Giants Sign Nori Aoki to One-Year Deal

All the hand-wringing and stressing by Giants fans and beer-drunk KNBR callers can now end. The speculation is over. The Giants have themselves a left fielder, as the team signed outfielder Nori Aoki to a one-year, $4 million deal on Friday. Aoki, who played for the Kansas City Royals last season and whom the Giants saw plenty of in the more »

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Jim Tomsula Discusses ‘Winning With Class’

For Jim Tomsula, the bar is set high—really high. After the San Francisco 49ers mutually parted ways with former head coach Jim Harbaugh, CEO Jed York explained it was Super Bowl or bust for the franchise. During his introductory press conference on Thursday at Levi’s Stadium, Tomsula was asked point blank it he’s going to deliver a Lombardi Trophy next more »

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San Francisco 49ers Name Jim Tomsula Head Coach

The San Francisco 49ers have a new teacher. On Wednesday afternoon, the team announced that former defensive line coach Jim Tomsula will take over at the 49ers next head coach. “After conducting a thorough coaching search, and meeting with a number of outstanding candidates, Jim Tomsula clearly is the right man to lead this team,” said 49ers CEO Jed York more »

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Beane Does it Again: A’s Acquire Ben Zobrist, Yunel Escobar from Tampa Bay Rays

Never underestimate Billy Beane. A few weeks after lighting up the Hot Stove by dealing away stars Josh Donaldson, Derek Norris, and Brandon Moss, he flipped the script on Saturday morning. acquiring versatile infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for John Jaso and minor leaguers Daniel Robertson and Boog Powell. Robertson, of more »

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San Jose Earthquakes President Dave Kaval: ‘We’re Motivated to Sign a Third Designated Player’

It’s been a quiet offseason for the San Jose Earthquakes. However, on Friday during an interview with Ted Ramey on KNBR 1050, club president Dave Kaval said the Quakes haven’t ruled out the idea of making a big splash before the 2015 season gets underway. “We’re motivated to sign a third designated player to continue to elevate the quality of more »

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Five Offseason Questions For the Giants

We are now almost exactly halfway through the baseball offseason, and roughly a month away from pitchers and catchers reporting for spring training (and only 88 days from Opening Day!). While there are still plenty of free agents looking for homes (Max Scherzer and James Shields are the big ones) and several teams with holes to fill, we’re at the more »

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Alex Boone Says ‘More People’ Should Have ‘Stepped Up’ To Quiet Harbaugh Rumors During Season

Ever since the San Francisco 49ers attempted to trade Jim Harbaugh last offseason, there was an onslaught of rumors surrounding the now-former head coach’s future. When asked by Damon Bruce on 95.7 The Game if he would have preferred that CEO Jed York and general manager Trent Baalke had “diffused” the situation, Alex Boone explained that he wished “more people” more »

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