It was not a great day for Bay Area sports teams. The 49ers got pushed around and bullied by the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants 26-3. Alex Smith threw three interceptions and the 49ers were beaten in all facets of the game.
IT WAS A LONG DAY FOR 49ERS HEAD COACH JIM HARBAUGH AND HIS STAFF
Jim Harbaugh told assembled media after the game that the game-plan was not a good one and that the 49ers don't have much time to pick up the pieces as they take on the resurgent Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night.
RODDY WHITE CATCHES A TOUCHDOWN IN THE FALCONS 23-20 WIN OVER THE RAIDERS ON SUNDAY
The Raiders played well enough to win, but did just enough to lose to the undefeated Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Matt Bryant's 55 yard field goal with one second left won it 23-20 for the Falcons. Atlanta goes to 6-0 while the Raiders fall to 1-4.
DAVID FREESE HITS A TWO-RUN HOMER IN THE SECOND INNING GIVING THE
CARDINALS IN EARLY LEAD IN THEIR GAME 1 WIN
The San Francisco Giants stayed winless at home during the post-season as they lose Game 1 of the NLCS to the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4. Madison Bumgarner was roughed up for the second time this post-season giving up 6 runs on 8 hits in 3 2/3 innings. Carlos Beltran and David Freese homered for the Cardinals as St. Louis jumped out to a 6-0 lead. The Giants would score 4 runs in the bottom of the fourth, but would be held in check the rest of the way by the Cardinal bullpen. Game two of the series is tonight at 5pm as the Giants send Ryan Vogelsong to the mound against Chris Carpenter. Our pre-game on 101.7 FM and AM 1340 comes your way at 4:30 with Kruk and Kuip.
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