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Pitching coach Dave Righetti #33 of the San Francisco Giants calls down to the bullpen in the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on June 8, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Giants defeated the Diamondbacks 10-5. (Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

Giants Pitching Coach Dave Righetti To Miss Series After Suffering Vertigo

San Francisco Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti is expected to miss their weekend series in Miami after experiencing a case of vertigo that prompted the team’s plane to make an unscheduled landing in Las Vegas so he could receive medical treatment.

07/18/2014

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5 Fantasy Baseball Players You Shouldn’t Bank On In The 2nd Half

If you’ve been playing fantasy sports long enough, you know it’s not the guys you pick up in round one and two that put your team in the playoffs, but those gems you added in the later rounds. Did you get laughed at when you picked up Scott Kazmir? Who is laughing now? But don’t fall completely in love with that early season steal; a few weeks of slumping could simply be reversion to the mean. Here are our picks for players to keep on a short leash in the 2nd half of your fantasy baseball campaign:

07/17/2014

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Gang Attacks Man With Baseball Bat In San Francisco Market Street Robbery

A 58-year-old man was attacked with a baseball bat in a robbery in San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood Wednesday night.

07/17/2014

Joe Biagini pitches for the San Jose Giants. (CBS)

Former KPIX 5 Sports Intern Now Trying To Pitch His Way To The Show For Giants

The Channel 5 Sports Department has had interns who have gone on to become sports broadcasters, but never pro ballplayers, until now.

07/17/2014

Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants scores in the second inning against Drew Butera #31 of the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on May 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Dodgers Now Worth Twice As Much As Giants

If watching the Los Angeles Dodgers catch, and then pass, the San Francisco Giants in the standings wasn’t insulting enough, now comes word that the LA team is quite a bit more valuable than the Giants, according to Forbes Magazine’s list of “The World’s 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams.

07/16/2014

O.co Coliseum on March 31, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland City Council Prepared To Vote On A’s Lease Deal; Mayor Quan Seeks Postponement

The Oakland City Council has called a special session for Wednesday night, and they are expected to vote on the A’s lease deal.

07/16/2014

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21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.

07/16/2014

American League All-Star Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics bats against the National League All-Stars during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

A’s All-Stars Play Role In Leading American League Over National League

On a summer evening filled with reminders of generational change, the AL kept up nearly two decades of dominance by beating the National League 5-3 in the All-Star game Tuesday for its 13th win in 17 years.

07/15/2014

A woman was knocked unconscious during a fight between after the A’s / Giants game near AT&T Park on July 10, 2014. (CBS)

Pair Plead Not Guilty In Drunken Brawl Outside AT&T Park After Giants, A’s Game

Two men accused of knocking a woman unconscious in an apparent drunken brawl outside San Francisco’s AT&T Park last week pleaded not guilty in San Francisco Superior Court Tuesday afternoon.

07/15/2014

Glenn Burke. (CBS)

Former A’s Player Being Honored By MLB For Courage In Gay Rights Movement

At the All-Star game in Minnesota, former Oakland A’s and Los Angeles Dodger star Glenn Burke, will be honored for his role in a movement that is just now gaining traction on the sports landscape.

07/15/2014

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