Trade

Marlon Byrd #9 of the Cincinnati Reds slides into second base for a double in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Great American Ball Park on August 4, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Giants Trade For Veteran Outfielder Marlon Byrd

Giants general manager Bobby Evans confirmed the trade, which also was announced by Cincinnati on Thursday. A day after losing out on second baseman Chase Utley, who the Phillies traded to the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers, the Giants made their own move to boost an outfield that has dealt with injuries to all three starters.

08/20/2015

PHILADELPHIA - JULY 24: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies attempts a double-play in the first inning as Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants slides into second base during a game at Citizens Bank Park on July 24, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies won 2-1. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

The Snag That Could Keep Chase Utley From Joining The Giants

General Manager Bobby Evans confirms that the Giants have proposed a trade with the Phillies that would bring them six-time all-star second-baseman Chase Utley, but there are a couple of potential snags to the deal that could keep it from happening.

08/14/2015

Mike Leake. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Giants Acquire Mike Leake From Reds For 2 Prospects

The Reds have shipped starter Mike Leake to the San Francisco Giants for a pair of prospects, bolstering the defending World Series champions for another playoff run.

07/30/2015

Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics is held back by plate umpire Greg Gibson after be was almost hit by a pitch. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

3 Takeaways From The Latest A’s Trades That Explain Why Fans Are Frustrated

I was asked to join the afternoon drive news team at KCBS to join them at 6:20 Tuesday evening to talk about the state of the Oakland Athletics, and why more and more fans are wondering if the magic of Moneyball has totally lost its direction. I jumped at the opportunity.

07/29/2015

David Lee of the Golden State Warriors. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Trade David Lee To Celtics For Gerald Wallace

The Golden State Warriors have reportedly struck a deal to move one of their highest paid players, sending David Lee to the Boston Celtics in exchange for veteran forward Gerald Wallace.

07/07/2015

Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Writers Who Said The Warriors Had To Trade Klay Thompson To Become Elite

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Last week Warriors guard Steph Curry was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player, as expected after his jaw-dropping 2014-2015 campaign. But if you looked farther down the list, Steph’s “splash brother” […]

05/13/2015

LeSean McCoy. (Evan Habeeb/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: LeSean McCoy Trade Is A Stunner

John Madden said he’s not sure why the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade their star running back to the Buffalo Bills.

03/04/2015

Anchor Steam Beers (Anchor Brewing Company)

Beer Shortage A Side Effect Of Freighters Waiting On Port Labor Dispute

Getting San Francisco’s famous Anchor Steam beer to overseas markets is getting harder, and Europeans who prefer the hoppy Northern California ales may find the West Coast ports labor dispute literally sobering.

02/13/2015

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The 12 Players You’ve Had To Cross Off Your A’s Roster

The trade of John Jaso for to the Tampa Bay Rays over the weekend means that A’s fans will likely be looking at a whole new starting infield for the 2015 season.

01/12/2015

Supporters rally on behalf of imprisioned US citizen Alan Gross, calling for US President Barack Obama to help free Gross during a rally in Lafayette Park December 3, 2013, across the street from the White House, in Washington, DC. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama’s Call To Loosen Cuban Travel And Trade Restrictions Gets Mixed Reactions

The president’s call for loosening travel and trade restrictions with Cuba is an historic shift that many young Cubans living in the U.S. never thought they’d see. An Oakland performer hopes his mom will get to see him dance.

12/17/2014

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