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  1. Giants walk off in 10th on Cards' throwing error, take 2-1 NLCS l...

    A wild throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the Giants over the Cardinals 5-4 on Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the NLCS.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  2. 2014 NLCS -- St. Louis Cardinals add A.J. Pierzynski, lose Sam Fr...

    A.J. Pierzynski has been added to the St. Louis Cardinals roster for the NL Championship Series and lefty reliever Sam Freeman has been taken off.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2014
  3. Ranking the playoff bullpens

    Jim Bowden

    We ranked the playoff rotations and starting pitchers Monday; today we rank -- and discuss -- the bullpens of the 10 playoff teams. 1. Kansas City Royals Closer: Greg Holland Setup man: Wade Davis Situational righties: Kelvin Herrera, Aaron Cr...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  4. Why middle relievers are as important as ever, and which ones cou...

    Doug Mittler

    Doug Mittler uses recent usage data to show why middle relievers are so important in today's playoffs, then lays out some difference-makers in recent years and which ones could make a difference this year, such as Kevin Gausman.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  5. Dodgers survive, now look to clinch at home

    Mark Saxon

    CHICAGO -- Considering how Saturday's game went, with Los Angeles Dodgers relievers squandering a five-run lead in the final two innings, the notion of a "bullpen game" wasn't exactly a reassuring prospect for many Dodgers fans. Manager Don Mattin...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 2, D-backs 1

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers kept their lead in the NL West intact and might have figured out a new bridge to closer Kenley Jansen along the way. Young reliever Pedro Baez got four key outs in the seventh and eighth innings of the Dodger...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  7. Rockies snap Giants' win streak after losing suspended game

    Charlie Blackmon lined a two-out single in the ninth inning off reliever Sergio Romo, helping the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 10-9 on Monday and stop the Giants' six-game win streak on a long day at Coors Field.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 01, 2014
  8. Rockies-Giants Preview

    Rockies-Giants Preview

    Preview | August 27, 2014
  9. Can you still trust in Chris Davis?

    Eric Karabell

    Baltimore Orioles first baseman/third baseman Chris Davis entered Monday as the No. 23 player on his own team over the past 30 days on the ESPN Player Rater, well behind the injured Manny Machado, but also after relievers T.J. McFarland, Brad Brach a...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  10. Cleveland Indians sign reliever Scott Atchison for next season

    The Cleveland Indians have signed veteran right-handed reliever Scott Atchison to a contract for next season.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  11. Reliever Hembree gets turn with Sox

    Joe McDonald

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- The Red Sox have recalled pitcher Heath Hembree from Triple-A Pawtucket and the right-handed reliever will join the team in St. Louis for Tuesday's game. The Red Sox acquired Hembree, 25, along with left-hander Edwin Escob...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  12. Giants benefit from Pirates' blunder, end skid at 6

    Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 on Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  13. Giants-Phillies Preview

    Giants-Phillies Preview

    Preview | July 21, 2014
  14. Jesse Chavez K's 9 to key A's shutout in Bay Bridge Series opener...

    Jesse Chavez matched a career high with nine strikeouts in six innings, and three relievers pitched scoreless ball to lead the Oakland Athletics past the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  15. Eric Stults silences Giants to win for first time in 10 starts

    Eric Stults pitched seven strong innings to win for the first time in nearly two months and Alexi Amarista homered to lead the San Diego Padres to a 2-0 win over the San Francisco Giants on Friday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 04, 2014
  16. Pleasant surprises among top relievers

    Eric Karabell

    Let's talk closers! With roughly a third of the MLB season complete and much upheaval in terms of injuries and torn UCLs and hitters performing below expectations, it's actually been a relatively quiet season so far for closers. After all, of the top...

    Blog | June 03, 2014