The Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 Sunday, their 21st victory in their past 27 games, best mark in the majors over that stretch. The A’s have the fifth-best record in the American League.
It was hardly part of the plan in spring training, and there were precious few signs a youth movement might be taking place in March and April. But as the All-Star break draws near, the Giants are still in the hunt thanks to the efforts and emergence of a dynamic crop of young talent.
San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey hits a walkoff single in the 13th inning of a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at AT&T Park. Posey won't play in the All-Star game due to pain in his right hip.
San Francisco Giants right-handed pitcher Johnny Cueto will start in a rehab assignment at Raley Field in West Sacramento on Saturday, June 23, 2018m when the Sacramento River Cats host the El Paso Chihuahuas. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.
San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford and catcher Buster Posey led their respective positions in votes for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game Monday, June 11, 2018, when the first National League ballot update was announced.
The 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be played July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington. Here are some players from California teams — A's, Angels, Dodgers, Giants and Padres — who could garner a lot of votes.
San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is scheduled to pitch for the Sacramento River Cats on Saturday, May 26, 2018, when they host the Albuquerque Isotopes at Raley Field in West Sacramento. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.
The San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies are on Facebook Thursday, May 10, 2018. It won't be shown anywhere else. Fans and beat writers are upset that MLB's partnership with the social media giant is taking 25 games off TV this season.
San Francisco Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner was medically cleared to throw off flat ground Tuesday, May 1, 2018. He's been on the 60-day disabled list since March 23. The team placed right-hander Johnny Cueto on the 10-day DL.
San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval pitched a scoreless (in fact, perfect) ninth inning during a 15-6 blowout loss to the Dodgers, the first game of a doubleheader. Sandoval's appearance prompted huge positive reaction from fans at AT&T Park and on Twitter.
San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt set a modern-day Major League Baseball record with a 21-pitch at-bat Sunday, April 22, 2018, against Jaime Barria of the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, California. Belt flied out to right.
The Sacramento River Cats will play their home opener Tuesday, April 10, when they host the Reno Aces at Raley Field in West Sacramento. Here's a preview of the Pacific Coast League team's 2018 season and what to expect at the ballpark.
Hailey Dawson, a 7-year-old from Las Vegas, threw out the ceremonial first pitch Saturday at Petco Park in San Diego, home of the Padres. Dawson, who has a 3-D printed right hand, hopes to make it to all 30 ballparks for first-pitch honors. She'll visit AT&T Park in San Francisco on April 8.