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Giants' Travis Ishikawa right back where he began 2014 season

Giants' Travis Ishikawa right back where he began 2014 season

Ishikawa was the Pittsburgh Pirates' opening day first baseman this season, now he'll likely make his fourth career start in left field when the Giants visit the Pirates in the National League wild-card game on Wednesday.

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Buster Posey homer helps Pittsburgh-bound SF Giants rout Padres

By Henry Schulman The Giants played their final regular-season game at AT&T Park on Sunday, a 9-3 victory against the Padres. To play more baseball at China Basin before April, they will have to beat an extremely difficult foe on its turf. The Giants will travel to Pittsburgh on Monday to prepare for Wednesday night’s wild-card game, a matchup that was set when the Pirates lost to the Reds 4-1 and delivered the Central Division title to the Cardinals. Madison Bumgarner will face Edinson Volquez with their teams’s seasons on the line. The Pirates are that proverbial team that nobody wants...
San Jose Mercury News Sep 28, 2014

San Francisco Giants will travel to Pittsburgh for N.L. wild-card game

San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner will face the Pittsburgh Pirates' Edinson Volquez in the National League wild-card game on Wednesday
It’s official: Giants to face Pirates on Wednesday night in Pittsburgh

It’s official: Giants to face Pirates on Wednesday night in Pittsburgh

To return to their waterfront park, the Giants will have to win a game along the banks of the Allegheny River. The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 4-1 in Cincinnati on Sunday, setting the matchups in the National League. The Giants will… Continue Reading → 
Sacramento Bee Sep 28, 2014
Giants announce Bumgarner will start NL wild card

Giants announce Bumgarner will start NL wild card

Giants manager Bruce Bochy has announced the worst-kept secret in San Francisco's clubhouse: left-hander Madison Bumgarner will start Wednesday's wild-card game against Pittsburgh or St. Louis. San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Official: Bumgarner to pitch Wednesday for SF Giants, plus start time

Madison Bumgarner in a calm moment, after he and Yasiel Puig nearly came to blows in L.A. It was not a surprise, but this was the first time the Giants formally said Madison Bumgarner will start Wednesday’s wild-card game at either Pittsburgh or St. Louis. There was not much internal discussion over that decision. Really, the choice was Bumgarner or Jake Peavy. “We would have been comfortable with either one of those guys for this game,” manager Bruce Bochy said. “Bum, he’s our Opening Day guy. He had a great year. Peavy’s done a great job for us. The way we look at those two, we...

SF Giants’ playoff opponent still not settled after Cards fail to clinch Central

Mark Trumbo rounds the bases after his three-run homer in the seventh inning Saturday night gives the Diamondbacks a 5-2 lead over the Cardinals. Mark Trumbo hit a three-run homer for the Diamondbacks in the seventh inning Saturday night, and Giants fans should send him a thank-you card. Trumbo’s second homer of the game gave Arizona to a 5-2 victory over the Cardinals that prevented St. Louis from clinching the National League Central — and that is great news for the Giants. It means that the Cardinals and Pirates will fight to the last day, Sunday, and maybe even Monday to settle the...
San Jose Mercury News Sep 27, 2014

Purdy: Bochy give Giants edge in dugout

San Francisco Giants' Bruce Bochy has more playoff managing experience than any other man he'll face in the opposite dugout, no matter how far the Giants go

Jake Peavy wants another start for SF Giants

If the Giants win Wednesday’s wild-card game, they’ll open the Division Series on Friday and Saturday in Washington. Jake Peavy would be the Game 1 starter. Nothing official, but it’s pretty obvious. “I want to pitch (next) weekend as bad as you can ever imagine,” he said. “My heart and soul will be in prepping for my next start, I promise you that. We’ll see how it ends up, but we all in this room believe there’s going to be a weekend of baseball.” Peavy pitched five innings in San Francisco’s 3-1 victory over the Padres on Saturday, finishing his Giants regular season...
Sacramento Bee Sep 27, 2014

Brandon Belt, Brandon Crawford power Giants past Padres

The Brandons were the only regulars in Saturday's lineup, but that was enough.
Sacramento Bee Sep 27, 2014
Crawford's single lifts Giants past Padres 3-1

Crawford's single lifts Giants past Padres 3-1

Eric Stults finished the season the way he wanted to, even if the San Diego Padres failed to back the left-hander with enough run support. San Diego Padres relief pitcher Dale Thayer stands on the mound after loading the bases with a walk in the eighth inning of their baseball game against the San Francisco Giants Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in San Francisco. San Francisco won the game 3-1 and Thayer was the losing pitcher. San Diego Padres' Will Venable is greeted after scoring the Padres' first run in the fifth inning of their baseball game against the San Francisco Giants Saturday,...
POSTGAME NOTES: Cain has surgery; Another strong year for Casilla; More celebrating for rookies

POSTGAME NOTES: Cain has surgery; Another strong year for Casilla; More celebrating for rookies

It turns out Matt Cain’s elbow wasn’t the only thing bothering him. The Giants announced Saturday that Cain had arthroscopic surgery on his right ankle in the morning. The procedure was done by Dr. Ken Akizuki and Dr. Larry Oloff… Continue Reading → 
San Jose Mercury News Sep 27, 2014

Giants' Cain has ankle surgery

San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain has arthroscopic surgery on his right ankle and is expected to be sidelined for two months.
Sacramento Bee Sep 27, 2014

Recap: San Francisco vs. San Diego

Brandon Crawford's two-run single in the bottom of the eighth lifted the San Francisco Giants over the San Diego Padres, 3-1, in the third contest of a four-game series.
Sacramento Bee Sep 27, 2014
Crawford's single lifts Giants past Padres 3-1

Crawford's single lifts Giants past Padres 3-1

Brandon Crawford hit a two-run single with two outs in the eighth inning, leading the San Francisco Giants over the San Diego Padres 3-1 Saturday. San Francisco Giants' Gary Brown lays down a bunt for his first Major League hit in the third inning of their baseball game against the San Diego Padres Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in San Francisco. San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford hits a two-run single off San Diego Padres relief pitcher Dale Thayer in the eighth inning of their baseball game Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in San Francisco. San Francisco won the game 3-1. San Diego...

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    Madison Bumgarner

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    Angel Pagan

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