Sports Night: Baseball’s ‘terrible’ week

Sacramento baseball player deaths hit home – ‘It’s been a bad, bad week, terrible’

Christian Savage and Tommy Watanabe, both 20, grew up playing high school baseball in the Sacramento region. They died in separate incidents in recent days.

49ers: Team adds Asa Jackson to cornerback corps

The 49ers add their fourth Sacramento-area native to the roster Tuesday, signing cornerback Asa Jackson to a one-year deal.

Today’s video: 49ers coach on Donavin Newsom’s injury, ‘We’re praying for the best’

Giants: Buster Posey’s three-run homer keys victory over Cubs

Buster Posey hits a three-run homer in the first ining that was upheld after review and later steals a base, and Ty Blach wins his second straight start as the Giants beat the visiting Chicago Cubs 6-3.

A’s: Martin powers Mariners to extra-innings victory

Leonys Martin homers in the top of the 10th inning as the Seattle Mariners rally from a four-run deficit to defeat the A’s 7-6.

What’s $1 worth these days? For the Seattle Mariners, it got them a relief pitcher

The Texas Rangers sold relief pitcher Ernesto Frieri to the Seattle Mariners for $1. Twitter users cashed in on the news.




A’s schedule

Giants schedule

Hometown Report: Why Grant High, a football power for decades, might be losing some luster

Grant High School has been a football power in the Sacramento region for decades but “times are changing,” says longtime coach Mike Alberghini.

Voisin: Gold medal was only part of it. Here’s what I remember most about covering Dream Team

Tuesday is the 25th anniversary of the original USA Dream Team’s gold medal victory (and ceremony) at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.

Golf: He hadn’t made a hole in one in 52 years. Then he does it twice in two days.

El Dorado’s Joe Fanelli made a hole in one at Antelope Greens on a Tuesday and then another at Castle Oaks on a Wednesday. At 77, he was more surprised than anyone.

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