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A’s Trade Another All-Star, Send Derek Norris To Padres

The revamping Oakland Athletics made yet another trade of a star player this offseason, sending catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres on Thursday night for righties Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez along with an international signing bonus slot.

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9 Reasons Why Free Agents Don’t Want To Sign With The World Champion Giants

The San Francisco Giants have won three World Series in less than ten years but for some reason the team seems to not be a favorite destination for free agents – whether they are Giants players leaving the Bay or players around the league joining the orange and black.

12/17/2014

A's v Yankees

Star Exodus From Oakland Is No Reason For A’s Fans To Lose Faith

After a series of high-profile (and cost cutting) trades, it’s currently en vogue to take a swipe at the Billy Beane pinata. I’ll pass, and here’s why: the A’s, under Billy Beane, have been incredibly successful.

12/09/2014

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman Of The Year After Postseason Heroics

The editors of Sports Illustrated have made their selection for the most outstanding athlete of 2014, and nodbody who watch the World Series will be surprised to hear it’s Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants.

12/08/2014

Tim Hudson #17 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with The Commissioner's Trophy after defeating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

MLB Auctioning Giants World Series Gear – Empty Champagne Bottles Start At $100

Just in time for the holidays, the San Francisco Giants are auctioning off treasures from their third World Series championship in five years, but they aren’t cheap.

12/05/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Longtime Major League Baseball Umpire Dale Scott Comes Out As Gay

Two weeks after Jason Collins retired as the NBA’s first openly gay player, Dale Scott added his name Tuesday to a growing list of gay and lesbian sports figures taking similar public steps.

12/02/2014

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)

Free Agent Ace John Lester Visiting Giants But Drawing Interest Everywhere

Fresh off a third title in five years, the San Francisco Giants are trying their best to spend some of their winnings on bolstering next year’s lineup, with little luck so far.

12/01/2014

San Francisco Giants v Oakland Athletics

Oakland A’s Trade All-Star Josh Donaldson To Toronto

Oakland traded All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night for third baseman Brett Lawrie, left-hander Sean Nolin, right-hander Kendall Graveman and minor league shortstop Franklin Barreto.

11/28/2014

Tim Flannery (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants Third Base Coach Tim Flannery Retires

The coach is ready to leave the baseball grind and play a little more music…

11/26/2014

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7 Players Who Could Replace Pablo Sandoval For Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The Panda has officially gotten loose, heading to Boston on a five year deal. Who will the Giants find to replace fan-favorite Pablo Sandoval? Here are a few of the […]

11/25/2014

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