PITTSBURGH -- George Kontos felt better than he has all year, and it showed. Kontos, who is having a breakthrough season, struck out the first two batters he faced in the ninth on six pitches.
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PITTSBURGH — Every Giants fan remembers Michael Morse’s pinch-hit homer in Game 5 of the NLCS last October.
PITTSBURGH -- Madison Bumgarner doesn't exactly jump at the chance to talk about his prowess in the batter's box.