Tim Lincecum

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 07: Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a three run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: National League Dominated Lately By Exclusive Group

The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.

10/11/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 24: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with fans following the Dodgers' 9-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants to win the National League West Division Championship at Dodger Stadium on September 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: High Payrolls Reign Supreme In National League Playoffs

The National League Division Series feature some of the wealthiest teams in the league. Will the results justify the expense?

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

Cubs pitcher Edwin Jackson. (Getty Images)

Preview: Cubs-Giants

Edwin Jackson opposes Tim Lincecum at AT&T Park this afternoon.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2014

Travis Wood #37 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 28, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Wood Pitches, Hits Cubs To 2-1 Victory Over Giants

Travis Wood pitched a four-hitter over seven innings and had a home run among his two hits in helping the Chicago Cubs complete a three-game sweep in San Francisco for the first time in 20 years, beating the Giants 2-1 Sunday.

07/28/2013

Gavin Floyd. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Spiegel: White Sox Overpaying For Mediocrity With Floyd

It comes up just about every time Gavin Floyd pitches.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2013

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants is greeted by Brandon Belt #9 after hitting a game-tying homer against the Chicago Cubs during the ninth inning. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Jackson, Bowden Tie WP Mark, Giants Beat Cubs 10-7

Edwin Jackson and Michael Bowden tied a major league record by combining to throw five wild pitches in an inning, and the San Francisco Giants got another big assist from a Cubs pitcher in a three-run 10th in Sunday’s 10-7 victory over Chicago.

04/14/2013

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Tigers Vs. Giants: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 4 Of The World Series

Game 4 was the most exciting game of the World Series – a back-and-forth affair that took 10 innings to decide. In the end, though, the result was the same: a Giants victory. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.

10/29/2012

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Tigers Vs. Giants: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 3 Of The World Series

The Giants took a commanding lead in the World Series last night, going up 3-0 after defeating the Tigers by a score of 2-0 for the second straight game. Here are five things you didn’t know about the game.

10/28/2012

Giants Vs. Tigers: Five Things You Didn’t Know From Game 1 Of The World Series

Check out these five facts from Game 1 of the World Series that you may not have known.

10/25/2012

Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants hits a sacrifice fly to score Angel Pagan #16 in the fifth inning against the Cincinnati Reds in Game Four of the National League Division Series at the Great American Ball Park on October 10, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Giants Beat Reds 8-3, Playoff Series Even At 2-All

Angel Pagan led off the game with a home run, Gregor Blanco and Pablo Sandoval connected later and Tim Lincecum came out of the bullpen to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Wednesday, evening their NL division series at 2-all.

10/10/2012

Clayton Kershaw. (Photo by Kent C. Horner/Getty Images)

Kershaw Wins NL Cy Young Award

Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers won the NL Cy Young Award in a runaway Thursday.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

Cubs players mob Aramis Ramirez after his walk-off single. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ramirez Ends Giants’ Streak With Walk-Off Single

Aramis Ramirez singled to drive in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the Chicago Cubs beat San Francisco 2-1.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011

Brent Lillibridge

Giants Stand Tall As White Sox Fall Short

The Chicago White Sox scored the first run, but were left playing catch-up against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday. A home run by Lillibridge gave the Sox hope of regaining the lead, but ended up falling short by two runs.

03/16/2011