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Dan Uggla #26 of the Atlanta Braves tosses his helmet after striking out in the first inning of the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on June 27, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Giants Officially Release Uggla After Failed Second Base Experiment

The San Francisco Giants have officially cut loose veteran Dan Uggla after he failed to provide the needed production to hang on to the team’s second base job.

08/08/2014

Derek Norris #36 and Jon Lester #31 of the Oakland Athletics congratulate one another after they beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 at O.co Coliseum on August 7, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Lester Goes The Distance, A’s Shut Out Twins For 70th Win Of The Season

Jon Lester pitched a three-hitter for his fourth career shutout, and Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 on Thursday night. The All-Star left-hander struck out eight, walked two and only allowed two runners past first base in the 11th complete game of his career.

08/07/2014

Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants just misses this catch in centerfield allowing Aramis Ramirez of the Milwaukee Brewers a double during the sixth inning at Miller Park on August 07, 2014 in Milwaukee. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Giants Fall To Brewers In Pagan’s Return From DL

Wily Peralta became the first 14-game winner in the majors this season, earning his fifth straight victory and pitching the Milwaukee Brewers past the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Thursday.

08/07/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - AUGUST 06: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants hits a two-run home run in the top of the eighth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on August 06, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Morse, Sandoval Each Drive In 3-Runs To Lift Giants Over Brewers

Michael Morse and Pablo Sandoval each drove in three runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 7-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.

08/06/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics walks off the field after being taken out of the game by manager Bob Melvin in the fifth inning with the Tampa Bay Rays leading 6-0 at O.co Coliseum on August 6, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Gray Struggles, A’s Lose To Rays

The Rays handed reigning AL Pitcher of the Month Sonny Gray (12-5) his second straight defeat following a 5-0 July in which he had a 1.03 ERA. This is the second time Gray has lost consecutive outings in his first full major league season, also to Baltimore and the Yankees on June 7 and 13.

08/06/2014

General view of Candlestick Park, home of the San Francisco Giants during a 1989 MLB game in San Francisco. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

5 Of The Strangest Items Being Auctioned Off From Candlestick Park

Want to own a piece of the place that played host to “The Catch” and the final concert of The Beatles? Here’s your chance, so long as you aren’t too picky about what that piece is.

08/06/2014

The Oakland Coliseum. (CBS)

Lease Deal To Keep A’s At Coliseum Wins Approval After More Than A Year Of Negotiations

The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Joint Powers Authority today finalized its approval of an agreement to extend the Oakland A’s lease at the O.co Coliseum for the next decade.

08/06/2014

Jason Hammel #40 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on August 5, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Hammel Snaps Losing Skid, Leads A’s Past Rays

Jason Hammel pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning to snap a four-start losing streak since being traded to Oakland, leading the Athletics past the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Tuesday night.

08/05/2014

Carlos Gomez #27 of the Milwaukee Brewers celebrates with Gerardo Parra #28 after hitting a two run homer in the bottom of the third inning against the San Francisco Giants at Miller Park on August 05, 2014 in Milwaukee. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Sandoval Homers, But Brewers Slip By Giants

Gerardo Parra snapped a tie with a home run in the seventh — his first hit since been acquired by the Brewers — and Milwaukee recorded the final out of its 4-3 victory Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants when video replay overturned a safe call at first base.

08/05/2014

Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Tampa Bay Rays in the bottom of the third inning at O.co Coliseum on August 4, 2014 in Oakland, California. Reddick scored from first base on an RBI double from Jed Lowrie #8. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Derek Norris Singles In 10th, A’s Defeat Rays

Derek Norris singled up the middle with two outs and the bases loaded in the 10th inning against former Oakland closer Grant Balfour, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night.

08/04/2014

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