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Raley Field in Sacramento, California. (Sacramento River Cats)

Giants Steal Sacramento Minor League Club From A’s; Oakland Forced To Partner With Nashville

Oakland has announced a four-year player development deal with Triple-A Nashville of the Pacific Coast League, The Giants new Triple-A affiliate is the Sacramento River Cats.


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Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.


Screenshot of YouTube footage of a cat saving a Bakersfield boy from an attacking dog. (YouTube)

After Saving Boy From Attacking Dog, Hero Cat To Throw Out First Pitch At Baseball Game

The Central California cat that drew national media attention for saving a 4-year-old boy from an attacking dog this week is receiving the honor of throwing out the first pitch at a hometown baseball game next week.


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Giants Prospect Villalona Makes Strides In Comeback Season

Wearing a big smile as he goes through pregame fielding drills at first base or waits his turn to take batting practice, Angel Villalona is enjoying the most basic aspects of being back on a baseball field.


Former Giants outfielder Randy Winn (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Retired Giants Outfielder Winn Gets Taste Of Coaching

Retired outfielder Randy Winn is getting an informal taste of coaching in the San Francisco Giants’ farm system to see if it’s something he would like to pursue on a full-time basis.


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New Minor League Baseball Team Set For San Rafael Debut

The San Rafael Pacifics minor league baseball team opens its season with a 7:15 p.m. game at Albert Park Monday.


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San Rafael Approves Plan To Welcome Minor League Baseball Team

The San Rafael City Council voted unanimously Monday night on a final agreement to bring professional minor league baseball to Albert Park for one year starting next spring.


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Plan To Bring Pro Baseball To San Rafael Gets To 1st Base

The San Rafael Park and Recreation Commission Thursday night voted to send to the City Council a proposal to bring professional minor league baseball to Albert Park next year.

CBS San Francisco–05/20/2011

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San Rafael Mulls Adoption Of Minor League Baseball Team

The San Rafael team would join six others in the independent North American League’s Western Division and play half of its 90 games at Albert Park at B and Treanor streets between late May and early September starting next year.


MLB Takes Major Step Against Doping

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) _ Minor League baseball players are now being subjected to random blood testing for human growth hormones.