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Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants takes the ball from pitcher Matt Cain taking him out of the game in the first inning against the New York Mets at AT&T Park on July 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Cain only pitched two thirds of an inning. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

GameDay: A Pitch For The Giants 2nd Half

With all due respect to Buster Posey, the Giants MVP of the first half is the National League Worst. By sheer virtue of the ineptitude of the rest of the teams, the Giants remain buyers, not sellers, in their quest to defend their World Championship.


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Stanford Student May Provide Basketball’s Version Of ‘Moneyball’

Muthu Alagappan, a student at Stanford University, has a side project that could revolutionize the NBA in the same way Billy Beane changed baseball’s landscape.


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New App Helps Parents Stay Updated With Kids’ Sports

The age of the scorecard may be nearing its end. A new app called GameChanger provides live score keeping for Little League baseball and other amateur teams.


A.J. Griffin #64 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the bottom of the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers during the interleague game at Miller Park on June 04, 2013 in Milwaukee. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

GameDay: Did Hook Cost A’s In Milwaukee?

The reason you won’t see any more 300-game winners is because of the set-up man and the closer. And when you have Sean Doolittle, Ryan Cook and Grant Balfour, who could blame Bob Melvin for pulling A.J. Griffin after seven shutout innings of four-hit baseball?


World Series - Detroit Tigers v San Francisco Giants - Game 1

GameDay: Should The Strike Zone Be Automated?

Baseball purists have often debated whether there should be a uniform strike zone or one left up to the interpretation of the umpire. Why should an umpire have any discretion about the parameters of a strike zone?


Dolphins v 49ers

GameDay: Who Will Step Up In Crabtree’s Absence?

Wasn’t it just yesterday I was writing about the Giants loss of Ryan Vogelsong? Was Michael Crabtree drinking the same water? Or perhaps he took a swig from Mario Manningham or Kyle Williams. Whatever the case, Crabtree’s loss is the worst of them all.


Ryan Vogelsong #32 of the San Francisco Giants delivers a pitch during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on May 15, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

GameDay: Don’t Count Out Another Vogelsong Comeback

Go figure – Ryan Vogelsong pitches his best game of the year, silences his critics, then gets hit on the hand while batting and breaks two bones in his pitching hand.


Gameday: What’s In A Name?

KPIX 5 Sports Director Dennis O’Donnell hosts “Gameday” every Sunday night at 11:30pm on CBS 5 and offers his unique sports analysis here. And now for my next disappearing act: Klay Thompson What the A’s should never […]


Warriors v Spurs

GameDay: Should Curry Be Playing?

Stephen Curry and Derrick Rose: To play or not to Play. That is the question.


Super Bowl XLVII - Baltimore Ravens v San Francisco 49ers

49ers Announce 10-Year Extension Of Preseason Game Rights Agreement With KPIX 5

The San Francisco 49ers and KPIX 5 announced a new television broadcast agreement on Thursday which includes a 10-year extension of preseason game broadcast rights through the 2023 season.