Giants need Petit to come up big against Dodgers, Kershaw
A Giants win Saturday would have pulled them into a tie atop the National League West , and Petit would have gotten the ball Sunday with a mission to pitch his team into sole possession of first. Instead, Petit gets the ball with a mission to keep his team, crushed and embarrassed Saturday, from falling three games back.
5 Biggest Questions For San Francisco Giants Heading Into October
The playoff-hungry San Francisco Giants have won 12 of their last 15 games to climb within two games of the L.A. Dodgers in the NL West. The orange and black have won nine straight home games and aim to overtake their arch-rival this weekend.
Major League Baseball
Numbers game: Players opt for unusual digits
Jose Abreu , the runaway favorite for the American League Rookie of the Year Award, has put up some amazing numbers with the White Sox. He's hit 33 homers and 33 doubles.
Despite delay, Peavy pitches way to victory
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San Jose Mercury News
Postgame Notes: I think it would have crushed him not to go back out...
Jake Peavy put his headphones on, clicked over to NEEDTOBREATHE and started over. He was stretched out all over again, going through the same routine he goes through before every start.
Jake Peavy, offense star in SF Giants win against Tigers
A pennant race can bring out the beast in players. Common sense dare not raise its hand to challenge the beast.
It's time to remove Tim Lincecum from the rotation
Let's talk a little bit about velocity. Here's a guy throwing as hard as Barry Zito and making a hitter look silly: Chris Young is 12'4" and releases the ball six inches from the plate, but the overall point stands.