Game 6 is an elimination game, and Bruce Bochy has everyone in the bullpen -- including Madison Bumgarner and Tim Lincecum and the Giants' skipper said he'd go to the right-hander first.
They were supposed to have a totally different speaker. In the hours before Game 5, Pence walked into the interview room and nominated Jeremy Affeldt to take over as the clubs Tony Robbins. But when it came time
With their season on the line, the Giants turned to Barry Zito. What did you expect? They haven't lost a game he has started since Aug. 2.Ratto: 'The little fastball that could' Instant Replay Postgame reaction
Barry Zito shut out the Cardinals over 7.2 innings, and the Giants avoided elimination with a 5-0 win. Game 6 is back in San Francisco on Sunday.
Wilson vowed to be 100 percent in spring training and fully operational for the Giants 2013 opener, even though itll arrive 17 days short of the one-year anniversary of his procedure.
With a season in his hands, the fans are officially rallying behind Barry Zito. It's up to Zito to keep the team on path.
The Cardinals instructed their players to arrive at Busch Stadium for Game 5 on Friday with their bags packed in case the series shifts back to San Francisco.
After failing to help the Giants even the NLCS, Tim Lincecum broke down a disappointing Game 4 start that was reminiscent of his season.More: Postgame video Ratto: Giants a little bit short
Tim Lincecum put the Giants in an early hole and home runs from Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval weren't enough for San Francisco to avoid a 3-1 NLCS deficit.
Why is Bruce Bochy sticking with Hunter Pence? "I dont believe, except on the rare occasion, you sit a player like that unless hes absolutely lost."
The two formerly bankable aces for the Giants and Cardinals step to the bump tonight with high expectations -- but what can we really expect?
The Giants knew that if the approaching storm -- a blob on the Doppler big enough to scare Steve McQueen -- hit during the game, the delay would be a lengthy one. So how did they pass the time?
Eight games into the postseason, Hunter Pence has yet to drive in a run. He did not shy away from the blame after a loss in Game 3.More: Baggs' Instant Replay Ratto: Pence must protect Posey
After delaying a public announcement, Bruce Bochy decided on Tim Lincecum and Barry Ziton in Games 3 and 4 with Madison Bumgarner out of the playoff rotation.
Matt Cain left Game 3 after allowing three runs in 6.2 innings just ahead of a lengthy rain delay and the Giants' offense wasted plenty of opportunities in a 3-1 loss.