Zito Keeps Dealing In Spite of Uncertain Future

For a guy who had just ripped off four scoreless innings, Barry Zito wasn’t exactly in a good mood. After his outing against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, the lefty is now up to 11 consecutive innings without giving up a run. While standing at his locker with his cap on backwards and zero emotion on his face, Zito explained more »

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Melvin on R.J. Alvarez: ‘Stuff Comes As Advertised’

R.J. Alvarez has had a clean spring. “Stuff comes as advertised,” said manager Bob Melvin of the right-hander who the Oakland Athletics added in an offseason swap with the San Diego Padres. The 23-year-old, who pitched in Double-A in 2014, has made a good first impression with his new employer during the Cactus League campaign. Alvarez has thrown six innings across more »

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The Mutual Parting of Brandon Barklage A Sign of Good Things to Come for San Jose Earthquakes

Mutually agreed to part ways. That’s the phrase of choice these days for South Bay sports teams. That’s the line that the San Francisco 49ers trotted out in December when the team sent away the historically successful Jim Harbaugh. Then on Wednesday, the San Jose Earthquakes fired off a press release stating that Brandon Barklage was getting Jim Harbaugh’d. While more »

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Eli Whiteside enjoying new opportunity with old team

The Giants have a familiar face back in the organization this season – Eli Whiteside, who spent four years with the Giants as a backup catcher. After appearing in eight games for the Cubs last season, Whiteside signed a minor league contract with the Atlanta Braves, and that’s when the Giants came calling. “Going into this offseason, I thought I had a more »

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Pagan: ‘Giants are probably better this year’

Despite missing a chunk of last season, Angel Pagan played a key role in the Giants’ third world championship in five years. Pagan missed roughly half the season in each of the last two years, and the Giants are depending on him to stay healthy this season. However, despite the time he missed last season, Pagan has no regrets. “Why more »

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