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