James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals looks on against the San Francisco Giants during Game Five of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

James Shields Turned Down Bigger Offer From Giants Before Joining Padres

Apparently James Shields doesn’t believe in the old saying “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.” CBS Sports reports he turned down a larger contract from the Giants weeks before agreeing to sign with the San Diego Padres.

02/20/2015

Pablo Sandoval, formerly #48 of the San Francisco Giants points to a fan from the on deck circle at AT&T Park (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Will Faster Games, More Scoring Make Baseball Better?

KCBS Sports Anchor Steve Bitker (who along with News Anchor Stan Bunger are the on-air duo known as KCBS Sports Fans) offers his unique sports analysis. SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Major League Baseball today announced that it will […]

02/20/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates on the field after defeating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Undergoes Heart Operation At Arizona Hospital

San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy was admitted to a hospital in Arizona for a heart operation after experiencing chest discomfort Thursday.

02/19/2015

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants looks on after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 during Game Four of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

With Jeter Retired, Is Buster Posey The Face Of Major League Baseball?

Buster Posey is just 27-years-old, the age when some in baseball say players are just hitting their prime. But unlike his contemporaries, Posey is already being asked to reflect on his career success.

02/19/2015

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7 Tweets Poking Fun At Pablo Sandoval’s Spring Training Weight

If one day of spring training is any indication, the media spotlight surrounding Pablo Sandoval in Boston is going to be intense. A photo of him taking grounders on his first day of Red Sox spring training set off thousands of tweets overnight. And some of them weren’t all that nice:

02/18/2015

Zito 2007 Contract

Barry Zito’s 2006 Giants Contract Vs. His 2015 A’s Contract

In 2006, Barry Zito was the biggest free agent pitcher signing in MLB history. Eight Years later he’s trying out the team that originally drafted him, hoping for a chance to make a small fraction of his Giants contract. The veteran lefty says he’s playing now for the love of the game. A look at his pay cut will sure make you believe him. Check the numbers:

02/17/2015

St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants

Tale Of The Tape: Willie Mays’ 1966 Contract Vs. Modern Baseball Salaries

On February 11th, 1966 Willie Mays signed a $130,000 contract with the Giants. At the time, it was the highest in the league. Now the league MINIMUM is $500,000. How would Mays, one of the league’s all time greats, be paid if he were a free agent today? Let’s measure up.

02/11/2015

San Francisco Giants Fans under an umbrella (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Will The Rain Dampen The 22nd Annual Giants FanFest?

Will Giants Fans need to carry an umbrella to AT&T Park on Saturday? Roberta has the forecast

02/05/2015

An artist’s rendering of the proposed San Jose ballpark for the Athletics. (360 Architecture)

San Jose Appealing MLB Antitrust Lawsuit Over A’s Move To U.S. Supreme Court

The San Jose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to appeal its antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball to the U.S. Supreme Court.

02/03/2015

Artist rendering of proposed Oakland Athletics waterfront ballpark at the Port of Oakland Howard Terminal. (Manica Architecture)

New MLB Commissioner Optimistic About New Oakland A’s Ballpark; San Jose Still In Fight For The Team

The new commissioner of Major League Baseball said he is optimistic that the Athletics will be able to get a new ball park in Oakland. But those who want to see the A’s move to San Jose say they’re not yet ready to throw in the towel.

01/27/2015

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Coach Jim Harbaugh’s Oddly Captured Photos

We salute the man who lead the San Francisco 49ers in the past several years, Coach Jim Harbaugh! Oddly enough, he doesn’t take flattering pictures or photographers capture the strangest moments during the games. We collected some of the best right here…

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