Joe Staley the Diplomat

Joe Staley is a 6’5”, 315 pound diplomat. When asked about the AWOL Alex Boone and Vernon Davis during a conference call for his recent contract extension, the offensive tackle wouldn’t bite. “Every single situation is different and every single contract negotiation is different.” “So, I’m not going to speak on someone else’s contract situation and what someone else is more »

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Oakland Athletics: Michael Ynoa Has Look of Big-Time Reliever

Michael Ynoa throws gas. The right-hander, who the Oakland Athletics originally signed out the Dominican Republic for $4.25 million back in 2008, has spent the season pitching for the club’s Single-A affiliate the Stockton Ports where he’s been piling up strikeouts. In his first 23 games, Ynoa has totaled 47 punch outs in 33.2 innings. On Saturday night at Banner more »

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