Ryan Vogelsong


Programming note: For comprehensive coverage of the Giants’ playoff run, watch SportsNet Central tonight at 10:30 p.m. and midnight on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area


For the second time in this festival of improbability we will call the San Francisco Giants 2014 postseason, the true difference between victory and whatever it is you get when you deserve to lose


Programming note: For comprehensive Giants-Cardinals NLCS coverage, watch “October Quest” today at 4 p.m.


Some teams get to the postseason and fold. Some teams get there, shake off their regular-season woes and defy expectations.


SAN FRANCISCO – There are no lab diagnostics for champion blood, as Bruce Bochy calls it. There are no telltale genetic markers. A cell count reveals nothing.