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This Week In Baseball: Coaches, Young Ballplayers Should Heed Smoltz’s Plea

Smoltz’s Hall of Fame speech illuminated a growing problem at the youth level of the sport.

07/28/2015

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Frustrated A’s Fans Start Petition Demanding Ownership Starts Spending Or Sells Team

Many A’s fans saw last week’s trade of Scott Kazmir as a sign that ownership had waived a white flag on the 2015 season. Now some Oakland faithful are wondering if Lew Wolff should do the same on his tenure with the team.

07/27/2015

WASHINGTON - JUNE 04: Randy Johnson #51 of the San Francisco Giants tips his hat to the crowd after winning his 300th career game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on June 4, 2009 in Washington, DC. The Giants won the game 5-1. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Walnut Creek Native Randy Johnson Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

The towering left-hander, nicknamed the Big Unit, was enshrined Sunday.

07/26/2015

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Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade Deadline

Every year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn’t always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.

07/25/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: July 20th-July 24th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

07/24/2015

Buster Posey #28 and Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

3 San Francisco Giants The Whole Nation Has Fallen In Love With – If Jersey Sales Are Indication

The San Francisco Giants recent success on the field are making their players a lot more recognizable and their merchandise much more in demand. Here are three Giants players fans can’t get enough of, based on their jersey sales for the first half of the 2015 season.

07/23/2015

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An Ode To The Hot Dog: Celebrating Baseball’s Favorite Food

On National Hot Dog Day, we celebrate by looking at the best hot dogs in baseball stadiums around the country.

07/23/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Buyers & Sellers At Trade Deadline

A look at which teams should buy and sell at the deadline based on the numbers.

07/21/2015

SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 14:  The grounds crew covers the field for a rain delay during the first inning of a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Washington Nationals at Petco Park May 14, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Padres Fans Take Advantage Of Rare Rain Delay Opportunity

By David Heim  Forget Wally World; this summer’s hottest vacation spot is Petco Park. It rarely rains in San Diego to begin with, and it rarely rains enough to put hometown Padres games in jeopardy. But […]

07/20/2015

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Which Stat Categories Do You Need The Most In Fantasy Baseball?

When trying to improve your fantasy roster, it’s important to gauge which statistical categories can help you the most. If you’re last in batting average, maybe it’s not worth it to acquire a .300 hitter. If you’re in the middle of the pack in steals, it might be worth it to find a speedster for your lineup.

07/18/2015

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