Tim Lincecum struck out 12 in seven superb innings, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Thursday.
John Madden said his family wanted to change the channel when they saw the 8-0 deficit in the first inning of Tuesday’s Giants game. The former coach’s perspective was “hey, that’s interesting too.”
Hideki Matsui wasn’t the only one getting a little anxious for his first home run in an Athletics uniform.
The catcher’s throw that preserved Halladay’s no-hitter; the ump’s blown call that could have cost the Yankees.
Danny Valencia delivered another key hit, launching a tiebreaking three-run homer in the sixth inning that sent Kevin Slowey and the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins over the Oakland Athletics 4-2 Saturday.