Like Hunter Pence's logic-defying hit, San Francisco's elimination-defying run to the World Series cannot be easily explained.
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.
For 14 straight years, the Braves were synonymous with the playoffs. But after a suddenly empty October, they're looking for a fresh start.
Roger Clemens might not have had a full tank, but there was still enough Rocket fuel to get a postseason victory, Jayson Stark writes.