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Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the top of the first inning at AT&T Park on April 9, 2014 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Lincecum Struggles Against Goldschmidt Again, Giants Lose To D-Backs

Paul Goldschmidt hit a three-run homer and sacrifice fly to pound Tim Lincecum again, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 7-3 on Wednesday night.

04/09/2014

(L-R) Derek Norris #36, Alberto Callaspo #18 and Daric Barton #10 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate a three run home run by Norris during the tenth inning of the game on April 9, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis. The Athletics defeated the Twins 7-4 in eleven innings. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Norris, Athletics Top Twins In 11 Innings

Derek Norris hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Oakland Athletics bounced back from another blown save by new closer Jim Johnson to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Wednesday.

04/09/2014

This 23 August 2002 file photo shows new member of the 600 club, San Francisco Giant Barry Bonds (L) being congratulated by then leading all time homerun king Hank Aaron (R) during a pre-game ceremony at Pacific Bell Park in San Francisco. San Francisco Giants slugger Bonds surpassed Aaron as Major League Baseball's all-time home run leader with his 756th career homer 07 August 2007 against the Washington Nationals in San Francisco. (MONICA M. DAVEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Commissioner Selig Hints That Bonds Is Phony ‘Home Run King’

Aaron was honored before the Braves game against the New York Mets on Tuesday night with a ceremony commemorating the 40th anniversary of his 715th home run, the one that pushed him past Babe Ruth and gave him the major league record.

04/09/2014

Arizona Diamondbacks v San Francisco Giants

Hudson, Morse Make Memorable Home Debuts As Giants Win Opener At AT&T Park

Michael Morse hit a two-run single to back Tim Hudson as each made memorable home debuts with their new team, and Brandon Belt hit a two-run homer for the San Francisco Giants in a 7-3 win against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday.

04/08/2014

A slimmed-down Pablo Sandoval in a pool. (Pablo Sandoval via Twitter)

Baseball’s Heaviest Hitters: The Fittest and Fattest MLB Teams For the 2014 Season

Baseball players’ weight has always been a hot topic, as the really heavy hitters truly tipped the scales. Who’s fittest and fattest of the 2014 MLB rosters?

04/08/2014

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates scoring a run with teammate Derek Norris #36 against the Minnesota Twins during the second inning of the home opening game on April 7, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Athletics defeated the Twins 8-3. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A’s Ruin Home Opener For Twins

Yoenis Cespedes proved he can play through a hurting right heel, giving Scott Kazmir and the A’s a spark with a pair of RBIs that helped spoil the Minnesota Twins’ home opener with an 8-3 victory on Monday.

04/07/2014

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Win Sports Memorabilia of Baseball’s Best!

Celebrate the historic stars of America’s pastime by entering to win classic items signs by baseball’s legendary stars.

04/07/2014

Crew Chief Gerry Davis, right, and Phil Cuzzi talk with the instant replay center to verify the balls and strikes count at Minute Maid Park on April 3, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: How To Fix Baseball’s Replay System

A week into the Major League Baseball season, it’s already clear that the new replay rules need some work.

04/07/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 06: Pitcher Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants wipes his brow after giving up a home run to Hanley Ramirez (not pictured) of the Los Angeles Dodgers (not in photo) in the fourth inning during the MLB game at Dodger Stadium on April 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Giants Fall To Dodgers, 6-2

Matt Kemp hit his first two home runs at Dodger Stadium since late in 2012 and Hanley Ramirez slugged his first two homers this season, helping Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 Sunday night to avoid a three-game sweep.

04/06/2014

A's Pitcher Sonny Gray

AL Saves Leader Johnson Strikes Out 2 To Shut Down Mariners In A’s 6-3 Win

Reigning AL saves leader Jim Johnson struck out two and closed it out this time after losing back-to-back outings to begin with his new team, sealing the Oakland Athletics’ 6-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

04/06/2014

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