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  • 'Well, it figures': Vin Scully eloquently voices Dodgers' ending

    'Well, it figures': Vin Scully eloquently voices Dodgers' ending
    This column is dedicated to the 42,473 who were at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night when the flame finally flickered out. You missed out. Yes, we couch potatoes saw you, squirming and grimacing and putting your hands over your eyes as the drama churned...
  • Alex Smith, the Bay Area's most improbable hero

    Alex Smith, the Bay Area's most improbable hero
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The most improbable, unbelievable throw by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith didn't even hit its intended target. It came last Saturday before Game 1 of the National League division series between the San Francisco...
  • The national pastime becomes a time machine

    The national pastime becomes a time machine
    I'm playing hooky. It's Thursday around noon, and a column is due, but it's 1970 and I'm playing hooky. I'm watching baseball. Gloriously sunny, rapturously dramatic, midweek playoff baseball. I'm sitting in my living room in the middle of the day...
  • Gerrit Cole's arrival is coming at 100 mph for Pirates

    Gerrit Cole's arrival is coming at 100 mph for Pirates
    Shadows covered most of the infield at Angel Stadium when Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole took his place on the mound and brought the heat back to a cooling Friday evening. Pitching quickly and efficiently in only his third major league...
  • Ned Colletti is writing a different story these days

    Ned Colletti is writing a different story these days
    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- There is new spring in Ned Colletti's step these days, a brighter glint in his eye. Both are traceable to the same thing: Frank McCourt is no longer even a distant speck in the Dodgers' rearview mirror. Colletti, Dodgers general...
  • Fan can't believe Matt Kemp's gesture

    Fan can't believe Matt Kemp's gesture
    He had just made the final out in a city where his name is booed, his jersey is reviled, and his team had been swept. His power had disappeared, his swing was spotty, and his season was a wreck. Matt Kemp would have been excused for quickly...
  • World Series: Game 1 lineups

     
    For most of the season, Aubrey Huff batted third or fourth for the San Francisco Giants. He has not batted in a lower position since June 5. However, Huff is batting .256 with no extra-base hits in postseason play, and......
  • World Series: Willie Mays to throw out first pitch

     
    The San Francisco Giants will honor arguably the greatest player in franchise history Wednesday, when Hall of Famer Willie Mays throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 of the World Series against the Texas Rangers. Mays will be......
  • A field of tweets for the World Series

     
    Social networking website Twitter, the Internet's equivalent of chatting around the office water cooler, has been flooded with hundreds of thousands of messages over the last few days about Major League Baseball's World Series. Kosmix Corp., based in...
  • World Series Game 1: Texas Rangers vs. San Francisco Giants, inning by inning

     
    Rangers lead, 1-0, after first inning Tim Lincecum's World Series debut has gotten off to a rocky start. The two-time Cy Young Award winner managed to only give up one run after allowing four of the first five batters he......
  • World Series Game 1: Giants defeat Rangers, 11-7

     
    Freddy Sanchez drove in three runs off three doubles and Juan Uribe hit a three-run home run as the Giants defeated the Rangers, 11-7, in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday. San Francisco used a six-run fifth inning......