San Jose Earthquakes Routed 5-0 By FC Dallas

The San Jose Earthquakes endured a debacle on Saturday night. The squad’s streak of four positive results in a row was snapped as FC Dallas cruised to a 5-0 win at Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara. “They kicked out a— from minute one to minute 90,” said goal keeper Jon Busch. The beat down puts a serious dent in the more »

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Giants Rally To Win 6-5

There was nothing typical about today’s San Francisco Giants (64-58) and Philadelphia Phillies (54-68) game. Especially if you watch the Giants on a consistent basis you would think that after being down in the sixth inning 5-1, the game was as good as done. Not so fast. After a solo home run in the first inning from Hunter Pence and more »

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Giants Notes, August 15

Home Field Advantage? It’s so secret that the Giants have struggled at home this season, and it’s been a big reason why they’ve slipped from a commanding lead to a floundering second place in the National League West. After starting 22-9 in their first 31 games at AT&T Park, they’ve gone 8-22 in their final 30 to put them under more »

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Giants Stop Skid, Win a Weird One at AT&T

San Francisco powered out the weirdest seven-run seventh inning of the year to beat the White Sox 7-1 and get Jake Peavy his first win in a Giants uniform. Chicago got on the board first in the top of the fourth when Adam Dunn launched his first-ever splash hit into McCovey Cove. It was also the first splash hit by more »

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Former Athletics Come Back to Haunt Oakland

With the flurry of trades, acquisitions and other moves Billy Beane routinely makes each season, it is no surprise that there are a massive amount of players in the MLB that have at one time or another been on the A’s roster. It is unorthodox, however, that these former Athletics always seem to put a pounding on their former club. more »

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Lincecum’s Early Exit, Royals Complete Sweep 7-4

Tim Lincecum (9-7, 4.22 ERA) struggled mightily in Sunday’s start and the Giants’ offense was outmatched, completing the sweep for the Royals 7-4. With a day game following a night game, Bruce Bochy trotted out several recent call-ups with an infield roster containing Matt Duffy, Joe Panik, Adam Duvall, and Andrew Susac. However, the combination of Fresno Grizzlies and Flying more »

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A’s Walk Down Victory Lane With Blowout of Twins

The A’s smelled blood in the water going into the Saturday night pitching matchup between ace-of-the-day Jeff “Shark” Samardzija and Trevor May, making his first career Major League start for the Twins. Like a predator stalking its prey, the Oakland lineup remained patient early, drawing seven walks off the rookie over the first two innings, and made their knockout strike at the more »

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Giants Offense No Match for Shields

The Giants offense continued to flounder as they wasted a strong start from Tim Hudson and fell to the Royals 5-0. Both Hudson and Kansas City starter James Shields took shutouts into the fifth inning before Hudson gave up a solo home run to Alex Gordon. It turned out that that would be enough to earn Shields his 11th win more »

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