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Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants acknowledges the crowd 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 Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Warns ‘Sissy Hands’ Perils In Commercial For Carhartt

We don’t need an ad to tell us the San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner is hero, but it’s always great to see him in action.

03/26/2015

A's fans coliseum

KCBS Sports Fans: Forget Your Formula – A’s And Giants Fans Are The Best

The good people at Forbes clobbered together some kind of mathematical mumbo-jumbo to “prove” that San Francisco Giants fans are only the fifth-best in baseball (tied with Milwaukee Brewers fans), and that A’s fans don’t even make the top 10.

03/26/2015

A general view during Game Five of the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Forbes Lists Giants Fans Among Best In Baseball; Team Doubles In Value To $2 Billion

A report rating the best fans in Major League Baseball has found the San Francisco Giants, fresh off their third World Series title in five years, tied for fifth in the league, while the Oakland A’s fans did not make the top ten.

03/25/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: The San Francisco Giants celebrate 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 Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

10 Bold Predictions For The Upcoming MLB Season

Before the baseball season gets underway next weekend here are 10 bold predictions about the upcoming season.

03/25/2015

Will Ferrell throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs Miami Marlins game at Wrigley Field on July 18, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Ferrell Takes Posey’s Usual Spot, Intentionally Walks Batter In Brief Giants Career

As part of Will Ferrell’s day as a major leaguer, the comedian took the spot usually occupied by Buster Posey in the San Francisco Giants lineup on Thursday.

03/13/2015

Will Ferrell and Rickey Henderson. (Photo Credit: Major League Baseball)

John Madden: Will Ferrell ‘Lacks Respect’ By Playing In Spring Training Games

Madden said he won’t be tuning in when the actor and comedian takes the field at five Arizona Cactus League games, playing all nine positions.

03/12/2015

Will Ferrell throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs Miami Marlins game at Wrigley Field on July 18, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Will Ferrell To Play Ball In Pre-Season Games With A’s, Giants

The comedy star might not be known for his killer pitch (see above) or his precise batting skills, but Ferrell is still going to attempt a major athletic feat: he wants to play all nine positions in the Cactus League.

03/11/2015

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Play Ball! Youth Baseball Players Allowed On Tesoro Refinery Fields As Strike Enters 6th Week

Youth baseball players who were locked out of their normal playing fields at the Tesoro oil refinery in Martinez will be able to begin using the fields on Saturday, the league president said Friday.

03/06/2015

World Series - Kansas City Royals v San Francisco Giants - Game Five

Giants Slugger Hunter Pence Hit By Pitch, Breaks Arm In Spring Training Game

Outfielder Hunter Pence of the San Francisco Giants was reportedly injured during a spring training game Thursday.

03/05/2015

A bat and chewing tobacco.(Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmakers Propose Ban On Chewing Tobacco At CA Baseball Parks Including AT&T

State Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, D-Richmond, introduced legislation Tuesday that would prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco at all organized baseball venues in the state. San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell introduced a similar ban that would include AT&T Park.

02/26/2015

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