Jarryd Hayne’s moves and Mike Purcell’s touchdown headlined the 49ers’ second preseason game. But what overshadowed those efforts a bit were the paltry 50 net passing yards the 49ers amassed.
Football coach Mike Alberghini is beginning his 25th year as the Pacers’ football coach. At 68, a time when many people start thinking about retirement, Alberghini is thinking of ways to keep his team among the best in the Sacramento area.
Jarryd Hayne has been the 49ers’ biggest surprise this NFL preseason. He’s been effective returning punts and carrying the ball as a running back.
Danny Valencia homered and Stephen Vogt doubled twice in Oakland's seven-run fifth inning, and the Athletics climbed out of a big hole against Hisashi Iwakuma for an 11-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
▪ Third-base coach Mike Gallego is out and Ron Washington in for Oakland.
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The River Cats lose their second game in a row after a 13-game winning streak, falling 6-0 in Omaha to the Storm Chasers.
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