| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:19 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twenty-seven seasons after their first game together, Jim Leyland was in the dugout, Gene Lamont the third base coach's box.
Like spouses who gravitate to the far side of the house.
But the two baseball men had cause to talk...
| Oct 26, 2012
The hole has gotten bigger.
The San Francisco Giants defeated the Detroit Tigers 2-0 at AT&T Park to take a 2-0 series lead in the best-of-seven World Series.
Detroit had the first real chance to score in this game when Delmon Young hit a double down...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:09 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A Giant dose of small ball, and suddenly San Francisco finds itself in a most unique position -- way ahead in a postseason series.
Madison Bumgarner shut down the Detroit Tigers for seven innings, then the Giants took advantage of a...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:30 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Frost coming off their breath, Pablo Sandoval and the San Francisco Giants finished their workout at Comerica Park, headed back to the clubhouse and pulled off their hooded sweatshirts and parkas.
Halfway to a championship, they...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 3:44 PM
DETROIT — New on the job and with a potential playoff team on his hands, Brian Sabean went out to find as much pitching as he could. He targeted the team that had the most to give, and shocked the baseball world by landing Roberto Hernandez,...
| May 5, 2012
| 7:13 PM
When it comes to deciding who's going to play where defensively, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel has loads of flexibility.
Ty Wigginton can play first, second or third base. Laynce Nix can man left field or first. John Mayberry Jr. can go to any of the...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 10:49 PM
Felix Hernandez knew Sunday was going to be a good day when teammates urged him to go out to the dugout before his start because he had to see something.
Hernandez never disrupts his pregame clubhouse routine, but finally relented in time to go out and...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Ryan Zimmerman’s line drive to right-center kept going — and going and going — until it landed in the first row.
“I just thought it was a double,” the Washington Nationals third baseman said.
The way the Nationals are...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Major League Baseball-Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees, 6 p.m. (FXSP)
NHL Hockey-Playoffs, Nashville Predators at Detroit Red Wings, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN); Phoenix Coyotes at Chicago Blackhawks, 8 p.m. (CNBC)
NBA Basketball-Boston Celtics...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
For 17 seasons, Derek Jeter has been the best reason to keep believing in baseball.
His throwback approach has yielded daily excellence in the middle of the Yankees infield. He has kept life simple off the field, and that never seems to be a bad idea....
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Will we ever see the Giants coming?
The team Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy put together since saying goodbye to Barry Bonds is the only National League team to win the World Series twice within three seasons since the Big Red Machine, yet the Giants...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 5:34 PM
No. 13 Giants: 18th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Reds.
When it comes to winning games, Bruce Bochy does more with less. He wouldn't mind a little more relaxation.
With the dominant pitching staff built around Tim Lincecum, Matt...