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Longoria, Blach lead resilient Giants past Dodgers 4-2

BY ANTHONY SOSA A clutch three-run home run by Evan Longoria in the bottom of the first inning and a solid start from Ty Blach helped the San Francisco Giants defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2, in front of an electric, sold-out crowd Sunday at AT&T Park. The victory secured …

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Warriors second quarter run sinks Pelicans in series opener

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Facing the same New Orleans Pelicans team that torched them for 126 points on the Oracle court just three weeks earlier, the Golden State Warriors rode a swarming defense and big game performances from their soon to be expanding cast of All-Stars to post an impressive 123-101 …

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Nationals jump the Shark, clobber Giants 15-2 behind Scherzer

BY ANTHONY SOSA A rough outing for San Francisco Giants’ starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija and a strong showing from the Washington Nationals’ offense proved too much for the Giants to complete a series sweep as they lost 15-2 Wednesday at AT&T Park. Despite the loss, the Giants still managed to …

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A’s wrap up strong home stand on winning note behind Davis blast

BY STEVEN LUKE After opening the home stand with his best outing of the season Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Daniel Mengden closed it out against the Boston Red Sox with another solid effort in a pitching duel with David Price. It was a 1-1 matchup between Mengden and the A’s …

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A’s Manaea dominates Red Sox in No-Hitter at Coliseum

BY ANTHONY SOSA In front of a crowd of 25,746, Oakland Athletics’ starting pitcher Sean Manaea pulled off one of the most impressive feats in baseball by throwing a no-hitter and striking out 10 against the team with the best record in the game, dominating the Boston Red Sox in …

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Warriors open title defense with dominating win against Spurs

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Bruised, battered and struggling at the end of the regular season, the Golden State Warriors opened defense of their NBA Championship with a workman like 113-92 wire to wire victory in the first game of their opening round Western Conference playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs …

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Giants offense wastes Suarez’s solid debut against D-Backs

BY ANTHONY SOSA With the San Francisco Giants losing Johnny Cueto to the DL due to an ankle injury, manager Bruce Bochy called on rookie left-hander Andrew Suarez to make his Major League debut on Wednesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Suarez responded by providing his skipper 5.1 solid innings, allowing …

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Giants Lose Pitching Duel to Kershaw and Dodgers in 10 Innings

BY ANTHONY SOSA After an exhilarating 5 hour and 16 minute, 14-inning affair last night, the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers followed it up with another extra inning game Sunday at AT&T Park. This time the late-inning heroics came for Los Angeles instead as pinch hitter Kyle Farmer …

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A’s split series with Texas, head out on first road trip

BY STEVEN LUKE The Oakland Athletics dropped the finale of their season opening home stand Thursday 6-3 to the Texas Rangers and sit at 3-5 on the season in spite of a gutsy performance by Daniel Mengden. It all fell off the rails early for the A’s and Mengden. He …

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