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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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Sand & Sandbag Pick-Up Locations Announced

The City of Martinez has designated the following four locations for the stockpiling of sand, and two locations with sand bags only for use by residents during heavy rains and or flooding: Nancy Boyd Park – Located on Pleasant Hill Rd E & Church St F Street- Located at the …

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Giants offense, Blach struggle in loss to Mariners in home opener

BY ANTHONY SOSA After managing to score just two runs in their previous four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, the San Francisco Giants put up four runs in Tuesday’s home opener but still fell to the Seattle Mariners 6-4 at AT&T Park. The Giants stumbled out of the gate …

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Angels phenom Ohtani shuts down A’s bats in pitching debut

BY STEVEN LUKE Forget April Fool’s day. Forget Easter. Sunday, April 1, 2018 in Oakland was Shohei Ohtani day at the expense of the Athletics. The right hander made his Major League pitching debut and lived up to the hype reaching 99mph on the gun repeatedly and making Oakland Athletics …

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K.D. and Draymond return, but Warriors stomped by young Bucks

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER It was supposed to be the beginning of a return to grace with healthy bodies, but it turned out to just be another sloppy loss punctuated by emotional outbursts and a highly questionable ejection as the Warriors skid continued with a 116-107 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks …

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A’s battle to season opening walk-off against Halo’s in 11th

BY STEVEN LUKE When your starter doesn’t have his best stuff you’ve got to battle to win, and that’s what both the A’s and Los Angeles Angels did on Thursday in Oakland. It wasn’t the Opening Day sell out you get at most stadiums, but the 27,764 fans in attendance …

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Samardzija shelved, but Stratton impresses in Giants Walk-Off

BY ANTHONY SOSA Jerry Sands didn’t enter the game until the eighth inning, but he came through with a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning during his only at-bat of the game to give the San Francisco Giants a 4-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on …

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Free Compost Giveaway & Styrofoam Collection for Residents

The City and Republic Services are excited to let residents share in the success of the Organics Recycling collection program by providing another free “Compost Giveaway” to be held on Saturday, March 24th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the Martinez Yacht Club at 111 Tarantino Drive. Just bring …

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Young A’s hoping to exploit powerful potential in 2018

BY STEVEN LUKE Expectations are low for the Oakland Athletics entering the 2018 season after back-to-back last place finishes, but a few key additions in the offseason and a young core could surprise the league. The 2017 season was not one that will be remembered for many Athletics fans, but …

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