Catcher John Baker From Alameda Pitches Scoreless 16th Inning For Cubs, Then Scores Winning RunJohn Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat Colorado 4-3 on Tuesday night.
KCBS Sports Fans: Pro Sports Paying The Price For Legacy Of ViolenceIt’s a real quandary for the NFL, which has marketed its brand of sanctioned mayhem for many a year. Now, the league is trying to ease away from the madness a bit, imposing heavier fines on players who deliver blows to the head. The unintended consequence may be more injuries to the knees of players as tacklers aim lower.
Giants Recall Hector Sanchez, Part Ways With QuirozThe San Francisco Giants have recalled catcher Hector Sanchez from Triple-A Fresno and designated Guillermo Quiroz for assignment to clear space on the roster.
A's Catcher Gets Gift From Felix Hernandez, Breaks Up His No-HitterMariners ace Felix Hernandez threw a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays. His catcher for the game was John Jaso. Now with the Athletics, Jaso received a gift prior to Monday's opening day game against his former teammates: A Rolex watch from Hernandez as a "thank you."
Posey Comfortable Behind Plate After Returning From InjuryAnd when the San Francisco Giants catcher takes a day off—even a scheduled one such as Monday against Colorado—he realizes there’s bound to be more scrutiny.
A's Release Backup Catcher Landon PowellPowell has been Oakland’s backup catcher behind Kurt Suzuki each of the past three seasons, but played in only 36 games in 2011 with a .171 batting average, one home run and four RBIs.
Posey, Sanchez Return As Giants Beat RedsThe return of Buster Posey was the story of the day for the Giants in Friday’s 6-3 Cactus League victory over a Reds split-squad, with Freddy Sanchez’s return a close second.
Buster Posey Undergoes Successful SurgerySan Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey had surgery Sunday to repair torn ligaments in his ankle sustained in a collision at home plate Wednesday night.
Buster Posey Earns Rookie Of The Year HonorsSan Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey has been named National League Rookie of the Year.
Former Giant Molina Mulls Retirement After SeriesThe 36-year-old Texas Rangers catcher said Tuesday he is leaning toward retiring after this year, his 13th major league season.
Molina Earns A Ring No Matter Who Comes Out On TopBengie Molina has been with the Texas Rangers for only 3½ months, traded there July 1 after 3½ seasons with San Francisco.