| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
By J. McCarthy ---------------------------------------
San Francisco is 0-6 in Tim Lincecum's last 6 starts as an underdog. The Giants are 2-10 their last 12 Wednesday...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez, a 23-year-old Venezuelan in his third major league season, pitched the third no-hitter of the season in a thrilling 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday in Miami.
Alvarez was in the on-deck circle in...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:14 PM
Three games to go before the regular season ends for the Dodgers, their focus turns completely to the playoffs, and still the questions mount?
On the same day the Dodgers said Andre Ethier was unlikely to play during the season’s final weekend,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — In the hours leading up to the Dodgers' 3-2 defeat to the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, Manager Don Mattingly reminded his team's supporters that baseball was a game and nothing more.
Like many of his players, Mattingly woke up...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:05 PM
ST. LOUIS — This was baseball the old-fashioned way. None of this nonsense about a quality start. None of this feel-good stuff about keeping your team in the ballgame.
These were two of the finest pitchers in baseball taking the reins and not...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Tim Lincecum pitched a no-hitter last season.
That apparently was enough for the San Francisco Giants to reward him with two-year, $35-million contract through the 2015 season.
Either that or the Giants management was stuck in some sort of time warp...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
September has been a cruel, frightening month for the Rangers and Rays, who held their ground in a terrific series last week at Tropicana Field. But all of the angst could wash away easily in October.
Since spring training, the Rays and Rangers have...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 10:39 PM
Tim Lincecum pitched his first career no-hitter and the second in the majors in 11 days, a gem saved by a spectacular diving catch by right fielder Hunter Pence in the San Francisco Giants' 9-0 win over the last-place San Diego Padres on Saturday night....
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Whether by injury or ineffectiveness, nearly all fantasy owners have gaps in their lineups that need to be plugged. Staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at a few players who can be cheap solutions.
New York Mets | SP
Talk about taking a...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:05 PM
President Obama honored the San Francisco Giants’ 2012 World Series championship on Monday, saying the team is “making this a habit.”
The Giants won their second world championship in three years in October, beating the Detroit...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Major League Baseball's All-Star Game is one of those things that have become much more about the pre-event hype than the event itself.
It has become much more interesting to talk to about who should be playing in the game — like the Dodgers'...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:48 PM
The beating the Dodgers took Saturday at Dodger Stadium wasn’t as bad as the one Canelo Alvarez got in Las Vegas. It was worse.
Historically bad, in fact, with the Giants setting a Dodger Stadium record for runs in a 19-3 rout. The...