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  • Giants hope Pagan is back soon rather than later

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - San Francisco Giants SAN FRANCISCO -- With the July 31 trade deadline approaching, the San Francisco Giants must decide if their chief need is a bat or an everyday center fielder. They hope Angel Pagan will help them...
  • Cervelli error gives Twins win over Yankees

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli made a throwing error in the 11th inning that allowed Josh Willingham to score from second base, giving the Minnesota Twins a 2-1 victory over New York. With the bases loaded, Trevor Plouffe hit a...
  • How did the San Francisco Giants suddenly become so vulnerable?

    What’s up with the San Francisco Giants? Lost in the euphoria of Clayton Kershaw’s no-hitter Wednesday was the fact that the 8-0 victory brought the Dodgers to within four games of the Giants in the National League West. On June 8, the...
  • California dreaming about October baseball

    The state of baseball is strong. The state of baseball is California. Never have four of the state's five major league teams qualified for the playoffs in the same year. But this could be the most golden of Octobers in the Golden State. ------------...
  • Matt Kemp, Hanley Ramirez each homer twice in Dodgers' 6-2 win

    Eighteen months ago, Matt Kemp did something at Dodger Stadium he was supposed to do, that he did fairly routinely. He hit a home run. This is the stunning thing, though: That was the last time he hit a homer at Chavez Ravine, or at least it was until...
  • Giants score 3-2 win in 12th off Brandon League

    Maybe it just had to be a taxing loss. In a game that took nearly five hours, went 12 innings and used 15 pitchers, the Giants kept wasting scoring opportunities until they finally found their way to Dodgers reliever Brandon League. Then they...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu stays perfect on the road in Dodgers' 2-1 victory

    Next time Hyun-Jin Ryu starts at home, disguise Dodger Stadium. Put a giant Coke bottle beyond left field. Add a pool in center. Slap Petco Park signs in the dugout or something. Anything to make Ryu believe he’s pitching on the road, where...
  • Dodgers lose to Giants, 8-4, in home opener

    Dodgers lose to Giants, 8-4, in home opener
    Final: Giants 8, Dodgers 4 It was a rough day for the Dodgers. It started with an upset Matt Kemp, a late and benched Yasiel Puig, and two two innings that more resembled a blooper rather than a highlight reel. Balls were bobbled and lost in the sun....
  • Are the Dodgers not fully ready to play?

    Are the Dodgers not fully ready to play?
    Considering the season is only a little more than a month old, the Dodgers went into their series opener against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday with an unusual sense of urgency. A day that ended with the Giants scoring twice in the 10th inning...
  • Josh Beckett still looking for first win with Dodgers

    Josh Beckett still looking for first win with Dodgers
    ON THE MOUND: Josh Beckett remains in search of his first victory, as he made another solid start for which he wasn't rewarded. Beckett limited the Giants to one run and five hits over 6 2/3 innings, lowering his earned-run average to 2.80 in the process....
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Last week's rankings in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games: 1. DETROIT: Tigers start May off by winning 6 of 8 as Martinez, Cabrera combine to hit .338 with 5 HRs, 16 RBIs (1) 2. SAN FRANCISCO: Giants lose top power threat Brandon Belt...
  • Anger flashes from both sides during Giants' 3-1 win over Dodgers

    It’s not so nasty anymore, this rivalry. Still there, certainly, but in recent years Dodgers-Giants games have become an almost polite rivalry. The roots run very deep, however, and Friday night the rivalry was freshened up a tad, intentionally or...