World, meet Conor Gillaspie.
He just set up a @SFGiants-@Cubs #NLDS. https://t.co/Q4F1uxVpqA? #WildCard pic.twitter.com/wcGDJ0VNnc — MLB (@MLB) October 6, 2016
The San FranciscoGiants had their best pitcher on the mound late in a scoreless National League Wild Card Game, and all they needed was a run. They got it, and then some thanks to unheralded infielder Conor Gillaspie, whose three-run home run was the difference in beating the New York Mets.
New York won 4-of-7 meetings with San Francisco in 2016. The last two National League pennant winners are back in the playoffs in 2016, but as Wild Card teams. The Mets will host the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night in the 20...
The New York Mets and the San Francisco Giants will square off Wednesday night for the final wild-card contest. Losers go home, while the victor advances to the National League Division Series (NLDS).