Giants, A’s Return From Spring Training For Bay Bridge Series

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s are back from spring training in Arizona and will play some final exhibition games in the Bay Area starting tonight before the regular season starts next week.

The Giants will host the A’s at AT&T Park at 7:15 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and then the teams will head across the Bay to Oakland for the final preseason game at 1:05 p.m. Saturday at Coliseum.

The first 10,000 fans to enter AT&T Park for today’s and Friday’s games will receive a “Giants Mystery Grab Bag,” according to the team.

Fans are encouraged to take public transit to the games, such as San Francisco Municipal Railway, Caltrain or BART.

Both Bay Area teams are coming off of playoff appearances last year and each ended their seasons playing the Detroit Tigers. While the A’s lost to the Tigers in the American League Divisional Series, the Giants swept them in four games to win the World Series.

The A’s regular season starts on Monday at home against the Seattle Mariners, while the Giants will start on the road against the Los Angeles Dodgers and have their home opener on April 5 against the St. Louis Cardinals.

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