Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones said he was moving on a day after tweeting that a fan in San Francisco threw a banana onto the field at him, while a man who admitted to tossing it said it was out of anger at the Giants and not racially motivated.
A.J. Griffin pitched a two-hitter for his first win in more than a month, Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 on Wednesday for a sweep of their two-game series.
In danger of falling back to .500 for the first time in nearly three months, the San Francisco Giants are looking for any kind of a spark. They might get one with a return of one of their top hitters.
The Warriors are averaging 107.2 points per game in the playoffs, including a league high in points this postseason with a 131-117 win over Denver in Game 2.
The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner is off to a strong start but routinely struggles against the Diamondbacks.
Jahii Carson scored five of his 34 points in overtime, Carrick Felix had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and Arizona State held off Stanford 89-88 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday.
The 49er’s are poised to bring home the 6th Super Bowl title in team history. If you want to celebrate the event with other members of the Niner faithful, here’s a list of some of the Bay Area’s best pubs for partaking in football fever:
Led by their resurgent superstar quarterback, the Denver Broncos have plenty to play for over the next four weeks even though they’ve already clinched the AFC West title.
The San Francisco 49ers and Chicago Bears are two of the top teams in the NFC, but that’s with their respective starting quarterbacks.
Points could be hard to come by as San Francisco – winner of 10 of 12 against division opponents – squares off against the offensively-challenged Arizona Cardinals, who are hoping to avoid a fourth consecutive loss.