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    Giants can ease pain of past shortcomings

    The Giants are on the verge of winning their first World Series title since 1954, and never in their San Francisco days have they held such an advantage than they do right now. More >

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    Bumgarner's gem one for the record books

    It makes sense that Madison Bumgarner made all kinds of history with his stunning eight innings of shutout ball in his Giants' 4-0 win in Game 4 of the World Series on Sunday. More >

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    Wise beyond years, Bumgarner exudes poise

    Madison Bumgarner appeared to fall short of showing only one thing during a career-defining performance in the Giants' 4-0 Game 4 win over the Rangers on Sunday. That, of course, would be his age. More >

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    Rangers' offense slumping at inopportune time

    They scored the fifth-most runs in baseball during the regular season and rode their high-powered offense into the World Series. But the Rangers have picked a bad time for a collective slump. More >

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    Huff finds strength in native Texas

    Aubrey Huff, a favorite son from Texas who grew up worshipping Nolan Ryan and the Rangers, returned home this weekend and made them cry on Sunday night. More >

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    Madison avenue! Giant road show makes it 3-1

    Madison Bumgarner coolly subdued the Texas Rangers for eight innings Sunday night to pace the Giants to a 4-0 triumph in Game 4 of the World Series -- which left San Francisco one victory shy of capturing the World Series championship. More >

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    Hunter's postseason struggles continue

    Rangers starter Tommy Hunter watched the foul balls fly and his pitch count soar. "It's one of those things where if they foul the balls off, I just laugh," Hunter said. "That's what I did." More >

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    Former castoffs writing own unique script

    Edgar Renteria, Aubrey Huff, Juan Uribe, Freddy Sanchez and Andres Torres were a bunch of unwanted veterans, typecast to fail. They were too weak. Too slow. Too old. Too whatever. Now, they are all Giants. And they're winning. More >

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    World Series by the numbers: Game 4

    A glance at the statistical noteworthy from Game 4 of the 2010 World Series. More >

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    Texas-sized bummer: Rangers near elimination

    The Rangers managed just three hits over eight scoreless innings against rookie left-hander Madison Bumgarner and went down to a 4-0 defeat in Game 4 of the World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on Sunday night. More >

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    Calmer Lincecum takes shot at clinching title

    Tim Lincecum admitted to being a bit uneasy prior to his first career World Series start last week. This week, Lincecum is primed to start Monday's Game 5 of the World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, with a chance to seal the Giants' first World Series title since 1954. More >

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    Frustrated, yes, but Rangers aren't lying down

    Josh Hamilton wrote the book on adversity, along with author Tim Keown. "Beyond Belief: Finding the Strength to Come Back" chronicles Hamilton's personal journey from a profoundly dark place to sunlight. More >

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    On the edge, Rangers have their top weapon

    What happened in Game 4 of the World Series was exactly what the recent record suggested would happen. And that was very bad news for the Rangers, because it put them one game away from defeat in this Fall Classic. More >

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    All eyes on Lee to keep Texas' season alive

    Regardless of what happened in Game 1, the Rangers feel they're in a better position with Cliff Lee on the mound than anybody else when they face a must-win Game 5 on Monday vs. the Giants. More >

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    Stout defense enables Bumgarner's gem

    With his aggressive offense-defense platoons, Giants manager Bruce Bochy has seemed to channel Earl Weaver at times this October. On Sunday, his team played a perfect Weaver game, all the way down to the too-often-forgotten defensive aspect of the game. More >

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    Why the Giants will win Game 5

    Game 5 is in the hands of Tim Lincecum, and if that's not everything the Giants ever could have asked for, then what is? More >

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    Saving Lee for Game 5 the wise move

    Rangers manager Ron Washington will inevitably catch his share of criticism for sticking with Tommy Hunter in Game 4 of the World Series against the Giants, rather than turning to Cliff Lee on short rest. More >

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    Rangers lose Ogando for rest of Series

    Reliever Alexi Ogando left the Rangers' 4-0 loss to the Giants in Game 4 of the World Series on Sunday night with a left oblique strain. More >

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    Why the Rangers will win Game 5

    The Rangers can't become the sixth team in the modern era to come back from a 3-1 deficit to win the World Series if they don't take Game 5, and they're more than primed to do so. More >

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    Everything on line in tension-filled Game 5

    It's the World Series, dangling in the Texas breeze. It's a duel of gunslingers like few seen before it. It's an entire state, perched on the edge of its seat. On Monday night, tension comes to a baseball field in Arlington like never before. More >