| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:41 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie shortstop Pete Kozma moved to his right, only to watch the ball off Hunter Pence's broken bat inexplicably change directions when the shattered barrel hit the ball a second and then third time.
Three runs scored on...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:59 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — This is a one-man World Series.
The most valuable players in waiting, Miguel Cabrera and Buster Posey, are here. So is Prince Fielder, the only one of baseball's $200-million men still in uniform this season. So is Matt Cain, who...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:19 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twenty-seven seasons after their first game together, Jim Leyland was in the dugout, Gene Lamont the third base coach's box.
Like spouses who gravitate to the far side of the house.
But the two baseball men had cause to talk...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:30 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Frost coming off their breath, Pablo Sandoval and the San Francisco Giants finished their workout at Comerica Park, headed back to the clubhouse and pulled off their hooded sweatshirts and parkas.
Halfway to a championship, they...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 4:16 AM
DETROIT, Mich. -- Don't mess with San Francisco when it comes to the World Series.
For the second time in three years, the Giants claimed Major League Baseball's top prize.
Completing their sweep of the Tigers took extra innings, but the Giants...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:44 PM
DETROIT — New on the job and with a potential playoff team on his hands, Brian Sabean went out to find as much pitching as he could. He targeted the team that had the most to give, and shocked the baseball world by landing Roberto Hernandez,...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 9:59 PM
San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain threw a perfect game Wednesday night against the Houston Astros.
This is only the 22nd perfect game in Major League Baseball history.
The Giants beat the Astros 10-0.
| Jun 14, 2012
| 3:47 PM
It was a game for the record books, but not the kind Houston was hoping for.
Giants pitcher Matt Cain pitched a perfect game Wednesday night, beating the Houston Astros 10-0.
Cain had 14 strikeouts, tying Sandy Koufax's record for the most strikeouts in...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:29 PM
Brian Bixler drove in a career-high three runs on three hits, including his first career homer, and Justin Maxwell and Brian Bogusevic also homered as the Houston Astros held off the Kansas City Royals for a 9-7 win Monday night.
J.A. Happ (5-7)...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:14 PM
1. Rangers (1): Clinging to top spot a week ago, the Rangers added Roy Oswalt and played well in going 5-1 against the lowly Padres and Rockies. Could Yu Darvish share the All-Star clubhouse with Chicago car dealer C.J. Wilson?
2. Yankees (2): Boone...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Derek Norris hit a three-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning for his first major league home run, and the Oakland Athletics walked off with a stunning 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.
Norris hammered a full-count pitch from...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Ryan Zimmerman’s line drive to right-center kept going — and going and going — until it landed in the first row.
“I just thought it was a double,” the Washington Nationals third baseman said.
The way the Nationals are...