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Pirates' Volquez to get start for NL wild card

Pirates' Volquez to get start for NL wild card

ESPN.com Updated 19 hours ago
The Pittsburgh Pirates will send Edinson Volquez to the mound for the NL wild-card game against the San Francisco Giants, the team announced Monday.
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  • Hunter Pence gave an awesome postgame speech to Giants fans (Vi…

    Hunter Pence gave an awesome postgame speech to Giants fans (Video)

    yahoo.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Your browser does not support iframes. San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence gave his second impassioned speech of the week after his team closed out the regular season on Sunday with a win at AT&T Park. This one contained no F-bombs, not lik…
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  • Fan Fences: The 2014 M.L.B. Playoffs Have a Neighborly Feel

    Fan Fences: The 2014 M.L.B. Playoffs Have a Neighborly Feel

    nytimes.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Four potential World Series matchups involve teams from the same area. In an earlier round, the Dodgers and the Giants, longtime rivals, could meet.
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  • Giants Beat Padres 9-3, Gear Up for Wild-Card Game

    Giants Beat Padres 9-3, Gear Up for Wild-Card Game

    nytimes.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    Buster Posey and Adam Duvall homered, and the San Francisco Giants geared up for the NL wild-card game by beating the San Diego Padres 9-3 in the regular-season finale Sunday.
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  • Giants use season finale as tuneup for Wild Card Game

    Giants use season finale as tuneup for Wild Card Game

    MLB.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    The Giants tuned up for Wednesday's Wild Card game at Pittsburgh and won their season finale in the process Sunday, as Buster Posey and Adam Duvall homered to help San Francisco defeat San Diego, 9-3.
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  • Giants to start Bumgarner in wild-card game

    Giants to start Bumgarner in wild-card game

    ESPN.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    Giants manager Bruce Bochy has announced the worst-kept secret in San Francisco's clubhouse: left-hander Madison Bumgarner will start Wednesday's wild-card game against Pittsburgh.
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  • Roundup: Cardinals Lose but Secure at Least Tie for Division Ti…

    Roundup: Cardinals Lose but Secure at Least Tie for Division Title; Tigers Stay in First

    nytimes.com Sep 28 (2 days ago)
    A grand slam in the 10th inning by the Reds’ Ramon Santiago beat the Pirates and opened the door for the Cardinals.
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  • Giants top Padres on Crawford's clutch hit

    Giants top Padres on Crawford's clutch hit

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 27 (3 days ago)
    A reserve-laden lineup loaded the bases in the eighth inning Saturday for Brandon Crawford, whose two-run single was enough to back stellar pitching as the Giants defeated the Padres, 3-1, inside AT&T Park.
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  • Hunter Pence to rest Saturday, ending longest active games star…

    Hunter Pence to rest Saturday, ending longest active games started streak

    yahoo.com MLB.com Sep 27 (3 days ago)
    The San Francisco Giants are in the playoffs and know for sure they'll be playing in Wednesday's National League wild-card game against either the Pittsburgh Pirates or St. Louis Cardinals. That gives them very little incentive to force the issue this w…
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  • Giants set for special Willie Mac night

    Giants set for special Willie Mac night

    MLB.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    Friday will represent one of the finest days of the year on the Giants' calendar, right up there with the home opener and Until There's A Cure Day. This is the night that the Willie Mac Award will be given to the Giant who's selected as the team's most …
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  • Hunter Pence drops several F-bombs on live TV during postgame s…

    Hunter Pence drops several F-bombs on live TV during postgame speech

    yahoo.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. The champagne corks were starting to pop, and the F-bombs were just about to drop. Hunter Pence gathered his teammates in the home clubhouse at AT&T Park to congratulate them on winning a wild card spot. The Sa…
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  • Light work gives Lincecum 100th career win

    Light work gives Lincecum 100th career win

    MLB.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    Thanks to a three-run seventh by the Giants in Thursday's 9-8 victory over the Giants, Tim Lincecum earned the win, the 100th of his career, by throwing just two pitches.
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  • Giants Hold Off Padres After Clinching Playoffs

    Giants Hold Off Padres After Clinching Playoffs

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    The San Diego Padres rallied from six runs down and nearly spoiled San Francisco's delayed clinching party.
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  • Postseason Picture for Friday, Sept. 26

    Postseason Picture for Friday, Sept. 26

    MLB.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    The Giants, who have run the table in October two of the past four seasons, are an official National League Wild Card. The Pirates have the Cardinals' full attention in the NL Central, St. Louis' lead whittled to one game. The Tigers and Royals both won…
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  • Giants squeeze out win after clinching Wild Card

    Giants squeeze out win after clinching Wild Card

    MLB.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    The Giants scored in each of the first five innings, Pablo Sandoval drove in four runs and the Giants recovered from blowing a six-run lead en route to defeating the Padres, 9-8, inside AT&T Park on Thursday.
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  • Video - Giants Vs. Pirates Wild Card Game Preview 01:25

    Giants Vs. Pirates Wild Card Game Preview

    Sep 29
    The Baseball Tonight crew looks ahead to Wednesday's National League wild card match up between the Giants and the Pirates.
  • Video - World Series Predictions 01:26

    World Series Predictions

    Sep 28
    The "Baseball Tonight" crew give their predictions for which team will win the World Series.
  • Video - Crawford Lifts Giants 00:30

    Crawford Lifts Giants

    Sep 27
    Brandon Crawford hit a two-run single with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the Giants over the Padres 3-1.
  • Video - Giants Clinch Playoffs, Rally Past Padres 00:56

    Giants Clinch Playoffs, Rally Past Padres

    Sep 25
    After the Giants clinched a playoff berth with a Brewers loss, they needed three runs in the seventh to fight off the Padres 9-8.

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