NEW YORK-The San Francisco Giants didn't make a move on one of the busiest deadline days in MLB history, and that was just fine with Brian Sabean. The general manager said the club zeroed in on options at second base and came close to completing one deal, but ultimately the front office decided the price was too high in terms of prospects.
The Giants didn't make a move on one of the busiest deadline days in MLB history, and that was just fine with Brian Sabean. The general manager said the club zeroed in on options at second base and came close to completing one deal, but ultimately the front office decided the price was too high in terms of prospects.
SAN FRANCISCO - The Giants flirted with uncharted territory Wednesday. Not since moving to San Francisco in 1958 had they lost all six games of a homestand.
SAN FRANCISCO - The Giants flirted with unchartered territory Wednesday before they rediscovered their winning ways in a 7-5 decision over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Oakland Athletics continued to wheel and deal on Thursday, as they shipped lefty Tommy Milone to the Minnesota Twins for outfielder Sam Fuld.
The Oakland Athletics reportedly swung a deal to bolster an already stacked rotation, acquiring Boston lefty Jon Lester hours before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.
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In the first inning against Houston, Jason Hammel picked up right where he left off since coming to the Oakland Athletics.
Six-time Gold Glove third baseman Eric Chavez is retiring after 17 years in the majors.

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Nate Freiman doubled home two runs in the fourth inning and hit a solo homer in the sixth, and recently acquired Deck McGuire tossed six shutout innings to lead the River Cats past the Albuquerque Isotopes 5-0 on Thursday night at Raley Field.
Nate Freiman had three hits, Anthony Aliotti and Jake Elmore hit two doubles each, and Arnold Leon won his 10th game as the River Cats halted a three-game losing streak, beating the Albuquerque Isotopes 7-2 on Wednesday afternoon at Raley Field.

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