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  • Miami Marlins' Logan Morrison a finalist for prestigious Hutch Award for community service

    I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field. Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...
  • Sandy Koufax strikes out 18 Giants

     
    In a five photo sequence, Dodgers' Sandy Koufax throws pitch during an 18-strike-out performance against the San Francisco Giants....
  • Lefty O'Doul's is the best baseball bar in San Francisco

    Lefty O'Doul's is the best baseball bar in San Francisco
    SAN FRANCISCO - When it comes to picking a spot to watch the World Series, San Francisco has bigger sports bars and louder sports bars. Sports bars with more wide-screen, high-definition TVs and with more recent memorabilia with signatures from Giants...
  • Baseball's Back -- Take A Swing At These

    As the unendurable monotony of the offseason ends, celebrate baseball's return with mental calisthenics. Everyone knows it was former Atlanta Manager Dave Bristol who said, "Only trouble I ever had with chewing tobacco was that the orthodontist said my...
  • World Series: Willie Mays to throw out first pitch

     
    The San Francisco Giants will honor arguably the greatest player in franchise history Wednesday, when Hall of Famer Willie Mays throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 of the World Series against the Texas Rangers. Mays will be......
  • A numbers game at Angels' camp

     
    You can't tell the players without a program this spring in Tempe, where a number of Angels players and coaches are wearing new numbers. Slugging first baseman Mark Trumbo started last spring wearing uniform No. 24, then changed to No.......
  • Dodgers Web musings: Fodder, Prince Fielder, slugger James Loney

     
    A look at the Dodgers and the web, including wild-shot relievers, Prince Fielder and slugging James Loney....
  • San Francisco Giants crush Philadelphia Phillies World Series hopes

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - San Francisco's in for a treat. The Giants are heading to the World Series. Juan Uribe hit a tiebreaking homer off Ryan Madson with two outs in the eighth inning and the Giants held off the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Saturday night...
  • Giants' Lincecum Settles Down To Take Game One

    Giants' Lincecum Settles Down To Take Game One
    Tim Lincecum spent all of August trying to figure things out. Come Game 1 of the World Series, it took the Giants ace only a couple of innings to steady himself. The Freak found a way in his most important outing yet, pitching San Francisco past the...
  • World Series Notebook

    World Series Notebook
    Texas closer Neftali Feliz saved more games this season than any rookie in baseball history. Now he's got another claim to fame: having saved the first World Series victory in franchise history. Feliz retired the San Francisco Giants in order in the...
  • Former Husky Lincecum Helps Giants to World Series Title

    Former Husky Lincecum Helps Giants to World Series Title
    The prize that eluded Willie and Barry at long last belongs to the San Francisco Giants, thanks to a band of self-described castoffs and misfits and their shaggy-haired ace.       Tim Lincecum, Edgar Renteria and the Giants won the World Series on...