Bruce Bochy is not going to reveal who will start Game 4 for the Giants until after Game 3 is over. Why is he waiting? The answer is very simple.
Marco Scutaro told his manager that he felt better about his sore left hip heading into Game 3 in St. Louis and provided some encouraging evidence that his swing is fine.
No detail in his routine is too small to be insignificant, no variable too unimportant. Its all about mastering a semblance of control in a random world, so hell feel like nothing can go to chance when he hits the mound.
Bruce Bochy made it clear how he felt about Matt Holiday's slide. Although the Giants won Game 2, they are hoping the price wasnt too dear.
Angel Pagan got things started with his second leadoff home run of the postseason, Marco Scutaro came through with the big hit, and Ryan Vogelsong was masterful in the Giants' 7-1 victory in Game 2.
Scutaro hit a two-run single in the fourth inning that gave the Giants a 5-1 lead Monday night, but he was replaced by Ryan Theriot to begin the sixth.
Tim Lincecum says he's ready to go again tonight if need be in Game 2, but Giants manager Bruce Bochy would prefer he starts Game 4.
Ryan Vogelsong looks to duplicate his only regular season start against St. Louis, when he held the Cards to three hits and three walks in a seven shutout inning outing.
Is Madison Bumgarner out of gas? If he is, what does that mean for the rest of the Giants' rotation? Our ailing Insider files his thoughts after Game 1.
Both the Giants and Cardinals landed at SFO past 5 a.m. Saturday after a crazy night for both clubs. This time of year, there's no rest for the weary.
The Giants' Saturday workout wasn't without its drama. First base coach Roberto Kelly was struck with a line drive off the bat of Buster Posey.
Bruce Bochy confirmed Saturday all five members of his rotation would be on the NLCS roster, but he isn't ready to name his Game 4 starter.
How did Angel Pagan come up with his eighth-inning catch while playing deep? That, and other notes from the Giants' NLDS comeback...
We've already seen six knockout games between the added Wild Cards and Division Series, and still four teams stand. There's a lot to appreciate in this year's MLB playoffs.
The Giants will kick off the NLCS at home against the Cardinals and will open the series with Madison Bumgarner on the bump.
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