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Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres sat Petco Park on July 13, 2013 in San Diego, California.   (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Lincecum Throws 1st Career No-Hitter, Beats San Diego 9-0

Tim Lincecum has thrown his first career no-hitter and the second in the majors in 11 days, a gem saved by a spectacular diving catch by right fielder Hunter Pence in the San Francisco Giants’ 9-0 win against the last-place San Diego Padres on Saturday night.


Homer Bailey #34 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches against the San Francisco Giants during the game at Great American Ball Park on July 2, 2013 in Cincinnati. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Reds’ Bailey Low-Key In Celebrating No-Hitter Vs. Giants

Cincinnati’s right-hander celebrated his no-no against the San Francisco Giants by calling his family while listening to music Wednesday. Homer Bailey also spent time answering more than 200 text messages from former teammates and current and former major-leaguers.


Yasiel Puig

Daily Madden: Is Yasiel Puig An All-Star?

Los Angeles phenom Yasiel Puig has posted All-Star numbers in recharging the Dodgers since joining the team June 2. But has he played long enough to be considered for the National League All-Star team?


Guillermo Moscoso #52 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after giving up his first hit of the game in the eighth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Coliseum (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Moscoso Takes No-Hit Bid Into 8th, A’s Beat Royals

Guillermo Moscoso held Kansas City hitless until rookie Salvador Perez singled with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Royals 7-0 Wednesday.


John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: From NFL To Professional Boxing

During his daily chat with the KCBS morning crew, John Madden recalled an NFL pro who became a professional boxer, Charlie Powell.