Giants' Bochy ponders postseason roster

Giants manager Bochy is considering carrying 10 or 11 pitchers for the wild-card game against the Pittsburgh Pirates 
Madison Bumgarner's bat makes the Giants' lefty a dual threat
San Francisco Giants' wild-card game starter Madison Bumgarner isn't out of place when he joins the Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval and Hunter Pence group in batting practice 

Pittsburgh Pirates expect to have catcher Russell Martin ready for Giants
Pirates catcher Russell Martin missed the last two regular season games with a tight hamstring, but he already has declared himself ready to go 

Giants' Travis Ishikawa right back where he began 2014 season
Ishikawa was the Pittsburgh Pirates' opening day first baseman this season, now he'll likely make his fourth career start in left field when the Giants visit the Pirates in the National League wild-card game on Wednesday. 

Giants, A's face Game 7 right out of the postseason chute
Angels' Mike Scioscia, three other managers including former A's skipper Tony La Russa, spearheaded Major League Baseball's one-game, all-or-nothing wild-card round.  

Giants prepare for Pirates in wild-card game
The San Francisco Giants will face Edinson Volquez and the Pittsburgh Pirates in Wednesday's National League wild-card game; Buster Posey hit a two-run homer and Tim Lincecum pitched two scoreless relief innings as the Giants beat the San Diego Padres 9-3 in the regular-season finale.  

San Francisco Giants will travel to Pittsburgh for N.L. wild-card game
San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner will face the Pittsburgh Pirates' Edinson Volquez in the National League wild-card game on Wednesday  

Purdy: Bochy give Giants edge in dugout
San Francisco Giants' Bruce Bochy has more playoff managing experience than any other man he'll face in the opposite dugout, no matter how far the Giants go 

Giants' Cain has ankle surgery
San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain has arthroscopic surgery on his right ankle and is expected to be sidelined for two months. 

Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt lead Giants' win
Crawford and Belt were the only regulars in San Francisco Giants' lineup on Saturday, but that was enough to beat the San Diego Padres 

Pence not in Giants' lineup after 331 consecutive starts
San Francisco Giants' right fielder Hunter Pence says not starting Saturday's game will give him an opportunity to freshen up for the playoffs; his streak was longest active one in Majors. 

Giants lose 4-1 to Padres
San Francisco Giants lose to San Diego Padres after Madison Bumgarner receives Willie Mac Award 

Bumgarner wins Willie Mac Award
San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is given the organization's greatest honor, winning the prestigious Willie Mac Award in a vote by players, coaches, trainers and fans.
 

Giants get good news on Posey
San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey has precautionary MRI troublesome back, but it comes back clean 

A look at Sergio Romo's ceremonial first pitch career
Giants reliever's career: From Colin Kaepernick to Carlos Santana to Robin Williams. 

Romo has had his moments as a San Francisco Giant
Giants' Sergio Romo was a World Series hero in 2012 and an All-Star in 2013. 

Giants' Sergio Romo inspired a teen girl to keep fighting
San Francisco Giants reliever Sergio Romo caught the ceremonial first pitch thrown by Ariel Gariano -- then never let go. 

Major League Baseball and the Champagne celebration
'Tis the season to spray Champagne and, as San Francisco Giants showed, Major League Baseball teams don't need much cause to celebrate 

Hunter Pence's ineffable S.F. Giants speech: Social media reaction
Outfielder's profane postgame speech lit up the San Francisco Giants locker room -- and live television -- late Thursday 

Airing of Hunter Pence's profane speech brings apology from CSN Bay Area
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area president Ted Griggs apologizes for his station televising part of Hunter Pence's profane victory speech to his Giants teammates; the sports channel won't face any penalties. 

Giants' Tim Lincecum swoops up 100th career win
San Francisco fan favorite Tim Lincecum only threw two pitches for Bruce Bochy, but the former Cy Young winner got a key out -- and the win -- in comeback victory over the San Diego Padres for the playoff-bound Giants. 

Giants clinch playoff berth, then outlast Padres for 9-8 win
The San Francisco Giants clinched a playoff berth when the Milwaukee Brewers lost; then the Giants blew a big lead before defeating the San Diego Padres 9-8. 

Purdy: Giants-A's World Series not so far-fetched
Naysayers are wrong: San Francisco Giants, Oakland A's have a chance to meet in second Bay Bridge World Series
 

San Francisco Giants clinch National League wild-card berth
Giants to face Pittsburgh Pirates or St. Louis Cardinals after Milwaukee Brewers eliminated from postseason after losing to Cincinnati Reds on Thursday. 

Dodgers beat Giants, clinch N.L. West title
Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants to win the National League West title; the Giants still have a magic number of one to claim a wild-card berth. 

San Francisco Giants-San Diego Padres preview
GIANTS VS. SAN DIEGOThursday: Giants' Yusmeiro Petit (5-5, 3.63) vs. Padres' Andrew Cashner (5-7, 2.21), 7:15 p. 

Watch San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers fans make surprising move on kiss cam
The heated series between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers apparently has a spillover effect in the stands. 

Madison Bumgarner battles, but San Francisco Giants fall to Los Angeles Dodgers
Madison Bumgarner homers, pitches well and has a first-inning dust-up with Yasiel Puig in the Giants' 4-2 loss.  

Giants' Angel Pagan out for year
San Francisco Giants outfielder Angel Pagan has an MRI on his troublesome back.will have back surgery this week, ending his season. 

Giants outlast Dodgers in 13th
San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 in 13 innings to gain a game on L.A. in the National League West race.