| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:35 AM
The rain was driving down on the diamond as Sergio Romo took the mound Monday night in San Francisco.
Up 9-0, St. Louis Cardinals batter Matt Holliday was all that separated the Brawley native and his Giants from going to their second World Series in...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The beauty of baseball is that even fat guys can play it, and play it well. It's the most democratic of sports. You can be chunky, you can be roly-poly, you can be out and out blubbery and still find a place in this game.
I should know. I played it for...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:30 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Frost coming off their breath, Pablo Sandoval and the San Francisco Giants finished their workout at Comerica Park, headed back to the clubhouse and pulled off their hooded sweatshirts and parkas.
Halfway to a championship, they...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:05 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera had his chance with the bases loaded. Instead, he ended up standing alone near third base with his hands on his hips.
Another frustrating moment for the Tigers in a World Series filled with them.
| Oct 29, 2012
| 4:16 AM
DETROIT, Mich. -- Don't mess with San Francisco when it comes to the World Series.
For the second time in three years, the Giants claimed Major League Baseball's top prize.
Completing their sweep of the Tigers took extra innings, but the Giants...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 11:36 PM
The 2012 World Series came down Sunday night to a one-run extra-innings lead being held by Brawley native Sergio Romo and Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera.
Cabrera batted .330 on the regular season, but it didn't phase the San Francisco Giants' closer....
| Oct 29, 2012
| 5:03 AM
DETROIT (AP) — They entered the World Series a collection of stars rivaling any team in baseball.
Then one by one, Justin Verlander, Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera fell short in the season's final test.
It ended with Cabrera at the plate,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Orioles fans need to wait until next week to find out if Buck Showalter has won the prestigious American League Manager of the Year Award.
But the first step toward that is now out of the way.
Showalter was announced Wednesday night as one of three...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:09 PM
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) starting pitcher, Oakland Athletics: Since being activated from the 15-day disabled list on Saturday, McCarthy has been as efficient and effective as...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Ryan Zimmerman’s line drive to right-center kept going — and going and going — until it landed in the first row.
“I just thought it was a double,” the Washington Nationals third baseman said.
The way the Nationals are...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:40 PM
As he continued to languish on the disabled list since the beginning of the 2012 season while trying to return from right shoulder surgery and a subsequent back ailment, the prognosis seemed to become increasingly dim for San Francisco Giants second...