Djalo and Lenhart Still One to Two Weeks Away from Returning For San Jose Earthquakes

Slowly, the San Jose Earthquakes are getting healthier. Yannick Djalo, who hasn’t played since straining his quad back on August 2, could be nearing a return as head coach Mark Watson explained on Wednesday during training. “He’s getting closer. He started jogging I believe Friday. So, he’s kind of building himself up day by day. So, he’s getting closer. I’d more »

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Bumgarner Completes Game In Giants Win

The game was perfect until the eighth inning when San Francisco Giants’ (69-62) starter, Madison Bumgarner (15-9, 3.02 ERA), gave up a double down the right field line to Colorado Rockies’ (53-78) first baseman, Justin Morneau. For Bumgarner, it was the only hit of the night as he earned his 15th win and fourth complete game of the season. Manager more »

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Giants Get Sloppy, Lose Tough One to Rockies

The Giants wasted a solid start by Jake Peavy as they dropped a very winnable game to the Rockies 3-2 to open a seven-game homestand. Colorado got on the board right away with an ugly first frame from the Giants. Charlie Blackmon reached on a throwing error by Joe Panik, moved to second on a fly ball that Michael Morse more »

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Oakland Athletics Rally Past Houston Astros 8-2

A big night from Josh Donaldson and a five-run ninth-inning rally powered the Oakland Athletics to an 8-2 win over the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the series. With the win, the A’s improve to 77-53 and are now tied atop the American League West standings with the Los Angeles Angels. The A’s opened up a 1-0 lead in the third more »

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San Francisco 49ers Cut Roster From 90 to 75

The San Francisco 49ers have axed 15 played from the training camp roster. The 49ers roster now stands at 75 after the team announced an array of moves on Monday following the 21-7 win against the San Diego Chargers over the weekend. Waived: QB McCleod Bethel-Thompson S D.J. Campbell TE Kevin Greene RB Jewel Hampton P Colton Schmidt LB Kion Wilson more »

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Kazmir KO’d Early, A’s Fall to Angels

After two nail-biting games played in a playoff-like atmosphere went in the A’s favor to start the AL-west lead-deciding series, the Angels came back with a vengeance Sunday evening in front of a nationally televised audience. The highly-paid and highly-talented Los Angeles offense made short work of Scott Kazmir, knocking around the lefty for seven runs in just three-plus innings to take command more »

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