| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:32 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- With three mighty swings, Pablo Sandoval put the San Francisco Giants ahead in this World Series and put himself in a class with Mr. October.
Sandoval hit three home runs and joined Reggie Jackson, Babe Ruth and Albert Pujols as the...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:19 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twenty-seven seasons after their first game together, Jim Leyland was in the dugout, Gene Lamont the third base coach's box.
Like spouses who gravitate to the far side of the house.
But the two baseball men had cause to talk...
| Oct 26, 2012
The hole has gotten bigger.
The San Francisco Giants defeated the Detroit Tigers 2-0 at AT&T Park to take a 2-0 series lead in the best-of-seven World Series.
Detroit had the first real chance to score in this game when Delmon Young hit a double down...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:09 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A Giant dose of small ball, and suddenly San Francisco finds itself in a most unique position -- way ahead in a postseason series.
Madison Bumgarner shut down the Detroit Tigers for seven innings, then the Giants took advantage of a...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:13 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Long ball one night, a Giant dose of small ball the next.
Two wins in two games and suddenly San Francisco doesn't need to dig itself out of a postseason hole for a change.
Madison Bumgarner shut down the Detroit Tigers for...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Rick Hahn and Dayton Moore know one of the biggest realities of baseball and wasted no time acting upon it.
If you're going to go to the playoffs, you better have a strong starting rotation.
Last year, eight of the 10 postseason teams were in the...
| May 29, 2012
| 10:38 PM
As Jason Vargas headed out of the dugout after being lifted in the seventh inning Tuesday with a one-run lead at Rangers Ballpark, the veteran lefty raised a plea for his teammates that was perfectly understandable for a pitcher whose offense has left him...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Tennis--French Open, 4 a.m. (ESPN2)
College Softball--World Series, South Florida vs. Oklahoma, Noon (ESPN2); Louisana State vs. California, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2); Tennessee vs. Alabama, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Oregon vs. Arizona State, 8:30 p.m....
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:14 PM
1. Rangers (1): Clinging to top spot a week ago, the Rangers added Roy Oswalt and played well in going 5-1 against the lowly Padres and Rockies. Could Yu Darvish share the All-Star clubhouse with Chicago car dealer C.J. Wilson?
2. Yankees (2): Boone...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 6:11 AM
MINNEAPOLIS — Joe Mauer will be representing the Minnesota Twins at the All-Star Game. Josh Willingham, however, might be the team’s most valuable player at this point.
He came through again in the clutch Sunday.
Trevor Plouffe homered...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 6:46 AM
DETROIT — Ron Gardenhire deflected credit on the night the Minnesota Twins gave their manager his 900th career victory.
Trevor Plouffe hit a two-run single, one of six singles during Minnesota’s four-run fourth inning, to help the Twins...