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Mets gain separation in wild-card race as Giants and Cardinals …

Mets gain separation in wild-card race as Giants and Cardinals fall

yahoo.com Updated 22 hours ago
Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. The circumstances the …
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  • Giants silenced by Rockies but hold WC ground

    Giants silenced by Rockies but hold WC ground

    MLB.com nytimes.com 22 hours ago
    After the Reds held off a late Cardinals rally Wednesday night, the Giants were in prime position to extend their lead on St. Louis in the National League Wild Card standings. But Tyler Chatwood had other plans.
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  • Mets 5, Marlins 2: Jay Bruce Homer Helps Mets Beat Marlins and …

    Mets 5, Marlins 2: Jay Bruce Homer Helps Mets Beat Marlins and Protect Wild-Card Lead

    nytimes.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    Bruce, who had mostly struggled since arriving from the Reds in an Aug. 1 trade, hit his third home run in five games, and the Mets stayed ahead of the Giants and the Cardinals.
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  • Nolan Arenado hits everyone, but especially the San Francisco G…

    Nolan Arenado hits everyone, but especially the San Francisco Giants

    ESPN.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    Nolan Arenado hits everyone, but especially the San Francisco Giants
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  • Giants get infielder Beckham from Braves

    Giants get infielder Beckham from Braves

    MLB.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    With third baseman Eduardo Nunez hobbled by a strained right hamstring, the Giants acquired infielder Gordon Beckham from the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.
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  • Giants back Moore to maintain Wild Card position

    Giants back Moore to maintain Wild Card position

    MLB.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    Buster Posey and Hunter Pence hit solo homers as part of a four-run fifth inning and Matt Moore was almost untouchable on the mound, as the Giants kept pace in the National League Wild Card race with a 12-3 win over the Rockies on Tuesday night.
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  • Rockies aim to protect LeMahieu's batting title

    Rockies aim to protect LeMahieu's batting title

    MLB.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu went into Tuesday's opener of three games against the Giants with a .350 average, three points ahead of the Nationals' Daniel Murphy. Problem is with Murphy having not started since Sept. 17 and not played since Sept. …
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  • Wins by the dozen: Mets, Giants, Cards all score 12-run routs

    Wins by the dozen: Mets, Giants, Cards all score 12-run routs

    yahoo.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    If you were hoping the NL wild-card race would shake up Tuesday night, that didn’t happen. What did happen was three beatdowns handed out by teams looking to lock down those two playoff spots. If you like symmetry, you probably like this: The New York M…
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  • Posey, Pence Go Back-To-Back as Giants Beat Rockies 12-3

    Posey, Pence Go Back-To-Back as Giants Beat Rockies 12-3

    nytimes.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    Buster Posey's 1,000th hit came on a home run that bounced off the top of the wall and over. The fan who grabbed the souvenir ball gladly returned it, and Posey offered a bat in trade.
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  • Baseball Playoffs: What if Three Teams Tie for Two Wild-Card Sp…

    Baseball Playoffs: What if Three Teams Tie for Two Wild-Card Spots?

    nytimes.com Sep 27 (3 days ago)
    With the playoffs in sight, the Mets, the Giants and the Cardinals are still fighting for the two wild cards in the National League.
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  • Cardinals fall back in WC race with lopsided loss

    Cardinals fall back in WC race with lopsided loss

    MLB.com Sep 26 (3 days ago)
    Back at Busch Stadium with a chance to pull even with the Giants and inch closer to a sixth straight playoff berth, the Cardinals instead elicited boos from the typically affable home fans with one of their ugliest performances of the season. They looke…
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  • Bullpen of the Week: LA relievers deliver title

    Bullpen of the Week: LA relievers deliver title

    MLB.com Sep 25 (4 days ago)
    On the night of June 26, when Clayton Kershaw made his final start before hitting the disabled list, the Dodgers trailed the Giants by eight games in the National League West.
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  • Giants hope Cueto can return for Rockies finale

    Giants hope Cueto can return for Rockies finale

    MLB.com Sep 25 (4 days ago)
    Right-hander Johnny Cueto will test his strained left groin muscle in a throwing session Tuesday at AT&T Park, which will determine when and if he rejoins the Giants' starting rotation.
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  • Buster Posey Loses Sight Of Foul Ball; Eduardo Núñez Saves The …

    Buster Posey Loses Sight Of Foul Ball; Eduardo Núñez Saves The Day

    deadspin.com Sep 25 (4 days ago)
    Maybe it’s the camera angle, but this clip of San Francisco Giants third baseman Eduardo Núñez snagging Carlos Asuaje’s popup in foul territory is very entertaining.Read more...
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  • Giants Blow 6-Run Lead Before Beating Padres 9-6 in 10

    Giants Blow 6-Run Lead Before Beating Padres 9-6 in 10

    nytimes.com Sep 25 (5 days ago)
    As much as the San Francisco Giants have been through since the All-Star break, with all the blown leads and the offensive struggles, it would have been gut-wrenching if they hadn't pulled out a victory the way they did Saturday night against the lowly …
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  • Giants' Nunez takes a seat after unlikely grab

    Giants' Nunez takes a seat after unlikely grab

    MLB.com Sep 24 (5 days ago)
    Eduardo Nunez proved that his speed can help the Giants on defense, too, as he made a startling and spectacular play Saturday to record an out that briefly appeared elusive.
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  • Padres pull away, drop Giants behind Mets

    Padres pull away, drop Giants behind Mets

    MLB.com Sep 24 (6 days ago)
    While interested observers were dwelling on the San Francisco Giants' faulty relief pitching, their offense was starting to go bad. Now it's downright sour, as Friday night's 7-2 loss to the San Diego Padres demonstrated.
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  • Vin's big night a winner! Dodgers near clinch

    Vin's big night a winner! Dodgers near clinch

    MLB.com Sep 24 (6 days ago)
    Vin Scully Appreciation Night started with an emotional pregame tribute for the retiring Hall of Fame announcer and ended with a 5-2 Dodgers win over the Rockies on Friday night, cutting their magic number to win the National League West to two while ex…
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  • Myers, Padres Beat Struggling Giants 7-2

    Myers, Padres Beat Struggling Giants 7-2

    nytimes.com Sep 24 (6 days ago)
    Wil Myers hit a three-run homer off rookie Albert Suarez in the first inning and the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 7-2 on Friday night, their seventh victory in eight games against the struggling Giants since the All-Star break.
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  • Essay: Moments of Giants Glory: What Alzheimer’s Couldn’t Steal

    Essay: Moments of Giants Glory: What Alzheimer’s Couldn’t Steal

    nytimes.com Sep 23 (7 days ago)
    For a reporter and his mother, this decade, in which San Francisco has won three World Series titles, has been a long goodbye.
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  • 'Consistent' Samardzija gives Giants big outing

    'Consistent' Samardzija gives Giants big outing

    MLB.com Sep 23 (7 days ago)
    The power of Jeff Samardzija's pitching Thursday night created the distinct impression that he could have lasted into the 10th inning or beyond against the Padres.
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  • What we learned: The Mets and Giants thrive on drama

    What we learned: The Mets and Giants thrive on drama

    ESPN.com Sep 23 (7 days ago)
    What we learned: The Mets and Giants thrive on drama
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  • Giants edge Padres, maintain hold on WC spot

    Giants edge Padres, maintain hold on WC spot

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 23 (7 days ago)
    The Giants were able to capitalize on their schedule Thursday, taking the series opener against the Padres, 2-1, to move one-half game ahead of the idle Cardinals and remain tied with the Mets in the National League Wild Card spots.
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  • Puig makes great grab, runs up wall for style points

    Puig makes great grab, runs up wall for style points

    MLB.com Sep 22
    Three innings after crushing a three-run homer on Wednesday night, Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig hurt the Giants on defense as well, making a spectacular running catch.
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  • Dodgers' magic number at 5; Giants miss Wild chance

    Dodgers' magic number at 5; Giants miss Wild chance

    San Francisco took the field Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium knowing that the Mets and Cardinals, their rivals in the National League Wild Card competition, already had lost. A victory over the Dodgers would put the Giants back on top of the NL Wild C…
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  • Video - Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval 01:46

    Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For Sandoval

    Mar 9
    ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Pablo Sandoval's comments about feeling disrespected by the Giants.
  • Video - No Surgery Needed For Hunter Pence 01:01

    No Surgery Needed For Hunter Pence

    Mar 6
    Stephania Bell looks at the road ahead for Hunter Pence and when he'll likely be able to return to the Giants' lineup after breaking his arm when he was hit by a pitch.
  • Video - Hunter Pence Out Six To Eight Weeks 02:38

    Hunter Pence Out Six To Eight Weeks

    Mar 5
    ESPN.com MLB writer/editor Christina Kahrl reacts to Hunter Pence's left forearm fracture, which will sideline him for six to eight weeks.
  • Video - Posey On Giants' Focus, Preparations 03:16

    Posey On Giants' Focus, Preparations

    Feb 23
    Three-time World Series champion Buster Posey talks about his preparations for this season, how San Francisco's rotation will shake out and the competition within the division.