Patrick Willis Wants NaVorro Bowman to ‘Take His Time’ Returning to San Francisco 49ers

Patrick Willis doesn’t want NaVorro Bowman to rush. “I know that he wants to be out there more than anything,” said Willis on the first day the San Francisco 49ers training camp. “To go without him the first half of the season, he’s truly going to be missed.” Still, Willis thinks Bowman’s full focus should be on getting his knee back to more »

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Team Effort: Giants Defeat Phillies in Extras

The Giants completed yet another comeback – this time in epic, extra inning fashion – as they defeated the Phillies 9-6 in fourteen innings. San Francisco jumped out to an early lead when Hunter Pence, who leads the National League in hits and runs, led off the game with a single. Pablo Sandoval delivered a two-out RBI double to make more »

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Giants Sign Dan Uggla to Minor League Deal

The quest for a second base upgrade has officially begun in San Francisco, although cynics might consider the Giants’ latest attempt to improve the position a reach, at best. The Giants inked former Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor league contract this morning, with the intention of giving him a trial at AAA Fresno to determine if more »

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Lincecum Solid, Offense Struggles

The San Francisco Giants (54-44) three game winning streak and a chance to sweep the Miami Marlins (45-52) was shattered this afternoon with a 3-2 loss in the series finale. Starting pitcher, Tim Lincecum (9-6, 3.68 ERA), struggled in the first inning, allowing a two-run homer to Casey McGehee. But after that, Lincecum shut down the Marlins until the seventh more »

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A’s Celebrate 1989 World Series 25-Year Reunion, Then Lose 8-4 to Orioles

It was all good feelings heading into Saturday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. The A’s were still riding high off their walk-off homer from All Star third baseman Josh Donaldson a night earlier, and were host to a packed house of A’s fans ready to celebrate their team’s last World Series Championship. An on-field reunion saw fan favorites Rickey Henderson, more »

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Jose Canseco, Dennis Eckersley, Dave Stewart Talk 1989 A’s, Reunion Weekend

Prior to Friday night’s thrilling walkoff win by Josh Donaldson and the Oakland A’s, members of the 1989 World Champion A’s roster took part in a media session, answering questions about the reunion weekend, their careers, reflections about the game and other topics. Among those participating included Jose Canseco, Dave Stewart, Dave Henderson, Carney Lansford, Mike Moore, Dennis Eckersley and more »

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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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