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  1. Max Scherzer strikes out 11 as Tigers take Game 1 of ALDS

    Max Scherzer struck out 11 over seven dominant innings, Miguel Cabrera helped stake Detroit to an early lead before leaving in the eighth and the Tigers held on to beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Friday night in the opener of their AL Division Series.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  2. Hunter Pence's early homer stakes Giants to win over Rockies

    Hunter Pence hit a three-run homer in the first inning that held up, Buster Posey added a late RBI single and the San Francisco Giants snapped the Colorado Rockies' five-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  3. St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds in recovery from playoff dis...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Keys to the winter for the Cardinals and the Reds? Overcoming the blow of stunning postseason losses to the world champion Giants.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  4. Clayton Kershaw finishes with best ERA as Dodgers beat Giants

    Clayton Kershaw finished with a major league-leading 2.53 ERA, Adrian Gonzalez singled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Francisco Giants 5-1 to end their season on Wednesday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  5. Jim Thome's stake in the playoff chase

    Buster Olney

    BALTIMORE -- In a city of row houses, it makes sense that the Orioles' success this year has been built game by game, at-bat by at-bat, pitch by pitch, brick by brick. They have one pitcher with more than 20 starts, a staff with one complete gam...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  6. Eight teams enough for MLB playoffs

    Jemele Hill

    Adding two MLB wild-card teams and high-stakes one-game playoffs make perfect financial sense, but is it common sense? The answer is no.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2012
  7. September races not dead yet

    Buster Olney

    There aren't any races, we've said. No September drama, we've said. Nothing really at stake, we've said. Suddenly, there are races and ramifications popping up all over the place like cornstalks. Maybe it's because of injury...

    Blog | September 11, 2011
  8. San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers find solace in boos

    Ramona Shelburne

    After an exceptional show of unity, the Dodgers and Giants become rivals once again.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2011
  9. Cole closest in 'Race for No. 1'

    Jason A. Churchill & Keith Law

    If the contenders for the No. 1 pick are to catch the favorite, they'll have to put forth monster seasons and answer each and every scouting question within their games to claim their stake -- at least if the first few weeks are any indication. ...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  10. MLB Draft: UCLA's Gerrit Cole leads the competition in the race f...

    Jason A. Churchill & Keith Law

    It's never a good sign for the draft competition to Anthony Rendon when the Rice third-bagger is having a ho-hum week and still raking at a .385 clip, but Gerrit Cole's continued development as a power arm at least makes him interesting.

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  11. Matt Cain stymies Rangers as Giants stake 2-0 Series lead

    Matt Cain pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning, Edgar Renteria hit a go-ahead home run and the San Francisco Giants broke away from the Texas Rangers 9-0 on Thursday night for a 2-0 lead in the World Series.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 28, 2010
  12. What's at stake: World Series wagers

    With the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants set to open the World Series tonight at AT&T Park, there are a few traditional wagers being made between representatives of both cities: Mayors: San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom will wear a Rangers' ...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  13. September pennant races have some spark

    Tim Kurkjian

    The push for the postseason is especially in high gear in the races for the National League West and the NL wild card.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2010
  14. David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez and A-Rod weren't alone, but to be bus...

    Buster Olney

    David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez, Alex Rodriguez and others weren't alone, but to be nailed for steroids use in 2003 -- knowing what the players knew regarding the consequences -- took a special kind of selfishness, Buster Olney says. With lots of reaction.

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2009
  15. Sandoval's two-run homer sparks rout of Astros

    Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run homer to boost his bid for an All-Star spot and stake rookie Ryan Sadowski to an early lead, and the San Francisco Giants routed the Houston Astros 13-0 on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 03, 2009
  16. Milwaukee (74-87) at St Louis (83-77) 2:15 pm EDT

    Milwaukee (74-87) at St Louis (83-77) 2:15 pm EDT

    Preview | October 01, 2006