Giants Go Long, Walk-Off To World Series

For all of the crazy ways the San Francisco Giants scored runs during the NLCS, perhaps their most surprising runs were saved for last. Travis Ishikawa, who had only 81 at-bats during the regular season for the Giants, blasted a walk-off, three-run homerun to push the Giants into the 2014 World Series.

Royals Ascend; Giants Capitalize Again

The Kansas City Royals are the champions of the American League. No, that's not a misprint. Kansas City won their first AL pennant since 1985 when they completed the sweep of the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. The San Francisco Giants, who have won two World Series since 2010, are one win away from joining the Royals with their win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Four of the NLCS.

Cards Throw One Away, Royals Move Closer

The San Francisco Giants keep finding different ways to score runs, while the Kansas City Royals have used a tried-and-true formula to close out games. Both ways led to wins on Tuesday, as the Giants took a 2-1 series lead over the St. Louis Cardinals and the Royals grabbed a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Baltimore Orioles.

NLCS: Cards Have Right Stuff In Game Two

The St. Louis Cardinals hit just 105 homeruns during the regular season, but they have been launching the ball over the fences with regularity during the post-season. The Cardinals hit four solo homeruns, including a walk-off blast, to earn a 5-4 win over the San Francisco Giants in Game Two of the NLCS.

Royals Relentless, Bumgarner Flawless

The Kansas City Royals' magical run through the post-season continued on Saturday with yet another late-inning rally for a win over the Baltimore Orioles. The San Francisco Giants' road dominance also continued, as Madison Bumgarner led a shutout win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

MLB Playoff Recap: Cards, Giants Advance

For the third time in five years, the National League Championship Series will feature the San Francisco Giants and the St. Louis Cardinals. Both teams moved on after one-run, Game Four victories. The National League's best two regular seasons teams - the Washington Nationals and the Los Angeles Dodgers - are heading home after disappointing post-season runs.

The 8 Most Dramatic MLB Playoff Endings

Walkoffs, home runs, and prayers answered - who made the best plays in September and October?

MLB Playoff Recap: Nationals Survive

Facing long odds, the Washington Nationals defeated the San Francisco Giants and ace Madison Bumgarner on the road to force a Game Four in the NLDS. In the other National League Division Series, the St. Louis Cardinals got a lot of pitching and just enough power from their offense to push the Los Angeles Dodgers to the brink of elimination.

MLB Playoff Recap: Giants Win Marathon

There were only two games on the schedule on Saturday, but when the dust settled, 27 innings were in the books, leaving one team on the verge of elimination, two teams in a dead-heat and a third team sitting as pretty heading into Game Three of its division series.

MLB Playoff Recap: Aces Down

Several aces were on the mound on Friday, but none pitched up to their reputations on a day that featured a full slate of playoff baseball. Clayton Kershaw, Adam Wainwright, Justin Verlander and Stephen Strasburg all had disappointing outings. We rundown the day’s action.

Bumgarner, Giants Cruise Past Pirates

Behind ace Madison Bumgarner, the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League's Wild Card game. The Giants will take on the Washington Nationals in the NLDS.

NL Wild Card Preview: Bumgarner Takes On Bucs

After a season series filled with tight ballgames, the San Francisco Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates will meet on Wednesday at PNC Park to determine who will go on to face the Washington Nationals in the NLDS. We preview the NL Wild Card game.

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