It’s a bling night for former Giant Michael Morse, now playing for the Miami Marlins, as he receives his 2014 World Series ring in a ceremony before Thursday’s game. “To me it’s a symbol of what we went through last year, the ups and downs,” Morse said. “We had so many trials and things that brought us together as a team. That little piece of jewelry represents a lot to me.”
A’s starter Drew Pomeranz walks a career-high five batters, and two errors lead to runs for the Twins, who win 6-5 in Minneapolis.
The River Cats can’t solve Reno starter Justin Marks, who allows one run on seven hits, strikes out five and walks none.
Ben Jacques-Maynes is retiring this season, and he wants to go out as a Tour of California winner. He has won more than 50 races in his 14-year career, but his third place in the 2007 prologue in San Francisco was his top finish in this race.
Before his 40th bout, Sacramento-based UFC fighter Urijah Faber reflects on his role as an MMA pioneer, and now he’s fixated on two factors: title bouts and legacy fights. Nearly 36, he says he will fight two more years.
When asked to comment during a Q&A, the four-time Super Bowl winner dodges.
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