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Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants tags out Norichika Aoki #7 of the Milwaukee Brewers at home plate during the game at Miller Park on May 22, 2012. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

MLB Adopts New Rule For Home Plate Collisions In Wake Of Posey Injury

Nearly three years after a violent home plate smash-up ended the season of star San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, Major League Baseball is changing the rules for collisions at home plate.

02/25/2014

Matt Williams (Mark Hirsch/Getty Images)

Former Giant Matt Williams To Manage Nationals

The Nationals will hold a news conference Friday to introduce Williams as the team’s fifth manager since it moved to Washington from Montreal in 2005. He replaces Davey Johnson, who is retiring.

10/31/2013

Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at AT&T Park on April 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Wednesday’s Start May Mark End Of Zito Era In Bay Area

Making perhaps his final start for the Giants Wednesday against the rival Dodgers will be left-hander Barry Zito (4-11, 5.91). It may be the final appearance in the Bay Area as a member of the home team.

09/25/2013

Pitcher Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on August 3, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Lester, Lincecum Matchup Has Lost Luster Since 2010

The last time Boston and San Francisco met more than three years ago, Jon Lester gave the Red Sox a victory in a marquee pitching matchup with Tim Lincecum, who ended up helping the Giants win the 2010 World Series.

08/19/2013

Aaron Hern of Martinez (lower left) along with parents Alan and Katherine and sister Abigail. (Hern family photo)

12-Year-Old Boston Bombing Victim To Throw Out 1st Pitch For A’s Vs. Giants

A 12-year-old Martinez boy who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombings last month was set to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Tuesday’s game between the Oakland A’s and the San Francisco Giants.

05/28/2013

Diamondbacks v Giants

Giants Look To Cement Playoff Chances With Arizona Series

San Francisco looks to avenge its only series loss of the past month while dimming Arizona’s wild-card hopes in a three-game set which begins Friday night in Phoenix.

09/14/2012

Barry Bonds

Jury Chosen For Barry Bonds Perjury Trial

A jury was chosen in federal court in San Francisco Monday afternoon in the perjury trial of home-run champion and former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds.

KPIX 5–03/21/2011

Aubrey Huff #17 of the San Francisco Giants hits a 2-run home run in the top of the third inning against the Texas Rangers in Game Four of the 2010 MLB World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 31, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Huff Calls Series Homer Against Hometown Rangers ‘Surreal’

Aubrey Huff’s in the World Series with the San Francisco Giants, taking on the Texas Rangers club he grew up rooting for, and he just hit a home run that helped his club win Game 4 on Sunday evening and move to the cusp of winning it all.

KPIX 5–11/01/2010

Former President George W. Bush throws a pitch.

Former Presidents Bush To Throw Out World Series Pitch

Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush will throw out ceremonial first pitches before Game 4 of the World Series on Sunday night.

CBS San Francisco–10/29/2010