Giants Waste Another Quality Start, Fall to Padres

Tim Hudson made history on Saturday night, but it wasn’t enough for the meager Giants offense, as San Francisco fell to the San Diego Padres 3-1. The Padres drew first blood against Hudson, and San Francisco couldn’t recover. Seth Smith led off the bottom of the second and with two outs Yonder Alonso singled him home, giving San Diego a more »

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Athletics Sign Sean Doolittle to 5-Year Extension with Options for 2019 & 2020

The Oakland A’s announced Friday afternoon that they have reached an agreement on a five-year contract extension with left-handed reliever Sean Doolittle, keeping him with the Athletics through 2018. The contract also includes club options for the 2019 and 2020 seasons. Doolittle began his pro career as a first baseman but switched to pitching during the 2011 season. He was more »

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New Faces Key to Giants’ Early Success

The San Francisco Giants spent the 2013-2014 offseason refraining from making big splash moves in the free agent or trade market. They didn’t hand a massive ten year contract to a middle infielder and they refused to shell out four years for a mid-tier starting pitcher. While other teams shelled out sums of money that bordered on the horrifying to more »

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Ryu Shuts Down SF Offense In Giants’ 2-1 Loss

The San Francisco Giants took the series but couldn’t sweep their Southern California rivals on Thursday afternoon as they fell to the Dodgers 2-1 at AT&T Park. The Giants sent ace Madison Bumgarner to the hill, and the starter had trouble with the strikezone on Thursday afternoon. While he struck out six through 4.1 innings, he also walked three and more »

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