Mike Fiers has always been a late bloomer. He was a 22nd round pick in 2009, and was already 24 years old as his college career took some time due to injuries. He never ranked as a top prospect, and has logged 116 games and 483.1 innings in the Minor Leagues, despite making his MLB debut in 2011.
Jake Peavy took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and finished with a one-hitter over 7 2-3 innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1 on Saturday night.
World champion boxer Manny Pacquiao was in San Francisco Friday to announce that he will defend his WBO Welterweight Title against undefeated Welterweight American champion Chris Algieri later this year in Macao.
The welterweight champs are on a tour across the U.S. to promote their title fight in November.
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Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
If you’re in the mood for a road trip, or simply want to come out to support your local team, make your next stop a minor league baseball game at one of these fan favorite stadiums.
Tim Lincecum pitched another gem, allowing only one hit over eight shutout innings and leading the San Francisco Giants past the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 Thursday.
Tim Lincecum hasn’t won since his no-hitter last month, but San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy likes the way the right-hander has been throwing.
With the bats scuffling, Bumgarner looks to continue his dazzling stretch as the Giants face the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.