How much will the lack of a DH, namely Billy Butler, hurt the Royals in San Francisco? We're about to find out.
Hunter Pence's first-inning home run helped the Giants win Game 1 ... and potentially the World Series.
There is perhaps no player more "Jeter-esque" in baseball than Giants catcher Buster Posey, who is chasing his third World Series title in five seasons.
Journeyman Travis Ishikawa's walk-off home run in the ninth to seal their NLCS win delivered perhaps the Giants' most surprising way to win yet, writes Jayson Stark.
The Giants continue to find new and amazing ways to win postseason games, Jayson Stark writes.
Coming back to with a throwaway win in Game 3 on a bunt attempt? Of course, because that's the "ugly but it works" Giants, writes Jayson Stark.
Yadier Molina's strained oblique should keep him out Game 3. Or should it? Stay tuned -- his status remains uncertain.
Kolten Wong's walk-off home run in Game 2 put him in exclusive company as the Cardinals achieved an impressive comeback win to tie up the NLCS.
Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is the best pitcher left in the postseason, and he proved it with 7 2/3 scoreless innings against the Cardinals in Game 1, Jayson Stark writes.
The Giants and the Cardinals, who've combined to win the past four NL pennants, are no strangers to postseason experience.
The Giants scored all their runs without a ball leaving the infield, yet it was enough to eliminate the Nationals and advance to the NLCS.
The whole series changed when Madison Bumgarner fired Wilson Ramos' shocking seventh-inning bunt past third base in Game 3.
Down 2-0 and facing difficult odds in the NLDS, the Nationals are focusing only on beating Madison Bumgarner and the Giants in Game 3.
The decision to pull starter Jordan Zimmermann one out shy of a complete-game shutout opened the door for the Giants to win the longest game in postseason history.
Against all odds, Jake Peavy outdueled Stephen Strasburg and carried the Giants to a 3-2 victory over the Nationals in Game 1.
Two Octobers later, the Giants and Nationals are finally getting ready to meet in what could be an epic NL Division Series.