2012 NLDS: Giants vs. Reds

Giants beat Reds 6-4 in decisive Game 5

The San Francisco Giants did all their scoring in the fifth inning, highlighted by Buster Posey's grand slam, to complete their improbable Division Series comeback against the Cincinnati Reds and advance to the National League Championship Series.

Mat Latos vs. the Giants, a longstanding rivalry

Mat Latos has not been a Giants fan at any point in his career, and has made that fact very known.

Giants, A's can make postseason history Thursday

Just seven teams in major-league history have won a five-game playoff series after losing the first two games. Two teams could add their names to that short list this year.

Giants top Reds 8-3 to force decisive Game 5

Thanks for some sterling relief work from Tim Lincecum (yes, Tim Lincecum), the San Francisco Giants have a solid shot at winning their Division Series despite losing the first two games at home.

Giants beat Reds 2-1 in 10 innings to stay alive

Despite collecting just one hit in the first nine innings of Game 3, the Giants wound up winning 2-1 with a 10th-inning rally aided by a passed ball and Scott Rolen's error.

Johnny Cueto has right oblique strain

The Reds righthander left Cincinnati's first playoff game with an injury, and it's not certain whether he can return.

The return of Homer Bailey, who never left

Homer Bailey is starting Game 3 of the NLDS after having his best season in the majors. But how much better was he?


Barry Zito starting Game 4 for Giants

Giants manager Bruce Bochy has named his starter for Game 4 -- if there is one.

The top 5 Reds postseason starts (before Arroyo)

The Reds righthander joined a fairly short list of Cincinnati pitchers who had outstanding outings in the postseason. Here are the five best.

Giants finish Game 2 with 2 hits, Reds win 9-0

The Giants managed only two hits against Reds starter Bronson Arroyo and a pair of relievers. Cincinnati opened the scoring with Ryan Ludwick's solo homer in the second inning, and later scored three in the fourth and five in the eighth.

Vogelsong starting Game 3, Lincecum heads to pen

Ryan Vogelsong will start for the Giants in Game 3 of the NLDS, and Tim Lincecum is out of the rotation entirely.

Giants look to bounce back after Game 1 loss

The Cincinnati Reds are eyeing a two-game lead in their AL division series against the San Francisco Giants on Sunday

Reds take Game 1 from Giants, 5-2

Despite losing their starting pitcher in the first inning to an injury, the Reds kept the Giants largely in check, while Brandon Phillips and Jay Bruce both homered off Matt Cain.

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