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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 …Share Tweet
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.Share Tweetnytimes.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.Share Tweet
Nolan Arenado hits everyone, but especially the San Francisco GiantsESPN.com Sep 28 (yesterday)Nolan Arenado hits everyone, but especially the San Francisco GiantsShare TweetWith third baseman Eduardo Nunez hobbled by a strained right hamstring, the Giants acquired infielder Gordon Beckham from the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday.Share Tweet
Giants back Moore to maintain Wild Card positionBuster 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.Share TweetRockies 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. …Share Tweetyahoo.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…Share Tweetnytimes.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.Share Tweetnytimes.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.Share Tweet
Cardinals fall back in WC race with lopsided lossMLB.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…Share Tweet
Bullpen of the Week: LA relievers deliver titleMLB.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.Share Tweet
Giants hope Cueto can return for Rockies finaleMLB.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.Share Tweet
Buster Posey Loses Sight Of Foul Ball; Eduardo Núñez Saves The Daydeadspin.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...Share Tweet
Giants Blow 6-Run Lead Before Beating Padres 9-6 in 10nytimes.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 …Share Tweet
Giants' Nunez takes a seat after unlikely grabMLB.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.Share Tweet
Padres pull away, drop Giants behind MetsMLB.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.Share TweetMLB.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…Share Tweet
Myers, Padres Beat Struggling Giants 7-2nytimes.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.Share Tweet
Essay: Moments of Giants Glory: What Alzheimer’s Couldn’t Stealnytimes.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.Share Tweet
'Consistent' Samardzija gives Giants big outingMLB.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.Share TweetESPN.com Sep 23 (7 days ago)What we learned: The Mets and Giants thrive on dramaShare TweetThe 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.Share Tweet
Puig makes great grab, runs up wall for style pointsMLB.com Sep 22Three 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.Share TweetSan 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…Share Tweet
Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For SandovalMar 9ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Pablo Sandoval's comments about feeling disrespected by the Giants.
No Surgery Needed For Hunter PenceMar 6Stephania 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.
Hunter Pence Out Six To Eight WeeksMar 5ESPN.com MLB writer/editor Christina Kahrl reacts to Hunter Pence's left forearm fracture, which will sideline him for six to eight weeks.
Posey On Giants' Focus, PreparationsFeb 23Three-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.