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  • Best numbers of young season? San Francisco Giants are a crummy 4-10

    Best numbers of young season? San Francisco Giants are a crummy 4-10
    Our parents taught as young children never to kick anyone when they’re down, unless it’s the San Francisco Giants. Then, have at it. So forgive the gleefulness here, but seriously, how do you plummet so miserably in one off-season? It’...
  • Baseball notes: Giants put pitcher Matt Cain on disabled list

    Baseball notes: Giants put pitcher Matt Cain on disabled list
    The San Francisco Giants placed right-hander Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday because of a flexor tendon strain in his right forearm. Cain, 30, will return to San Francisco for further evaluation after an MRI exam revealed the strain, the...
  • Padres positioned to make big noise in NL West after whirlwind winter

    Padres positioned to make big noise in NL West after whirlwind winter
    These should be the big, bold, brash San Diego Padres. They always could pitch. Now they can hit. Now they can win. You do not import an entire outfield of sluggers — Matt Kemp, Wil Myers and Justin Upton — and talk gingerly of hoping to...
  • Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy trusts front office brain power

    Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy trusts front office brain power
    Even before Brandon McCarthy had any inkling he might sign with the Dodgers, he was intrigued when they hired Andrew Friedman to be their president of baseball operations. McCarthy's curiosity increased when the analytically-inclined Friedman added Farhan...
  • Haren's effectiveness doesn't hinge on velocity

    Haren's effectiveness doesn't hinge on velocity
    — As recently as 2008 Dan Haren threw 96 mph. He no longer has that in his back pocket, but what he does have continues to do the job. Like just about every other guy who makes his living 60-feet, 6-inches from home plate, Haren has lost...
  • Nats' Scherzer faces new pressures

    Washington's star-studded rotation reports to Florida. Matt Harvey continues his comeback with the Mets. Russell Martin gets a closer look at Toronto's pitching staff. While much of the Northeast and Midwest navigates bitter cold and piles of snow,...
  • Springing forward to Florida and Arizona for baseball training camps

    Springing forward to Florida and Arizona for baseball training camps
    Before the San Francisco Giants enjoyed their third parade in five years, before a Chevrolet executive memorably advised World Series most valuable player Madison Bumgarner he had won a truck equipped with "technology and stuff," before the "Mad Bum"...
  • History says $100 million pitchers must produce results fast

    History says $100 million pitchers must produce results fast
    Max Scherzer and Jon Lester might as well have neon-green dollar signs stamped all over their uniforms and caps when spring training opens next week. Their careers were redefined this offseason when they joined baseball's elite echelon of $100 million...
  • Ryan Vogelsong, Giants agree to $4 million, 1-year deal

    Ryan Vogelsong, Giants agree to $4 million, 1-year deal
    SAN FRANCISCO — Free agent right-hander Ryan Vogelsong reached agreement Friday on a $4 million, one-year deal to stay with the San Francisco Giants. Vogelsong, a former Kutztown University and Iron Pigs pitcher, passed a physical and reached...
  • Jon Lester would further solidify solid Cubs staff

     Jon Lester would further solidify solid Cubs staff
    PHOENIX — After grooming Ben Cherington replace him eventually with the Red Sox, Cubs President Theo Epstein goes head-to-head against his one-time protege for the first time since both interviewed Dale Sveum for their manager openings three years...
  • Interest in Jon Lester reaching new heights

    Interest in Jon Lester reaching new heights
    Judging from the various degrees of interest, the only stress free agent left-hander Jon Lester will encounter will be saying ‘’no thanks’’ to the teams he’ll turn down. The interest in Lester, 30, has swelled and become...