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Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants is greeted by Andrew Susac (L) and Michael Morse #38 after scoring against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on August 20, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Giants Come Out Swinging, Defeat Cubs After TarpGate Protest Upheld

Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.

08/20/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 20: Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Oakland Athletics waits with the infielders for manager Bob Melvin to take him out of the game in the inning of their game against the New York Mets at O.co Coliseum on August 20, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Samardzija Struggles, A’s Lose To Mets

Lucas Duda hit a three-run homer, Eric Campbell also connected and the New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak.

08/20/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Giants Fall To Cubs In Rain-Shortened Game After Tarp Fail By Grounds Crew

Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Tuesday night in a game that was halted after 4 1/2 innings because of unplayable field conditions following rain at Wrigley Field.

08/19/2014

Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning of an interleague game at O.co Coliseum on August 19, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Snap Skid, Defeat Mets In Return Home

Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking three-run triple in the fourth inning to help Scott Kazmir earn his career-best 14th win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

08/19/2014

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Selig ‘Frustrated’ Over Unresolved A’s Ballpark Situation, Reiterates Need For New Stadium

Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him “frustrated.” The Oakland Athletics still don’t have the new ballpark he says he believes they desperately need.

08/19/2014

(Photo Credit: John Fitzgerald/You Tube)

5 Epic Manager Meltdowns In Baseball

In honor of Joe Mikulik’s ridiculous rant here are five of the most epic manager meltdowns in baseball history.

08/19/2014

Phillies v Giants

Giants Unable To Hold On, Lose To Phillies In 10 Innings

Chase Utley was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the top of the 10th inning to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Friday night.

08/15/2014

A's v Braves

Hammel Allows 5 Runs, A’s Lose To Braves In Opener Of Interleague Series

Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer, one of four by Atlanta, and the Braves beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Friday night in the opening game of the interleague series.

08/15/2014

Beatrice Bichler

Giants Give 100-Year-Old Fan Tickets To Her First Game At AT&T Park

An East Bay woman is getting the ultimate present from her favorite baseball team for her 100th birthday.

08/15/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 14: Alberto Callaspo #7 of the Oakland Athletics fields a ground ball and then commits a throwing error allowing Erik Kratz #19 of the Kansas City Royals to advance to third base during the 3rd inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on August 14, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Surging Kansas City Royals Rally To Beat A’s

The Royals took the season series, winning five of seven against the Athletics, who have the best record in the majors.

08/14/2014

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