| Feb 28, 2015
MESA, Ariz. — General manager Doug Melvin was a curious World Series observer despite a shocking tumble that eliminated his Brewers from playoff contention.
But Melvin's farm system could take credit for the development of speedy center fielder...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:05 AM
Yes, the Giants' announcements about signing Nori Aoki and re-signing Ryan Vogelsong were slightly less than the transformative additions that Giants fans have been craving all winter.
And that came after the acquisition of third baseman Casey McGehee .....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:33 PM
In baseball, the season of giving is upon us yet again.
This is the season of free agency, the time of year when teams bestow riches upon the finest players in all the land.
This used to be the season of the Angels and Dodgers. To Albert Pujols,...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Red Sox re-signed right hander Koji Uehara to a two-year contract on Thursday.
The deal was reported by WEEI.com to be worth $18 million.
The 39-year-old reliever finished the 2014 season with 26 saves and a 2.52 ERA with eight walks and 80...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:39 PM
With the World Series championship in hand, the most pressing question for the San Francisco Giants is whether to bring back their cleanup batter, third baseman Pablo Sandoval.
Sandoval, 28, becomes a free agent Thursday; the Giants say they want to...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Mike Trout did not make it to the championship series, but his cleats did.
Travis Ishikawa is the accidental left fielder for the San Francisco Giants. He made a spectacular diving catch in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series on Saturday,...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The Kansas City Royals might have skipped the World Series for three decades, but they have an identity now. Ladies and gentlemen, the Royals Way: a lockdown bullpen, suffocating defense and speed to kill.
The Oakland Athletics have a way, the zig-when-...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:21 PM
The Dodgers could be National League West champions by Tuesday night.
Here's what they have to do: Beat the second-place San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium on Monday, and again the next day.
"That'd be really nice," Matt Kemp said.
| Sep 14, 2014
| 8:44 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Adrian Gonzalez said last month that he thought Clayton Kershaw deserved to be the National League's most valuable player. Now Gonzalez is certain of it.
"If someone even tries to mention someone else, they're an idiot," Gonzalez...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:13 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Right-hander Tim Lincecum pitched his second career no-hitter Wednesday and second in two seasons against the San Diego Padres, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 victory at AT&T Park.
Lincecum recorded his seventh career shutout...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:48 PM
ON THE MOUND: Josh Beckett remains in search of his first victory, as he made another solid start for which he wasn't rewarded. Beckett limited the Giants to one run and five hits over 6 2/3 innings, lowering his earned-run average to 2.80 in the process....