The Giants and Pirates meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1971. Winner of the National League Wild Card game moves on to the Division Series.
Madison Bumgarner struck out 12 to lead San Francisco to victory.
The squads resume a suspended game at 4:05 p.m., then play a full nine afterward.
The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner, entering his sixth season, is beginning to show mastery of his pitches.
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Another game of the World Series is in the books, and more unpredictable action has taken place. After the Giants earned an improbable win in Game 1, they extended their series lead with a Game 2 victory. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.
It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.
Boosted by two-run homers from proven postseason stars Carlos Beltran and David Freese, and 5 1-3 innings from a steady bullpen, the wild, wild-card St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series.
Chicago’s slumbering offense woke up just long enough to give the San Francisco Giants a scare. Like much of the season, the Cubs just couldn’t keep it going.
Madison Bumgarner matched his career high with 11 strikeouts, Jeff Keppinger and Pablo Sandoval hit consecutive homers in the fourth inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday to snap a three-game skid and avoid a sweep.