Despite a decent start by Jake Peavy, the punchless Giants lose 4-0 to the Pittsburgh Pirates. San Francisco has lost three of the first four games on its critical trip against the top two National League teams record-wise, the St. Louis Cardinals and Pirates.
Former A’s ace Brett Anderson is the No. 3 starter for the Los Angeles Dodgers, behind Cy Young candidates Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke. He is healthy, pitching well – and back in a pennant race.
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In California, Jarryd Hayne’s attempt to make the 49ers’ roster has become a neat little story. In Australia, it’s the story. On Thursday, four days after the 49ers’ game aired in Australia, four of the five most popular stories in The Daily Telegraph of Sydney centered on Hayne.
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