Casey McGehee belts a grand slam, Brandon Belt extends his doubles streak to six games – whoever heard of a doubles streak? – and Tim Lincecum throws six strong innings as the Giants defeat the Marlins 6-0.
Sacramento Superior Court Judge Dave De Alba has sent men to prison. So you think he was afraid when a screaming foul ball came his way in the Giants’ 9-1 loss to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday? Not a chance. In fact, De Alba made a leaping catch (of sorts) to nab his first-ever foul ball.
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Sonny Gray strikes out nine in six innings and lowers his ERA to 1.65, but the A’s lose to the Mariners 4-3 in 11 innings.
Giants outfielder Hunter Pence begins his minor-league rehab Friday night with the River Cats. He’s tested in the outfield early, and later brings home a run with a sacrifice fly.
Coach Guy Anderson, 82, began his career at Cordova High School in 1963. After 52 years, including 45 as the varsity baseball coach, he was fired.
The Sacramento State men’s and women’s teams had breakthrough basketball seasons. The next step should be a new facility in which to play. School officials announce, while honoring the teams, the launch of a one-year grassroots fundraising campaign to help build the proposed 5,000-seat, $125 million facility. It would host sporting events, concerts, graduations, speakers and meetings.
Derrick Rose banks in a three-pointer at the buzzer and scores 30 points to give the Chicago Bulls a 99-96 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers and a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
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