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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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Triggs gem helps leads A’s to three game sweep of Orioles

BY STEVEN LUKE The Oakland Athletics beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 in a tight contest Sunday afternoon at the Coliseum. The win gave the A’s a three game sweep in record breaking fashion, striking out the most batters in Oakland history with 40 total whiffs in the series. Strikeouts were …

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Hundley, Giants end homestand with outburst against Padres

BY ANTHONY SOSA The San Francisco Giants capped off an impressive homestand with an offensive explosion on Wednesday as they took the rubber match against the San Diego Padres in a 9-4 victory. The Giants finished 7-3 during the home stand, winning all three of their series. Padres’ starter Clayton …

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Curry’s return helps boost Warriors past Pelicans to 2-0 lead

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Buoyed by the return of Steph Curry, the Golden State Warriors earned a hard fought 121-116 win over the New Orleans Pelicans at Oracle on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semi-final playoff series. It was their 14th consecutive playoff victory at …

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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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