Tim Lincecum said the Giants have informed him that he will slot somewhere in the starting rotation for the NL Division Series that will begin Oct. 6 at AT&T Park against either the Reds or Nationals.
Tim Lincecum was in line for a loss, but Padres closer Huston Street let him off the hook in the ninth, allowing a game-tying home run to Xavier Nady and the go-ahead shot to Hunter Pence in a 7-5 Giants win.
The Giants' playoff roster is far from certain, but Bruce Bochy seems to have an idea of the overall structure he wants to take into the first round of the playoffs.
Hunter Pence hit a three-run home run to eclipse the 100-RBI mark for the first time, but he has something else on his mind as the Giants march toward the playoffs.
It's looking like a No. 3 seed for the Giants. If youre putting in your schedule requests at work, the smart move would be to plan for baseball at AT&T Park on Oct. 6 and 7.
Madison Bumgarner wasn't auditioning for a spot in the Giants postseason rotation, and it's a good thing because his performance was not what you'd like to see from your potential No. 2 playoff starter.
Although the stakes will be higher in the playoffs, Buster Posey will not be changing his mindset or positioning anytime in the near future when blocking home plate.
Vogelsong is adding food for thought as the Giants continue to shoot around playoff rotation possibilities while Matt Cain engaged in some playful rookie hazing in San Diego.
Buster Posey was hit in the throat while in the crouch on Friday, but still managed two hits, giving new meaning to the old Teddy Roosevelt adage.
Bruce Bochy could face an interesting choice in Wednesday's final regular-season game, since the Pirates will be done several hours before the Giants take the field at Dodger Stadium.
Bruce Bochy confirmed that Tim Lincecum will start Sunday and Hector Sanchez will catch him. You can expect that battery in the playoffs as well.
Buster Posey isn't the only Giant battling Andrew McCutchen for a milestone. Marco Scutaro has visions of leading the NL in hits.
The Giants will formally announce their plan to leave Melky Cabrera off their playoff roster later today, CSNBayArea.com has learned.
The optimism often characteristic of Bruce Bochy's post game interviews was not so apparent after what was easily Tim Lincecum's worst start of the second half.