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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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Oakland A’s and San Francisco Giants Open Baseball Season

April 1, 2013 | 11:00 am

Oakland A’s and San Francisco Giants Open Baseball Season

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Baseball swings back to major league parks around the country on Monday, including the Bay Area. The Giants open on the road Monday afternoon against the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The A’s open at home in Oakland against the Seattle Mariners. In observance of the A’s home opener, the City of Oakland has declared April 1 […]

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March 8, 2013 | 10:42 am

Sergio Romo Hammered in World Baseball Classic

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It’s been just 18 weeks since Sergio Romo blew a fastball past the Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera in the bottom on the 9th in Game 4 of the World Series, striking him out and earning a win for the Giants.

But when he took the mound for the Mexico team in the World Baseball Classic Thursday, he struggled. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Romo threw 26 “high-intensity pitches” before giving up a two-run double to Anthony Rizzo, the Cubs first baseman, (playing for Italy) and got the 6-5 loss.

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As Voting Opens, Barry Bonds Pleads Case for Hall of Fame

November 28, 2012 | 2:55 pm

As Voting Opens, Barry Bonds Pleads Case for Hall of Fame

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Today is the first day that members of the Baseball Writers Association of American can vote for the Class of 2013 inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame — and it’s likely to be one of the most polarizing debates since the days of Pete Rose. It’s the first time that former Giants slugger Barry […]

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Giants Get Record $377,003 Bonus Pay for World Series

November 26, 2012 | 10:30 am

Giants Get Record $377,003 Bonus Pay for World Series

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Each player on the San Francisco Giants got a bonus for winning the World Series. This year, the payment — which is based on a percentage of income from tickets sold to World Series games — set a record: $377,003 per player. The Associated Press has the story: NEW YORK (AP) — A full postseason […]

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Buster Posey Wins NL Most Valuable Player Award

November 15, 2012 | 3:33 pm

Buster Posey Wins NL Most Valuable Player Award

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NEW YORK (AP) — Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera won the American League’s Most Valuable Player award on Thursday after becoming baseball’s first Triple Crown winner in 45 years, and San Francisco’s Buster Posey was voted the National League honor. Cabrera received 22 of 28 first-place votes and 362 points from the AL panel of Baseball Writers’ […]

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