Extra Innings

John Baker #12 of the Chicago Cubs delivers a pitch during the 16th inning against the Colorado Rockies on July 30, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. Baker, who is normally a catcher, was brought in after the Cubs ran out of pitchers. The Cubs defeated the Rockies 4-3 in 16 innings. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Catcher John Baker From Alameda Pitches Scoreless 16th Inning For Cubs, Then Scores Winning Run

John 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.

07/30/2014

San Francisco Giants v Philadelphia Phillies

Daily Madden: Long Games Take Their Toll On Catchers

Both the Giants and A’s played extra innings Tuesday night — the Giants beating the Phillies in 14 and the A’s losing to the Astros in 12.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/23/2014

John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics slides safely under the tag of Chris Stewart #19 of the New York Yankees to score on a hit by Seth Smith #15 of the Oakland Athletics in the third inning at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Analysis: A’s, Yanks Became Latest Teams Across The Majors Pushed To Extra Innings

Josh Reddick rushed out of the ballpark, more eager than ever to get home from yet another extra-long work day. Extra innings, that is. And a lot of them. There were three extra-innings games Thursday alone – each lasting at least 13 innings – to bring the season total to 110.

06/14/2013

Emmanuel Burriss #2 of the San Francisco Giants, right, is welcomed into the dugout after scoring the winning run during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on July 17, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Suicide Squeeze In 11th Lifts Giants Over Padres

Chris Stewart drove in the go-ahead run with a suicide squeeze in the 11th inning, then pounced on a bunt moments later to start a slick double play that helped the San Francisco Giants hold off the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Sunday.

CBS San Francisco–07/17/2011

Hideki Matsui #55 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he hit a walk off home run to win the game in the tenth inning against the Texas Rangers (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Matsui’s 10th-Inning Blast Lifts A’s Past Rangers

Hideki Matsui hit the first pitch of the 10th inning from Darren Oliver into the right-field seats for a game-winning home run, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday.

CBS San Francisco–05/02/2011

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