San Francisco Giants

Dereck Rodriguez sets second-half tone, leads Giants to win vs A's

Dereck Rodriguez sets second-half tone, leads Giants to win vs A's<p>OAKLAND — To make a run at a division title, the Giants need Dereck Rodriguez to …

Major League Baseball

Giants' Brandon Belt tweets photo of him watching Bay Bridge series with newborn son

LOW<p>HIGH<p>LOW<p>HIGH<p>San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt had a great reason for missing the first game of the Bay Bridge Series against the Oakland Athletics: he was with his newborn son, who was born on July 20.<p>Belt tweeted a photo of himself and his son, August Kyle Belt, in a hospital room, …

Oakland Athletics

A's set for Oakland Coliseum crowd record after opening Mount Davis

OAKLAND — Dereck Rodriguez pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning for his fourth consecutive win, and the San Francisco Giants beat the …

Baseball

Giants return from All-Star break with new third baseman, update on Longoria

• <b>Bumping into our Paywall?</b><br>You can get around it for 12 cents a day! That’s right, our special Friends & Family promotion gives you complete and total …

Baseball

A's expecting largest crowd in Oakland Coliseum history

This place will be LOUD! Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports<p>The Oakland Athletics will make history on Saturday night. When they face off against the San …

Oakland Athletics

A’s to set Coliseum attendance mark; crowd projects as tops in majors this year

The A’s will set the Coliseum’s all-time baseball attendance mark Saturday night and the game is projected to draw the biggest crowd of the current major-league season.<p>All seats to Mt. Davis, opened for the first time in 13 seasons, sold out by Friday night, and the remaining tickets to other …

San Francisco

SF Giants Minor Lines 7/20/18: Chris Stratton Ks 10

Get to know some future Giants in this terrific production from the Giants production crew.<p>"I worked for this my entire life." #WhosThatKid, powered …

NL West

Fiji, New Zealand impress as Aussies crash out at Sevens World Cup

Defending champions New Zealand and Olympic gold medallists Fiji launched their World Cup Sevens campaigns with comfortable victories here Friday as …

San Francisco

Dan Shaughnessy: Baseball’s data scientists are inventing new ways to suck the life out of the game

Picked up pieces while making hotel reservations for Chicago in October (Sox-Cubs, finally), Atlanta in February (I’ll wear my 28-3 shirt), and San …

Inventions

Bay Bridge Series Recap: San Francisco Giants power past A’s behind Dereck Rodriguez

<b>OAKLAND —</b> Among the contingent of much-hyped, second-generation baseball players to begin this year in the minor leagues, MLB.com’s No. 1 prospect …

Baseball

Baltimore Orioles: Zach Britton Trade Rumors

<b>Over the last few days, the biggest pieces have begun to move. The Baltimore Orioles finally traded Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres moved Brad</b> …

Sports

MLB Stars Reveal Why Red Sox’s Chris Sale Is Pitcher They Most Hate Facing

1,129<p>Chris Sale is one of Major League Baseball’s most entertaining pitchers to watch.<p>But man, is the Boston Red Sox lefty a nightmare to face.<p>Over …

Boston Red Sox

Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants, at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, July 20, 2018 Matchups, Preview | Baseball

Giants Batters (4.07 RS/G) vs. Athletics Pitchers (4.34 RA/G)<p>OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850<p>Giants Batters (4.07 RS/G) vs. Athletics …

Extreme Sports

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 takes over AT&T Park

If you seek the subtle nuances of international relations, AT&T Park might be a good place to visit this weekend.<p>The home of the San Francisco Giants …

Rugby World Cup

Gamecocks in MLB/MiLB Weekly Update

Welcome back to our weekly look at how some former South Carolina baseball playaers are doing in the pros. Here’s this week’s update.<p>First, the guys …

Boston Red Sox

IN-GAME LIVE: Giants at A's

Image:<p>Date published:<p>Friday, July 20, 2018 - 18:29<p>Is video:<p>Top Story:<p>Image credit:<p>USATSI<p>Short Title:<p>IN-GAME LIVE: Giants at A's<p>Team:<p>Author …

NL West

SAFE Credit Union Grand Slam Sweepstakes | Sacramento River Cats Fan Zone

Batter up to the Grand Slam Sweepstakes<p><b>HERE'S HOW IT WORKS</b><p>Use your SAFE Visa® debit or credit card for purchases at Raley Field during River Cats …

Pacific Coast League

Rodríguez vs. the A’s: what to watch for

After a few days off, it’s hard to predict just how players will perform. Pitchers could be well-rested and able to tap into that muscle memory …

NL West

Looking For Blood Donors

Donating only takes a short time and means SO MUCH<p>Article Source: Blood Centers of the Pacific<p><b>This is a crucial time for our community's blood supply</b> …

NL West

Jeurys Familia drawing trade interest from several clubs

Jeurys Familia has drawn interest from seven to eight clubs and the New York Mets have “gotten to the point of exchanging names with teams” on their …

San Diego Padres

Fixing Joey Gallo and catching Isiah Kiner-Falefa more among Rangers' second-half projects

As the Rangers prepare for the second half of the season and kick their organizational overhaul into first gear, they approach it with 2020 vision.<p>Or …

Sports

San Francisco Giants go young in Bay Bridge Series opener, as Dereck Rodriguez, Ryder Jones make big impacts

<b>OAKLAND</b> — As of Opening Day, the San Francisco Giants had the third-oldest roster in the major leagues, at 29.6 years of age.<p>With utility man Pablo …

Major League Baseball

Chihuahuas Late Comebacks Fall Short Friday

Matt Szczur went 3-for-5 with three singles on his 29th birthday Friday. Brett Nicholas went 3-for-4 with an RBI double in the loss. Jonathan Aro …

El Paso

Perry Baker looking to help US Eagles soar to Rugby Sevens success

Perry Baker is the poster boy of the Rugby Sevens World Cup looking to help the US Eagles soar to victory<p><b>San Francisco hosts the Rugby Sevens World</b> …

Sport (UK)

MLB Daily Roster Roundup: Cespedes, Fulmer, Machado, Mazara, Strasburg

<b>ROSTER MOVES BY TEAM</b><br>(July 16th-July 20th)<p><b>NATIONAL LEAGUE</b><p><b>ATLANTA BRAVES | Depth Chart</b><p>Promoted: OF <b>Michael Reed</b><br>• Designated for assignment: OF/INF <b>Danny</b> …

Baseball

Friday, July 20th, 2018

Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Friday, July 20th, 2018. Let’s begin.<p>****Scheduled rookie …

NL West

Brett Anderson sticks in A’s rotation; Mengden to stay in minors, for now

Brett Anderson will remain in Oakland’s rotation, as expected, coming out of the break. The left-hander will start Monday at Texas, with Frankie Montas the likely choice Tuesday.<p>That means that Daniel Mengden, who was the A’s best starter in May with a 1.51 ERA,, will remain at Triple-A Nashville …

Baseball

Wade LeBlanc’s gem, a lot of Dee Gordon, electric Edwin Diaz and Mariners start second half on right foot

Well, well Wade LeBlanc.<p>The Seattle Mariners needed that on their first game of the official second half of the season, even though there were really …

Chicago White Sox

Oakland Athletics set rotation for second half, plus injury updates on Matt Joyce and Daniel Mengden

<b>OAKLAND</b> — Bob Melvin has been up to Mount Davis before, plenty of times. In his earlier years as the Oakland Athletics manager, he used to run the …

Baseball

Giants start second half on the right foot, win 5-1

Jeremy Affeldt and Jon Miller couldn’t even pretend the Battle of the Bay trophy matters. After Amy G explained the tiebreaker that’s not an actual …

Major League Baseball