| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:42 PM
ST. LOUIS — Six years.
That's how long it has been since Barry Zito has pitched the kind of game he's going to need Friday night, and he hasn't been cryogenically frozen in the interim. He has been getting older, losing velocity off his fastball...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:52 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer after subbing for an injured Carlos Beltran and the St. Louis Cardinals chased Matt Cain before a 3 1/2-hour rain delay in the seventh inning of a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:03 PM
ST. LOUIS — If Jamie Moyer was watching Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Friday night, he must be planning his next comeback.
On the biggest stage of his roller-coaster career, Barry Zito pitched in a way that showed why some...
| Oct 23, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO — Sometimes you really do have to see it to believe it.
When Hunter Pence shot a line drive at Pete Kozma on Monday night, the ball started to Kozma's right and took a hard turn to the right about halfway to the infield dirt. It...
| 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.