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San Francisco All-Girls Baseball Team Set To Compete In National Tournament

Meet the San Francisco Bay Sox, the only all-girls travel baseball team in Northern California.

05/22/2015

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How Much Does The First Month Of The MLB Season Matter?

Does first place really matter in May? Does last place? We broke down 20 years of baseball history to find out.

05/19/2015

General view as players and fans watch one of the outfield smokestacks on fire in the sixth inning of the game between the San Francisco Giants and Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on May 15, 2015 in Cincinnati. The Giants defeated the Reds 10-2. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Giants Play Through Ballpark Fire, Defeat Reds In Rout

Brandon Belt hit a three-run homer, and Buster Posey added a two-run shot off Jason Marquis on Friday night, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 10-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in a game played uninterrupted while an outfield smokestack burned for an inning.

05/15/2015

Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants doubles in the first inning during a spring training game against the Oakland Athletics at Scottsdale Stadium on March 4, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

Hunter Pence Returning To Giants Lineup After Forearm Injury

Two months after his forearm was injured during spring training, San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence is reportedly returning to the team’s lineup this weekend.

05/15/2015

Pablo Sandoval #48 of the Boston Red Sox trots around the bases after hitting a solo home run off of Angel Castro #44 of the Oakland Athletics in the top of the 11th inning at O.co Coliseum on May 11, 2015 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Pablo Sandoval Homers In 11th In Return To Bay Area, A’s Lose To Red Sox

Pablo Sandoval homered leading off the 11th inning in his return to the Bay Area, where he won three championships for the Giants, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Monday night.

05/11/2015

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Bryan Stow Attacker Pleads For Mercy In Separate Firearms Case

A man who smirked as he was sentenced in the savage beating of a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium wants a federal judge to spare him from another lengthy prison sentence for an unrelated gun crime.

05/07/2015

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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of May 3rd-May 12th

Spicy food, Hawaii day, a presidential yacht tour, and celebration of oysters — wow, there’s a lot to do this week in the Bay Area!

05/05/2015

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the third inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on April 28, 2015 in Los Angeles. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Outduels Kershaw In Giants Victory Over Dodgers

Madison Bumgarner pitched eight sharp innings in his fifth career matchup against Clayton Kershaw and batterymate Buster Posey homered, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.

04/28/2015

Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics and Brett Lowrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate with teammates after a win against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at O.co Coliseum on April 28, 2015 in Oakland. (Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Sonny Gray Strikes Out 6 To Pitch A’s Past Angels

The Oakland Athletics snapped a season-high four-game losing streak with a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.

04/28/2015

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants riding a police horse carries the 2014 World Series Championship Flag prior to the start of their game against the Colorado Rockies on Opening Day at AT&T Park on April 13, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jeff Chiu-Pool/Getty Images)

7 Things Madison Bumgarner Has Done Over The Last 12 Months To Prove He’s The Boss

Injuries to a pair of star pitchers have renewed the call to add the designated hitter to Major League Baseball’s National League. While some pitchers have come out in support of the idea, Giants ace Madison Bumgarner is having no part of it.

04/28/2015

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