Barry Zito Content With Final Start, A's Beat AngelsBarry Zito's big league career began 15 years ago with a win over the Angels in Oakland. It might have ended Wednesday with four innings against the Angels in the waning days of a losing season.
Giants Lose To Dodgers, Eliminated From Playoff ContentionClayton Kershaw pitched the big-money Dodgers to their third straight NL West title, tossing a 1-hitter as Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 8-0 on Tuesday night.
A's Reward Manager Bob Melvin With 2-Year Contract ExtensionOakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin has received a two-year contract extension that takes him through the 2018 season.
Tentative 2016 Schedules Released For A’s, GiantsNext year’s Battle of the Bay between the Oakland A’s and San Francisco Giants will take place over four games in late June, according to Major League Baseball’s tentative 2016 schedule, released Tuesday.
Vin Scully Shines Spotlight On Young Giants, Dodgers Fans During Rivalry MatchupDodgers announcer Vin Scully put the spotlight on two young fans at Tuesday night’s game against the Giants, and the video clip is sure to put a smile on any baseball lover’s face.
A's Ball Boy's Diving Catch Earns Nods, Fist Bumps From PlayersA ball boy got some serious respect from the A’s with a diving catch as a foul ball flew towards the bullpen during a game against the Tampa Bay Rays.
Risk vs. Reward: Using Giants Ace Bumgarner As Pinch HitterGiants lefty Madison Bumgarner is not only one of the best pitchers in baseball today--and the best post-season pitcher of all-time, according to some statistical categories--but he's also one of the best hitting pitchers in baseball history.
Bumgarner Homers Again, Giants Defeat PiratesMadison Bumgarner homered in his second straight start and struck out six in 6 1/3 innings to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 6-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
Giants Trade For Veteran Outfielder Marlon ByrdGiants general manager Bobby Evans confirmed the trade, which also was announced by Cincinnati on Thursday. A day after losing out on second baseman Chase Utley, who the Phillies traded to the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers, the Giants made their own move to boost an outfield that has dealt with injuries to all three starters.
Elderly Couple Wearing Matching Giants, Cardinals Jerseys Shows Love Conquers Baseball AllegiancesA couple that has stayed together more than six decades despite their loyalty to separate baseball teams is melting hearts across the internet.
The Snag That Could Keep Chase Utley From Joining The GiantsGeneral Manager Bobby Evans confirms that the Giants have proposed a trade with the Phillies that would bring them six-time all-star second-baseman Chase Utley, but there are a couple of potential snags to the deal that could keep it from happening.
56-Year-Old Former Oakland Athletic Signs Deal To Play Baseball In The East Bay Again56-year-old former Oakland Athletic Tony Phillips, who played in the 1989 Battle of the Bay World Series, is coming back to professional baseball with a contract to play for the Pittsburg Diamonds.