| Apr 15, 2015
| 6:20 PM
CAPITOLA, Calif. Bryan Stow stands on a deck in his backyard. Using his left hand to balance his 250-pound frame on a walker, he wraps his right hand around a baseball and unleashes a pitch with all his might.
"Perfect just like that," says his father...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 8:50 PM
SAN DIEGO Unless a certain team in Chavez Ravine gets a wild notion to pack up and move to Jacksonville, the Padres never can claim to be the Giants' archrivals.
But if the first meeting between the clubs is any indication, the Padres will be one heck of...
| Apr 7, 2015
PHOENIX Madison Bumgarner rubbed up one baseball after another, shrinking them down to the size of eggs in his meaty hands. He stepped on the rubber with that doleful look of his and kept busting those mule-kicking cutters on the hands of opposing...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Hundreds of front-office executives, managers, coaches and scouts will descend upon San Diego this week for Major League Baseball's annual winter meetings, all with the singular purpose of molding their teams into World Series contenders.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:50 PM
Eric Hosmer is eager to see what makes San Francisco's waterfront ballpark unique.
“I know absolutely nothing,” the Kansas City first baseman said. “I've heard nothing but good things about it, the atmosphere and the energy the crowd...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 11:22 PM
The third baseman was throwing up before the game. The right fielder was leading a group hug. The manager, as stoic as stoic gets, took off his cap and slammed it to the ground when the game did not go his team's way.
Those were your victors.
| Oct 26, 2014
| 11:31 PM
Madison Bumgarner did all he could do to clinch being selected the most valuable player of the World Series. Two games, two victories, one run and, in the last game here this season, one loud “M-V-P” chant from the home fans.
For the San...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:44 PM
They made a mockery out of the home-field advantage. They finished six games out of first place. Their best player was missing in action during the World Series.
Yeah, all that and $8 will get you a bunch of garlic fries at AT&T Park — the home of...
| 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 22, 2014
| 8:37 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Salvador Perez hit a two-run double and Omar Infante belted a two-run homer in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 11:15 PM
The manager walked to the mound to remove the pitcher. An umpire escorted the pitcher back to the dugout.
That was the lingering image of a weird confrontation during Game 2 of the World Series. The Kansas City Royals had just awakened themselves from...