Down 2-1 in the World Series, Bruce Bochy will manage with urgency, but will not shy away from sticking with his original Game 4 starter.
Despite a two-run rally in the sixth inning, the Giants were edged out 3-2 by the Royals in Game 3 and trail 2-1 in the World Series.
Madison Bumgarner has already thrown 38 2/3 innings this postseason, but the Giants have at least considered going back to the well early.
Bruce Bochy will have Tim Lincecum at his disposal for Game 3. But the Giants skipper plans to back off one of his relievers.
Bruce Bochy is planning to go with a different left fielder in Game 4 against the left-handed Jason Vargas, but it isn't the alternative you might think.
Hunter Strickland ran a little hot after Omar Infante took him deep in Game 2, but a day later he showed nothing but respect for his opponents.
Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum went for an MRI on his lower back Thursday, but threw the ball later in the day and felt good about his prognosis.
Hunter Strickland might've shown that he isn’t prepared to pitch on this stage. But Bruce Bochy applauded the rookie for owning his actions.
Bruce Bochy and the Giants are awaiting one major scrap of information on Tim Lincecum, who underwent an MRI on his back on Thursday.
After the bullpen's meltdown in Game 2 on Wednesday, Bruce Bochy has a short period of time to get things straightened out.
The Royals erupted for five runs in the sixth inning to beat the Giants 7-2 on Wednesday night to even the World Series at a game apiece.
Tim Lincecum still hasn’t pitched this postseason, but Bruce Bochy didn't deem him fit, going with Hunter Strickland in Game 1 instead.
The Royals hosted their first World Series game since 1985, but Hunter Pence, Madison Bumgarner and the Giants crashed the party.
When the Giants were introduced prior to Game 1 of the World Series, Tim Lincecum wasn't introduced. And he only has himself to blame.
Madison Bumgarner continued his dominance in the World Series, giving up one run in seven innings as the Giants beat the Royals 7-1 in Game 1.
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