San Jose Giants
Four years after being brutally attacked, San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow made a big step forward in his recovery by throwing the ceremonial first pitch at a San Jose Giants minor league game Thursday night.
Stow, a lifelong Giants fan, has been on the road to recovery since a brutal attack outside Dodger Stadium in 2011.
The Channel 5 Sports Department has had interns who have gone on to become sports broadcasters, but never pro ballplayers, until now.
Retired outfielder Randy Winn is getting an informal taste of coaching in the San Francisco Giants’ farm system to see if it’s something he would like to pursue on a full-time basis.
With a fastball that rarely cracks 90 miles per hour (MPH), Chris Heston doesn’t have the best pure stuff amongst the San Francisco Giants’ pitching prospects. However, his ability to throw strikes, keep the ball on the ground and get lefties out makes him the most polished pitching prospect in the system.
A day in the “very different” lives of Bay Area residents in their twenties. Meet a minor league ball player in San Jose who lives with a host family, an East Bay mom who is trying to bounce back from life on the streets and a rising musician of the San Francisco Symphony.
As the mercury rises and the days get longer, opportunities to spend a day with the family in South Bay abound. Enjoy great indoor and outdoor options for family summer fun from furry critters to a day at the ballpark. Pack up the car, the kids and the sunscreen and head out for a summer-day adventure the whole family will love.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) _ Minor League baseball players are now being subjected to random blood testing for human growth hormones.