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Lawyers: Baseball Officials Formally Rejected Oakland A’s Move to San Jose

December 7, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Lawyers: Baseball Officials Formally Rejected Oakland A’s Move to San Jose

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A surprise claim from baseball lawyers: A’s proposed relocation was officially rejected in June.

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Labor Dept. Investigating S.F. Giants Over Pay Practices — Again

October 25, 2013 | 6:40 pm

Labor Dept. Investigating S.F. Giants Over Pay Practices — Again

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While focus is on the Giants, Major League Baseball is urged to address problem in all of its clubs.

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San Francisco Giants Re-Sign Pitcher Tim Lincecum

October 22, 2013 | 3:26 pm

San Francisco Giants Re-Sign Pitcher Tim Lincecum

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Former Cy Young Award winner will take a pay cut in two-year contract reportedly worth $35 million.

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Class Act: Barry Zito’s Farewell to San Francisco Giants Fans

October 14, 2013 | 6:39 pm

Class Act: Barry Zito’s Farewell to San Francisco Giants Fans

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After seven years marked mostly by disappointment and criticism, the departing pitcher offers thanks.

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Barry Bonds’ Conviction for Obstruction of Justice Upheld

September 13, 2013 | 9:00 am

Barry Bonds’ Conviction for Obstruction of Justice Upheld

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Appeals panel rules conviction can stand for factually true statements intended to mislead or evade.

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San Francisco Giants Pay Back Wages, Damages to Underpaid Staffers

August 30, 2013 | 8:14 am

San Francisco Giants Pay Back Wages, Damages to Underpaid Staffers

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U.S. Department of Labor probe found some workers in the Giants’ clubhouse were making far below the minimum wage.

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Major League Baseball Asks Court to Toss San Jose’s Lawsuit Over Oakland A’s

August 8, 2013 | 6:00 am

Major League Baseball Asks Court to Toss San Jose’s Lawsuit Over Oakland A’s

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There’s an acronym popular among baseball fans on social media, TOOTBLAN.  It stands for Thrown Out On The Basepaths Like A Nincompoop — what happens when a runner misjudges the amount of time he has to scramble onto a base before the opposing team sees what he’s doing and tags him out. If Major League […]

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The Oakland A’s and the Coliseum–the Past, the Present, and the Future

July 22, 2013 | 6:11 pm

The Oakland A’s and the Coliseum–the Past, the Present, and the Future

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The Bay Area is one of just four metro areas across the United States blessed with not one but two major league baseball teams (five, if you count Washington, D.C., and Baltimore as a single metro area). That means we have two teams to root for—odds are at least one of them won’t stink in […]

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The 2013 Giants Win With Their Bats, Not Just Their Arms

May 13, 2013 | 10:59 am

The 2013 Giants Win With Their Bats, Not Just Their Arms

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It’s axiomatic that the defending world champion San Francisco Giants are “built on pitching.” Their five starters – Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner, Tim Lincecum, Barry Zito and Ryan Vogelsong – have been among the best in the major leagues over the past three years. And their relief pitchers have been equally impressive. Meanwhile, until this […]

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April 5, 2013 | 5:53 pm

Photos: Giants Baseball Comes Home

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By Sammy Brenner and Gina Scialabba The San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0 Friday afternoon, in the Giants first home game of the season. Fans bleeding team colors came out to AT&T Park.

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