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Opening Day

The San Francisco Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates line up for the playing of the National Anthem before their opening day game at AT&T Park on April 13, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

AT&T Park Ready To Rock As Red Hot Giants Play Home Opener

The San Francisco Giants are opening their 15th season in AT&T Park Tuesday beginning with a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

04/08/2014

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Thunder Echoes Through Bay Area, Twitter Helps Track Storms

Thunderclaps echo through Bay Area, with Twitter helping track the storms. The Oakland A’s game is still on, but wet weather is likely to impact play.

03/31/2014

General view of the Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners stand for the signing of the National Anthem during Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on April 1, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bay Area Rain Storm May Put Damper On Oakland A’s Opening Night Game

A new storm system is headed into the Bay Area Monday, and it is likely to affect the Oakland A’s home opener at O.co Coliseum.

03/31/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 13: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Giants, Bumgarner Get Big Opening Day Test In Rival Diamondbacks

Left-hander Madison Bumgarner, an All-Star last season, makes his first opening-day start for the Giants and Brandon McCarthy starts for the Diamondbacks.

03/31/2014

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Expectations High For Sonny Gray As He Takes The Mound For A’s Home Opener

Sure, Sonny Gray gained some nice momentum from that impressive pitcher’s duel with Detroit ace Justin Verlander last October.

03/31/2014

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at AT&T Park on August 23, 2013 in San Francisco. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Bochy Names Madison Bumgarner As Opening Day Starter For Giants

Manager Bruce Bochy made the announcement Tuesday at spring training that Bumgarner would pitch March 31 at Arizona. This marks Bumgarner’s first opening day start. He was the only member of the San Francisco rotation with a winning record last season at 13-9 with a 2.77 ERA in 31 starts and 201 1-3 innings. He made his first NL All-Star team.

02/26/2014

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Sharks, Canucks Start Season With Hopes Of Ending Playoff Disappointment

San Jose is coming off a playoff disappointment after falling in seven games to Los Angeles in the Western Conference semifinals. The Sharks have won 10 playoff series during their streak of nine consecutive appearances – the last five under Todd McLellan – but have yet to reach the Cup finals.

10/03/2013

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Daily Madden: Kershaw Spoils Giants’ Opener

It was a pitchers’ duel between the Giants’ Matt Cain and the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw in Los Angeles Monday afternoon.

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John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

A’s Catcher Gets Gift From Felix Hernandez, Breaks Up His No-Hitter

Mariners ace Felix Hernandez threw a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays. His catcher for the game was John Jaso. Now with the Athletics, Jaso received a gift prior to Monday’s opening day game against his former teammates: A Rolex watch from Hernandez as a “thank you.”

04/02/2013

Seattle Mariners starter Felix Hernandez pitches in the first inning of the MLB 2012 Opening Series in Japan against Oakland Athletics in Tokyo on March 28, 2012. (TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

A’s Set To Take On Old Foe ‘King Felix’ To Begin 2013 Season

It’s fitting that Felix Hernandez will make his season debut and first outing since landing a $175 million, seven-year contract against the Oakland Athletics. The Seattle ace always faces them to start, or so it seems to the A’s.

04/01/2013

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