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Giants huge sixth inning leads to another series win at home

BY ANTHONY SOSA The San Francisco Giants, backed by a five-run sixth inning outburst and a solid start from Derek Holland, took the rubber match against the Miami Marlins, 6-3, Wednesday at AT&T Park. The Giants have yet to lose any of their last eight home series, winning seven and …

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Pinder’s perfect day helps lift A’s and Manaea past Angels 6-4

BY ANTHONY SOSA The Oakland Athletics used a strong four-run sixth inning and a quality start from Sean Manaea to propel them to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday at the Oakland Coliseum. The A’s victory ended their four-game losing streak and also a six-game losing streak …

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A’s ride Montas season debut to series win against D-Backs, 2-1

BY STEVEN LUKE Making his 2018 season debut in the Majors, Frankie Montas held the Arizona Diamondbacks hitless through five innings and gave up only one run through six with seven strikeouts leading the Oakland Athletics to a 2-1 win Sunday afternoon. The win also gave the A’s the series …

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Obituary: William H. ‘Bill’ Wainwright (1942-2018)

Well-known Martinez resident William H. ‘Bill’ Wainwright passed away on May 19 at his home after a 15-month battle with brain cancer. He was 75 years-old. A memorial service will be held at Grace Episcopal Church on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Although Wainwright spent his earliest years away from Martinez, …

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Belt and Hundley’s clutch homers seal Giants victory against Rox

BY ANTHONY SOSA An explosive seventh inning, which included back-to-back home runs from Brandon Belt and Nick Hundley, capped off an exhilarating, back-and-forth battle that resulted in a 9-5 Giants victory over their division-rival Colorado Rockies Sunday afternoon at AT&T Park. The win earned the Giants a split of the …

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Suarez roughed up in first, Belt unhappy with ump in Giants loss

BY ANTHONY SOSA An early first-inning offensive outburst by the Cincinnati Reds proved to be too much for the San Francisco Giants to overcome and thus kept them from completing their second sweep of the season. The Reds salvaged the third game of the series by defeating the Giants 6-3, …

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Election Ballot Drop-Off Box Locations in Martinez Announced

The City of Martinez announced today that Contra Costa residents will find it easier to vote in the upcoming June 5th Primary Election, as the Contra Costa Elections Office and City Clerks countywide are providing convenient Vote By Mail drop-off locations, prior to and on Election Day. The election drop-off …

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