WASHINGTON — The
Bruce Bochy has managed the Giants to two of the last four World Series championships. Nationals Manager
The Giants have won eight consecutive postseason games, including an 8-0 wild-card victory at Pittsburgh on Wednesday night.
It was dressed up to look and sound like the real thing: Fake crowd noise was piped in; videos were shown on the scoreboard; the game-day PA announcer introduced players; rookie reliever Aaron Barrett even sang the national anthem.
"All in all, it was good camaraderie and good competition and got the juices flowing a little bit, which is what was needed," reliever
Friday's matchup between Washington's
Their catchers are also illustrate the difference between the teams: Strasburg will be throwing to