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Posts Tagged ‘2012 World Series’

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Cardinals spoil Giants ring party


An elaborate World Series ring celebration didn’t stop the Cardinals from walloping the Giants 14-3 Sunday.

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Everyone knew the Giants would raise another World Series flag. But it was Barry Zito that earned a standing ovation.

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Melky Cabrera didn’t contribute to the Giants’ World Series run in October, but he’s getting a ring from the team.

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Muni honors driver of torched bus


The driver of the bus destroyed by Giants hooligans is getting a nod from The City for keeping his cool as things heated up.

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This Week In Orange: Ta-ta for now


It’s hard to believe, Giants Nation. But it is time to hang the tutu up for a couple months. Our season has come to a close.

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Giants cap magic season with City Hall party


Take it from someone at the center of the madness — downtown looked like it was full of millions of people.

Police arrest alleged World Series Muni vandal


22-year-old Gregory Tyler Graniss was arrested for allegedly smashing a Muni bus with a steel barricade Sunday night.

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Champion Giants welcomed as heroes


The men in Orange and Black returned home to AT&T Park Monday, welcomed by a throng of screaming fans.

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Fans swarm AT&T Park for outdoor party


No sooner did Sergio Romo’s strikeout ball hit Buster Posey’s glove did San Francisco start celebrating.

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Giants sweep Tigers to take World Series title


The Giants sure are spoiling their fans. A great ballpark. Fun, exciting players. And two World Series titles in three years.

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Dodgers fans choking on Giants’ success


As San Francisco fans show off their orange glow, could this make Los Angeles green with envy?

Giants ride Vogey to commanding 3-0 lead


Ryan Vogelsong pitched the visiting Giants to within one win of their second World Series title in three years.

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This Week In Orange: Motor City Madness


I wish I was cocky enough to claim I knew our Giants would be heading into Detroit two games up on the Tigers.

AT&T PARK — For Giants fans, there’s a hope of history repeating – and that hope inched a step closer to a reality tonight.

Zito, Sandoval have unforgettable turnaround


Two years ago, Barry Zito and Pablo Sandoval were stuck on the bench. In Game 1 of the World Series, they stole the show.

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Vicious Panda mauls Tigers in Series opener


AT&T PARK — The Giants used momentum from their NLCS miracle to finally win a Game 1. And it wasn’t even close.

Giants must break through Tigers’ starters


If the Giants can get into the Tigers bullpen, they will give themselves a great shot at winning the series.

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This Week In Orange: Game 1, duh


Note to Gigantes: No pressure or anything. Everybody else: You’d better be TV-side and semi-trashed by first pitch at 5:15.

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This Week In Orange: A Bird In The Hand


Bring on Verlander, Valverde, and whatever other V-named guy you want to throw at my boys.

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Giants claw their way to World Series


AT&T PARK — The Giants completed their improbable postseason comeback Tuesday night to propel themselves into the World Series.

Giants turn tables on teetering Cardinals


Ryan Vogelsong muzzled the Cardinals with nine strikeouts Sunday night, giving the crowd at AT&T Park something amazing to cheer for.

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A’s fans have duty to keep showing up


The A’s finished 12th in attendance in the American League this year. It’s time for A’s fans to change that.

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Giants can’t claw back against Cards


Madison Bumgarner dug a hole the Giants couldn’t climb out of as they lost to the Cardinals 6-4 in Game 1 of the NLCS.


Quake draws out ’89 World Series memories


Whether you’re an Giants or A’s fan, all of us who lived around here in 1989 have something in common.

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A’s fans want the tarps removed from the upper deck. The A’s say they’ll consider it — if the team makes it to the ALCS.

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Reds draw first blood against Giants


At the start of Saturday night’s NLDS game, the Giants seemed to have luck on their side.

Buster Posey’s path to greatness


Rookie of the Year. World Series champion. Batting title. MVP, maybe. Buster Posey is pretty special, don’t you think?

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Stay at home or don’t complain


The greater Bay Area needs to be very aware of the shenanigans set to take over City streets this weekend.

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The underdog Athletics — with the second lowest payroll in baseball — have clinched a playoff berth.

Water Buffalo likely on Giants playoff roster


Aubrey Huff hasn’t contributed much to the 2012 Giants, but he’s their only option for a left-handed bat off the bench in the playoffs.

Buster Posey honored with Willie Mac Award


Who better to win an award given to a player whose mix of hard work and gentlemanly swag stands out than Buster Posey?

Giants face tough call on playoff rotation


The playoffs are on the horizon for the Giants, which means at least one starter will be on the outside looking in to the rotation.

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This Week In Orange: Push for Red October


Wouldn’t you know it, Giants Nation? I got into a sports argument at the bar on my birthday.


David Freese probably acted out the scenario hundreds of times on the ball fields in Wildwood, Missouri. Batting for his hometown St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series. Tie game with a chance to win it with one swing of…


Cal star shining in World Series


Allen Craig wouldn’t mind seeing Alexi Ogando on the mound a few more times during the World Series.
Craig, who played collegiately at Cal from 2003 to 2005, has driven in go-ahead runs with pinch-hits in Games 1 and 2…

UPDATE: According to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News, MLB has changed its mind and will invite Dirk Nowitzki to throw out a first pitch at one of the World Series games… in Texas.
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