As Mark Appel sat in the Stanford dugout and glanced out at sun-kissed Sunken Diamond this week, the star pitcher reminded himself just how much it meant to return for his final college season.
Go figure – Ryan Vogelsong pitches his best game of the year, silences his critics, then gets hit on the hand while batting and breaks two bones in his pitching hand.
The Oakland Athletics say left-hander and opening day starter Brett Anderson has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right foot that will require further rest and time on the disabled list.
While Matt Cain is looking to end his longest season-opening drought in five years, the San Francisco Giants are trying to avoid their longest losing streak in almost three.
Two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum is confident he can bounce back from the worst season of his career.
The Milwaukee Brewers acquired third baseman Stephen Parker from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-handed pitcher Darren Byrd on Wednesday.
Barry Zito scurried from drill to drill on day one with a smile and a pep that showed he’s a new man heading into the final year of his contract.
Vallejo native and New York Yankees pitcher, CC Sabathia is in the Bay Area bringing holiday cheer to children, teens and seniors during his annual Christmas Caravan…
The Oakland Athletics have traded right-hander Tyson Ross and minor league first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones to the San Diego Padres for infielder Andy Parrino and left-hander Andrew Werner.
Left-hander Jeremy Affeldt and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to terms on a three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations said Monday night.