Right-hander Tim Hudson made his first start since breaking his ankle on July 24, pitching two no-hit innings, and the Giants beat the Diamondbacks 5-3 Sunday.
Yoenis Cespedes hit a 2-run double and the A’s defeated the Angels 3-2 Sunday.
Wil Myers gives the Rays legitimate power in the middle of the batting order.
Infielder Xander Bogaerts has a World Series ring. Now he’ll crack the Red Sox starting lineup.
Derek Norris hit a tying, two-run, homer in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics scored on a wild pitch in the ninth to beat the split-squad San Francisco Giants 7-6 on Friday.
San Francisco’s Madison Bumgarner allowed one hit in two scoreless innings in his first spring training outing as he prepares for a his first opening-day start, and a San Francisco Giants’ split squad defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Friday.
Call it revenge against the nerds: with just hours to go, the big-market New York Mets and star slugger David Wright staged a comeback to claim the “Face of MLB” title over surprising finalist Eric Sogard of the Oakland Athletics in a Twitter-based contest run by Major League Baseball.
One of two men who pleaded guilty to the beating of a San Francisco Giants fan at Dodger Stadium will be held without bail on federal firearms charges.
Josh Reddick made two highlight-reel catches to take away homers from Michael Morse, Brandon Moss and Stephen Vogt each drove in two runs during a six-run fourth inning against San Francisco closer Sergio Romo, and the Oakland Athletics opened Cactus League play with a 10-5 victory over the Giants on Wednesday.
Manager Bruce Bochy made the announcement Tuesday at spring training that Bumgarner would pitch March 31 at Arizona. This marks Bumgarner’s first opening day start. He was the only member of the San Francisco rotation with a winning record last season at 13-9 with a 2.77 ERA in 31 starts and 201 1-3 innings. He made his first NL All-Star team.
Here is a recap of the first week of the MLB Playoffs.