Pablo Sandoval's historic three-homer night capped a Giants Game 1 win, writes Jayson Stark.
Like Hunter Pence's logic-defying hit, San Francisco's elimination-defying run to the World Series cannot be easily explained.
The Giants had won titles before, just not since they've been called the San Francisco Giants. That all changed on a Monday night in Texas, thanks to a cast of unlikely characters.
This group of Giants, a team far more likable than some of their other postseason entrants, could be the group that changes everything and finally brings San Francisco that baseball title it's longed for.
The Giants, a self-proclaimed group of castoffs and misfits, might not be the most imposing team in baseball, but they are one of the last two left standing.
It's time to bid farewell to another season that was filled with highs, lows and so much in between. With that said, here come the awards.
What do Yadier Molina and Johnny Bench have in common? Nothing yet, but that could change soon.
Barry Bonds is accumulating astonishing stats this year, such as having nearly as many intentional walks as hits.
Barry Bonds isn't on pace to challenge a new home-run record, but he still has some impressive marks to go after this season.