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Will injuries defeat the Giants?

Tami Benedict

April 9, 2015

Baseball season is back in full swing and the 2014 World Series Champions, the San Francisco Giants, are off to a tremendous start. The Giants just wrapped up a three game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks with Madison Bumgarner, Ryan Vogelsong, and Chris Heston pitching the season openers. The Giants won the series, 2-1, and made a great start to the beginning of baseball season, but not ...

Giants’ World Series Trophy Tour to Stop at SF State

Danielle Parenteau

February 2, 2015

The trophies commemorating the San Francisco Giants' World Series victories in 2010, 2012, and 2014 will visit SF State on Wednesday as part of an ongoing tour. The Giants spent more than fifty seasons without winning Major League Baseball's top prize after moving to San Francisco from New York in ...

SF State graduation will be Giant

SF State graduation will be Giant

Tami Benedict

January 23, 2015

SFSU will hold their graduation ceremony at AT&T Park for 2015. Photo by Tami Benedict/Xpress Magazine This morning, SF State announced that they will be holding the 114th graduation commencement ceremony at AT&T Park for the first time since the ballpark was built fifteen years ago. The ceremony is scheduled for Friday ...

And this is how the riots start

Olympia Zampathas

October 30, 2014

The bus was filled with a tense, overwhelming excitement. The once light air was now dense, thick, and the typical smells of the street and sounds of cars making their way through the intersection are amplified to an almost unbearable extent. Even traveling down the road in a vehicle with the win...

Quest for Three: SF GIANTS ARE YOUR WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS

Tami Benedict

October 29, 2014

Through trials and tribulations, through blood and tears, the Giants and their fans have waited for this moment all season long. Through amazing wins and tough losses, the Giants have worked towards this one game, Game 7 of the World Series, a make it or break it game. After tonight, only one team w...

A Giant celebration

Katie Mullen

October 29, 2014

It is a sad reality that because the city of San Francisco has a team competing in the World Series of Baseball they have to think up new ways to control fans. A victory could lead to rowdy celebrations and, dare I say, a loss could result in angry pissed off fans taking their anger out in a variety...

Quest for Three: Giants will see Game Seven

Tami Benedict

October 28, 2014

Hopes were high and fans were on the edge of their seats as the Giants faced the Royals today in game six of the World Series. If the Giants could pull it out today and get a win, then they would be the 2014 World Series Champions. Sadly, the Giants could not hang on and showed this series would ...

Quest for Three: Giants headed to Kansas City with the Lead

Tami Benedict

October 26, 2014

Giant's ace Madison Bumgarner was on the mound tonight to inch the Giants one step closer to a World Series win. Bumgarner dominated at pitching, giving the Giants a 5-0 win over the Royals. The Giants now lead the series 3-2. Bumgarner pitched a complete game shutout, something that has not bee...

Quest for Three: Giants own Game 4

Tami Benedict

October 25, 2014

Game 4 of the World Series wholeheartedly belonged to the Giants. After a crazy first couple innings, the Giants surged forward and never looked back. The Giants beat the Royals 11-4 and tied the World Series 2-2. Ryan Vogelsong had a solid first inning but quickly got himself into trouble in...

Quest for Three: Giants drop the ball in Game 3

Tami Benedict

October 25, 2014

The Giants returned home to the Bay Area for Game 3 of the World Series, but after the Royals got an early jump, the Giants could not catch up. The Giants lost 3-2 and are now behind in the series 1-2. Tim Hundson made his first ever World Series appearance but was quickly hurt by the Royals. In t...

Quest for Three: Peavy, Giants get beat up by Royals

Tami Benedict

October 23, 2014

In Game 2 of the World Series, the Giants saw how hard they were going to have to play in order to claim their third World Series win. The Giants lost to the Royals last night, 7-2, tying the series 1-1. The Giants started off on the right foot when Gregor Blanco, the leadoff hitter, hit a solo...

Quest for Three: Giants Prove They are not Underdogs

Tami Benedict

October 21, 2014

Game one of the World Series belongs to none other than the San Francisco Giants. Being the underdogs since day one, the Giants showed that experience, determination, and believing in yourself is just some of what you need to make it in the World Series. The Giants beat the Kansas City Royals, 7-1, toni...

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