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500 Little League Players Displaced By Tesoro Refinery Strike

Talk about striking out. A bunch of Bay Area Little League players are locked out of their home fields because the company that runs their baseball fields is in the middle of a labor dispute.

02/25/2015

Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants reacts during Game One of the National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on October 3, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

11 Images That Prove Buster Posey Is The True #FaceOfMLB

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS) – Buster Posey didn’t make it past the first day of spring training before having to answer questions about being “the new Derek Jeter.” The former Yankees captain was the best-known player […]

02/24/2015

Manager Davey Johnson of the Washington Nationals takes a pinch of chewing tobacco as he watches from the dugout in the eighth inning of his team's 5-4 win over the Miami Marlins in game 2 of their day-night doubleheader at Nationals Park on September 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Full Tobacco Ban Proposed At All MLB Ballparks In California

Tobacco is already banned a minor league events, and is strongly discouraged in MLB, but Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, D-Richmond, wants to make the ban formal at the highest level of the game in California.

02/24/2015

Pablo Sandoval, formerly #48 of the San Francisco Giants points to a fan from the on deck circle at AT&T Park (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Will Faster Games, More Scoring Make Baseball Better?

KCBS Sports Anchor Steve Bitker (who along with News Anchor Stan Bunger are the on-air duo known as KCBS Sports Fans) offers his unique sports analysis. SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Major League Baseball today announced that it will […]

02/20/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates on the field after defeating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Undergoes Heart Operation At Arizona Hospital

San Francisco Giants Manager Bruce Bochy was admitted to a hospital in Arizona for a heart operation after experiencing chest discomfort Thursday.

02/19/2015

San Francisco Giants Fans under an umbrella (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Will The Rain Dampen The 22nd Annual Giants FanFest?

Will Giants Fans need to carry an umbrella to AT&T Park on Saturday? Roberta has the forecast

02/05/2015

San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds (L) laughs with godfather and Giants legend Willie Mays as Mays was introduced during the Giants Opening Day against the San Diego Padres 05 April 2002 in San Francisco, California. Bonds is the homerun season record holder for 73 homeruns. AFP PHOTO/John G. MABANGLO (Photo credit should read JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP/Getty Images)

Modern Stats Show Bonds, Mays Among 5 Most Valuable MLB Players Ever

The Bay Area is the epicenter of the sabermetrics boom, thanks largely to the Billy Beane ‘Moneyball’ movement in Oakland. However, the one of the most popular stats in modern baseball – Wins Above Replacement – suggests that two of the all-time greats played across the bay in San Francisco.

02/05/2015

An artist’s rendering of the proposed San Jose ballpark for the Athletics. (360 Architecture)

San Jose Appealing MLB Antitrust Lawsuit Over A’s Move To U.S. Supreme Court

The San Jose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to appeal its antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball to the U.S. Supreme Court.

02/03/2015

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Daily Madden: Deflategate Distractions

The Coach talks about the New England Patriots’ deflategate distraction, the Pro Bowl and new MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred’s openness to defensive-shift ban.

01/26/2015

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

Daily Madden: Vogelsong’s 1-Year Contract With The Giants And Needed Closure Of Deflate-Gate

Madden talks about free-agent pitcher Ryan Vogelson’s one-year agreement with the Giants and says the New England Patriots’ “Deflate-gate” needs to be closed soon.

01/23/2015

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