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Lincecum, Renteria deliver Giants elusive World Series crown

ARLINGTON, Texas — Edgar Renteria hit a three-run home run and Tim Lincecum pitched eight masterful innings on Monday as the Giants beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 to claim the club’s first World Series title since moving to San Francisco.


Giants rookie Bumgarner blanks Rangers in Game 4

ARLINGTON, Texas — Rookie Madison Bumgarner threw a World Series masterpiece to push the San Francisco Giants to within one win of the world championship on Sunday night. The 21-year-old left-hander worked eight scoreless innings in a 4-0 shutout of

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Cain, Renteria leads Giants to 2-0 World Series lead

Matt Cain pitched 7 2/3 masterful innings and the San Francisco Giants erupted for seven runs in the eighth inning to defeat the Texas Rangers, 9-0, in Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night. The Giants have 2-0

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Sanchez leads Giants’ demolition of Lee, Rangers in World Series Game 1

San Francisco Giants’ hitters didn’t treat Texas Rangers left-hander Cliff Lee like the postseason sensation he has become over the last two seasons. Freddy Sanchez and those Giant hitters bombed, then chased Lee in the fifth inning on Wednesday night

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Giants-Rangers: Improbable foes to collide in World Series

Tim Lincecum and the Giants face postseason standout Cliff Lee and the Rangers in a most improbable World Series matchup that begins Wednesday night in San Francisco. Coincidentally, the Giants and Rangers met in the first Major League Baseball interleague

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Party time in Texas! Rangers capture AL crown

Nelson Cruz belted a long home run and Vladimer Guerrero drove in three runs Friday as the Texas Rangers advance their first World Series. The Rangers got a strong performance from starting pitcher Colby Lewis and stunned the defending world

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Lincecum’s brilliance can’t bring celebration to San Francisco

San Francisco’s Tim Lincecum out-pitched Philadelphia’s Roy Halladay for the second time in the National League Championship Series on Thursday, but came away with a loss that sends the series east for Game 6 on Saturday. The Giants lead 3-2

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Posey sparks Giants in 9th; Phils on brink in NLCS

Buster Posey was at the center of the action throughout Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday in San Francisco. The sensational rookie singled, his fourth hit of the game, to set up Juan Uribe’s sacrifice fly

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Sabathia, home runs keep Yankees alive in ALCS

CC Sabathia returned to the form that has made him one of the best big-game pitchers of his generation on Wednesday. The veteran left-hander used back-to-back home runs by Nick Swisher and Robinson Cano to lift the host Yankees to


AL sluggers could set series home run record

New York’s Robinson Cano and Texas slugger Josh Hamilton are in position to tie and break the record for the most home runs in a Major League Baseball playoff series. Cano and Hamilton each have four home runs in the