| Apr 1, 2013
| 5:14 PM
As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the orthodontist said my...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:52 AM
CASA GRANDE, Arizona — Baseball abandoned Casa Grande, so Casa Grande abandoned baseball.
In 1961, San Francisco Giants owner Horace Stoneham opened a state-of-the-art training facility in this city, between Phoenix and Tucson in south central...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:12 AM
I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field.
Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:46 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - When it comes to picking a spot to watch the World Series, San Francisco has bigger sports bars and louder sports bars. Sports bars with more wide-screen, high-definition TVs and with more recent memorabilia with signatures from Giants...
| May 19, 2010
Detroit Tigers rookie outfielder Brennan Boesch is off to a record-setting start.
Boesch's production at the plate at the start of his career can't be matched by any player in more than a half-century.
According to STATS LLC, Boesch is the only player...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 8:54 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - San Francisco's in for a treat. The Giants are heading to the World Series.
Juan Uribe hit a tiebreaking homer off Ryan Madson with two outs in the eighth inning and the Giants held off the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Saturday night...
| Oct 27, 2010
Tim Lincecum spent all of August trying to figure things out. Come Game 1 of the World Series, it took the Giants ace only a couple of innings to steady himself.
The Freak found a way in his most important outing yet, pitching San Francisco past the...
| Oct 30, 2010
Texas closer Neftali Feliz saved more games this season than any rookie in baseball history. Now he's got another claim to fame: having saved the first World Series victory in franchise history.
Feliz retired the San Francisco Giants in order in the...
| Nov 1, 2010
| 9:02 PM
The prize that eluded Willie and Barry
at long last belongs to the San Francisco Giants, thanks to a band
of self-described castoffs and misfits and their shaggy-haired ace.
Tim Lincecum, Edgar Renteria and the Giants won the World Series
| Dec 2, 2010
| 7:31 AM
Men's College Basketball-Maui Invitational, seventh place game, 1:30 p.m. (ESPNU), fifth place game, 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU), third place game, 4 p.m. (ESPN2), championship game, 9 p.m. (ESPN); Preseason NIT, semifinals, Virginia Commonwealth vs....
| Jan 9, 2011
| 1:30 AM
1986 - Willie McCovey, former San Francisco Giants great, was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. McCovey was the top left-handed home run hitter in National League history.
1991 - Jane Konz made seven of...