At the start of the year, Vegas handicapped the Tigers at 3-to-1 odds and the Giants at 7-to-1 odds to make it to the World Series, placing both teams within the crop of favorites. And yet, not one pundit from ESPN or Sports Illustrated picked them to face each… »10/24/12 5:20pm10/24/12 5:20pm

Grantland's Jonah Keri Picks The Giants In Seven; ESPN's Jonah Keri Likes The Tigers In Five

Today on Grantland, a pair of World Series preview pieces: Rany Jazayerli on why the Tigers could win, and Jonah Keri on how the Giants could take home the championship. Both men predict the series will go seven games—Jazayerli takes Detroit; Keri, San Francisco. Also on a list of experts' World Series picks »10/24/12 4:25pm10/24/12 4:25pm

Idiot Detroit Columnist Labels San Francisco A "Strange Baseball Town" Because The Food Is So Amazing

For all the reasons one can/should/better love the spectacle and awesomeness of the World Series, one perpetual risk is that some lazy newspaper columnist will come out and play the "Robinson Crusoe" card, acting like they've suddenly been dropped on a remote Pacific island with no other way of passing the time than… »10/23/12 11:50pm10/23/12 11:50pm