First Place

Hunter Pence #8 (L) of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Michael Morse #38 (R) after Pence scored in the bottom of the third inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park on April 16, 2014 in San Francisco. Pence scored on an RBI single from Buster Posey. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

NL West Looks Like 2-Team Race As Giants, Dodgers Prepare For Crucial Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers don’t have to look much further than their poor record against San Francisco to understand why they trail the Giants by 1 1/2 games for the NL West lead.

07/25/2014

A's v Red Sox

A’s Enter 2nd Half With Lead For First Time In Decades

The A’s are all alone atop the AL West at the break for the first time since 1990. And that’s saying something for the defending division champions, who last June 30 trailed the Texas Rangers by 13 games before rallying to capture the West crown on the season’s final day.

07/17/2013

Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants (C) celebrates with teammates after a victory (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

1st Place On The Line As Giants Attempt Sweep Of Dodgers

A victory by the Giants in Wednesday’s series finale at AT&T Park would move them into a first-place tie, giving the struggling Dodgers company atop the division for the first time since they took over the lead April 11.

06/27/2012

San Diego Chargers vs Oakland Raiders - September 11, 2006

Raiders, Chargers Battle For AFC West Lead On CW44/Cable12

AFC West rivals meet Thursday night in San Diego. Watch the game live on the CW 44/ Cable 12, or Live 105 FM and KFRC 1550 AM.

11/10/2011

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey is carried off the field after a collision with Florida Marlins' Scott Cousins during the 12th inning of a baseball game at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Wednesday, May 25, 2011. (AP)

Beaten, Bruised Giants Clinging To NL West Lead

Aubrey Huff was so worn down he was among a handful of San Francisco Giants players to receive permission to skip the team flight to Arizona on Monday afternoon just to get a few extra hours of rest at home.

CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011

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