The Giants have constructed a lineup capable of equaling or surpassing powerful Giants teams of 15 years ago, something evident from their 12-6 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Thursday’s home opener at AT&T Park. But perhaps just as important is their tactical edge.
The first meeting of the season between the Giants and Dodgers shows what the next six months could be like in the National League West – long, back-and-forth, close until the end, eventful.
Four games, 10 runs, three losses and a plethora of missed opportunities. A small sample size to be sure, but definitely not the kind of start to the season that Oakland manager Bob Melvin had in mind.
A glance at Sacramento-area baseball players active in Major League Baseball organizations.
Minnesota forward Gorgui Dieng has 18 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves to a 105-97 win over the Kings at Sleep Train Arena.
Stephen Curry scores 27 points, and the Golden State Warriors became the second team to win 70 games in an NBA season by beating the San Antonio Spurs 112-101, wrapping up home-court advantage throughout the playoffs.
Golden State can break Chicago’s single-season record of 72 wins by sweeping the final three games, including a rematch in San Antonio on Sunday.
After bouncing around Europe, Africa and the United States in search of soccer stability, Chris Christian, Republic FC’s unsung 27-year-old defender, appears to have found a home in Sacramento.
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