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  • • Giants Notes: Ruf, Pence, Dubon
    Darin Ruf’s loud bat is making a play for a roster spot in San Francisco, per John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle. Ruff, 33, made major-league appearances for five consecutive seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies from 2012 to 2016, totaling 833 plate appearances. He was mostly used as a pinch-hitting option off the bench…...2020
  • • Jesus Luzardo Tests Positive For Coronavirus
    Athletics left-hander Jesus Luzardo has tested positive for the coronavirus, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports (Twitter links). He’ll go into self isolation and need a pair of negative tests, separated by at least 24 hours, before he can return to the team. Fortunately, Luzardo tells Slusser that he’s “feeling good” and “ready to…...2020
  • • Athletics Sign Tyler Soderstrom
    The Athletics have announced a deal with top pick Tyler Soderstrom. It includes a $3.3MM signing bonus, Jim Callis of MLB.com reports (via Twitter). The San Francisco Chronicle’s Susan Slusser reported yesterday that Soderstrom would sign today and is expected to be added to Oakland’s 60-player pool. Also going under contract was fifth rounder Stevie Emanuels. The University…...2020
  • • Giants Release, Re-Sign Four Players
    As a procedural move, the Giants have released Pablo Sandoval, Trevor Cahill, Yolmer Sanchez, and Billy Hamilton, reports Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. Not to worry, though: all four are expected to re-sign with the team on new minor league contracts and join the Giants for renewed Spring Training. Evidently, these roster moves…...2020
  • • Quick Hits: Fans In Stands, Red Sox, Marlins, Cardinals
    Major League Baseball will allow its teams to decide whether they’ll allow fans in the stands this season “based on local, state ordinances and procedures,” Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle tweets. Schulman expresses doubt that either the Giants or Athletics will play in front of fans in their stadiums in 2020, though. It…...2020
  • • A’s To Begin Negotiations To Fully Purchase Oakland Coliseum Site
    In the latest wrinkle in the Athletics’ quest to build a new ballpark, Oakland’s City Council decided in a “nearly unanimous” vote Thursday to start negotiations about selling the city’s half of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum site to the team, Phil Matier of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The A’s already own the other half…...2020
  • • REPORT: Warriors’ detailed plan for 2020 top pick, revealed
    The Golden State Warriors are one of the three teams that will have the best odds to get the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft since they had the worst record in the league in 2019-20. With that said, according to Connor Letourneau of The San Francisco Chronicle, the Warriors’ front office […] The post REPORT: Warriors’ detailed plan for 2020 top pick, revealed appeared fi...2020
  • • Quick Hits: A’s, Phillies, Yankees, Mets
    Checking in on a few MLB teams… Athletics owner John J. Fisher made the widely panned decision last week to stop paying minor leaguers at the end of May. Industry sources told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle they’re of the belief that “the front office was tremendously disappointed” in A’s ownership’s call. It’s…...2020
  • • Stanford Study Shows Low Prevalence Of COVID-19 Among MLB Employees
    A University of Stanford study of 5,603 MLB employees showed that 0.7% tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, reports Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. 60 people tested positive, but that number was adjusted to account for the possibility of false positives/negatives. There have been no deaths among that group. The study, conducted in mid-April,…...2020
  • • Report: Warriors Have Been ‘Preparing For Years’ To Acquire Giannis Antetokounmpo
    The Warriors have reportedly been “preparing for years” to make a bid for Giannis Antetokounmpo should the Bucks superstar decide he wants to leave Milwaukee. According to Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle, the Warriors believe they have the assets and flexibility to pull off a mega-deal for Giannis. According to a league source, […] The post Report: Warriors Have ...2020

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Francisco Chronicle injury and suspension

  • • Tyler Beede Diagnosed With Flexor Strain, UCL Sprain
    3:38pm: Beede tells reporters that his UCL is 75 percent intact and that he’s not expecting surgery at this time (Twitter link via Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle). 3:08pm: The Giants announced Wednesday that an MRI on right-hander Tyler Beede revealed a flexor strain and a sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament in…...2020
  • • Daniel Mengden Undergoes Elbow Surgery
    Athletics right-hander Daniel Mengden underwent arthroscopic surgery on his pitching elbow Monday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Mengden will miss at least two months as a result, making it likely he’ll begin the season on the 60-day injured list, according to Slusser. The 26-year-old Mengden divided last season between the A’s and…...2020
  • • A's righty Daniel Mengden undergoes elbow surgery
    Athletics right-hander Daniel Mengden underwent arthroscopic surgery on his pitching elbow Monday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Mengden will miss at least two months, making it likely he’ll begin the season on the 60-day injured list, according to Slusser. Mengden, 26, split last season between the A’s and their Triple-A affiliate in Las Vegas, totaling 13 appearances for ...2020
  • • Joe Staley was motivated to show he’s still got it after taking criticism following Seattle loss
    San Francisco 49ers left tackle Joe Staley didn’t appreciate being written off after a lackluster showing in his first game back from injury against the Seattle Seahawks in November. According to Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle, Staley was angered by the criticism of his play as Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney had a [more]...2020
  • • 49ers RB Tevin Coleman 'good to go' for Super Bowl LIV
    Incredibly, less than two weeks after suffering a gnarly dislocated shoulder in the NFC Championship Game, Tevin Coleman will play in Super Bowl LIV. Head coach Kyle Shanahan said that Coleman, along with safety Jaquiski Tartt and linebacker Kwon Alexander, will “be good to go” for the big game, per Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle. Coleman has been rehabbing hard ever since being carted...2020
  • • Report: Stephen Curry nude photo leak is a hoax
    After social media lit up with alleged nude photos of Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry, it now appears that the photos are a hoax. According to The San Francisco Chronicle, team sources indicated the photo is not of Curry whatsoever. The agent for the three-time NBA champion and two-time NBA MVP also confirmed the photos aren’t of Curry, per The Daily Mail. Not much has gone right f...2019
  • • Did Lamar Jackson wear white sleeves, glove in response to Tim Ryan comments?
    Lamar Jackson had yet another big game for the Baltimore Ravens, and he seemed to make a very specific point during the win. During the first half of the game, Jackson was wearing white sleeves and even had a white glove on his left hand. Why was that significant? San Francisco 49ers radio analyst Tim Ryan said during the week that the Niners had trouble picking up the football out of Jackson’s ha...2019
  • • 49ers suspend radio broadcaster Tim Ryan over Lamar Jackson comment
    San Francisco 49ers color commentator Tim Ryan has been suspended for one game after suggesting that Lamar Jackson is good at faking handoffs because of “dark skin with a dark football.” Ryan made the comments in a Monday appearance on KNBR’s “Murph and Mac” when analyzing Jackson’s performance in Sunday’s Baltimore Ravens victory. Ryan said, via Matthias Gafni and Lauren Hernandez of the San Fran...2019
  • • AL West Notes: Manaea, Ohtani, Sadzeck
    Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea, already reported to be “well ahead of schedule” in his rehab from shoulder surgery, has taken another step forward, reports Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle (Twitter link). Manaea has begun throwing from 90 feet and has already had multiple throwing sessions from that distance. While the Athletics initially feared…...2019
  • • Sean Manaea targeting All-Star break for return to A's
    Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea, already reported to be “well ahead of schedule” in his rehab from shoulder surgery, has taken another step forward, reports Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle (Twitter link). Manaea has begun throwing from 90 feet and has already had multiple throwing sessions from that distance. While the Athletics initially feared that their top starter would miss the...2019

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Francisco Chronicle trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Athletics Sign Tyler Soderstrom
    The Athletics have announced a deal with top pick Tyler Soderstrom. It includes a $3.3MM signing bonus, Jim Callis of MLB.com reports (via Twitter). The San Francisco Chronicle’s Susan Slusser reported yesterday that Soderstrom would sign today and is expected to be added to Oakland’s 60-player pool. Also going under contract was fifth rounder Stevie Emanuels. The University…...2020
  • • Giants Release, Re-Sign Four Players
    As a procedural move, the Giants have released Pablo Sandoval, Trevor Cahill, Yolmer Sanchez, and Billy Hamilton, reports Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle. Not to worry, though: all four are expected to re-sign with the team on new minor league contracts and join the Giants for renewed Spring Training. Evidently, these roster moves…...2020
  • • Warriors reportedly not high on LaMelo Ball, James Wiseman in draft
    The Golden State Warriors are in the unique position of likely landing a top draft pick to add to their talented core. It sounds like they’re going to be very picky about what they do with it. According to Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle, the Warriors “aren’t believed to be high” on guard LaMelo Ball or center James Wiseman. These two players are regarded as two of the three best ...2020
  • • West Notes: Shark, Lamb, Peacock
    Let’s check in on a trio of teams from the game’s West divisions… Giants right-hander Jeff Samardzija looks like a potential trade candidate for the club, considering they’re unlikely to contend in 2020 and he’s in the final year of his contract. Samardzija told John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle that he hopes to…...2020
  • • Pitcher Jeff Samardzija emphasizes his loyalty to the Giants
    San Francisco Giants right-hander Jeff Samardzija looks like a potential trade candidate considering the Giants are unlikely to contend in 2020 and he’s in the final year of his contract.  Samardzija told John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle that he hopes to remain with the Giants. “The way I look at it, you look to put yourself and the team in the best situation going forward,” he said. “Obvi...2020
  • • NL West Notes: Yolmer, Ray, MadBum, Saunders, Cordero
    Before signing a minor league deal with the Giants, Yolmer Sanchez turned down some MLB contract offers from other teams, the second baseman told Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle.  His decision was partly for financial reasons — the other offers promised him guaranteed money but less than the $2.5MM Sanchez will make if…...2020
  • • Giants' Yolmer Sanchez turned down more lucrative offers to compete for everyday role
    Before signing a minor-league deal with the Giants, Yolmer Sanchez turned down some MLB contract offers from other teams, the second baseman told Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle.  His decision was partly for financial reasons — the other offers promised him guaranteed money but less than the $2.5M Sanchez will make if he cracks the Giants’ roster — and partly for opportunity-based re...2020
  • • Roster for next Red Sox manager will be very different
    The Red Sox don’t have a manager at the moment, but the person who lands the job will oversee a much different roster than the one previous skipper Alex Cora had in 2019. There’s no more Mookie Betts or David Price, both traded to the Dodgers on Tuesday. Nevertheless, the Red Sox have been working to find a replacement for Cora since his ouster a couple weeks ago. Athletics quality control coach M...2020
  • • Kevon Looney probable to return for Warriors tonight
    Warriors center Kevon Looney, who has missed 18 games with an abdominal strain, is set to return to the lineup tonight in a tilt against the Cavaliers, according to Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle. Slater reports that Looney will be coming off the bench in his return, and will be restricted to a 20-minute limit. Looney has averaged 2.6 PPG and 2.9 RPG in just 10.5 minutes over 10 ...2020
  • • San Francisco Giants expect to make outfield additions
    Although the Giants’ outfield ended the 2019 campaign a lowly 22nd in WAR and 28th in wRC+, the club hasn’t made any notable moves to upgrade the area since then. But president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi believes that will change before spring training opens, as he told John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle. “I would still expect us to add one or two players to the outfield mix before ...2020

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  • • Khris Davis seeking extension with Athletics
    The Athletics are holding extension talks with slugger Khris Davis, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Per the report, “numerous talks” have already taken place between the Oakland brass and Octagon agent Lou Nero.Despite the evident mutual interest, Slusser indicates that it’s far from clear whether anything will get done. The length of a potential contract is an obvious s...2018
  • • Santiago Casilla to A's: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction
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  • • Rajai Davis to A's: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction
    2017

Francisco Chronicle kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • NL Notes: Crawford, Kim, Mikolas, Cecil, Johnson
    Brandon Crawford gave the San Francisco Chronicle’s John Shea a rundown of his daily routine, as the Giants shortstop is busy balancing his time with his wife and four young children alongside workouts and engaging in whatever baseball activities he can manage from his house.  On this particular day, for example, Crawford and the Giants’…...2020
  • • Kyle Shanahan’s wife won’t let him change hat with tiny logo
    NFL coaches have the ability to get their hands on any piece of team swag imaginable with a simple request to an equipment manager, and that is why it is so puzzling that Kyle Shanahan chooses to wear a hat that looks like it was designed on some bootleg merchandise website. As it turns out, the San Francisco 49ers head coach has continued to wear the hat out of superstition. Just not his own. Sha...2020
  • • Steph Curry nude photos are ‘absolutely’ not real, agent says
    A series of photos that claimed to show Stephen Curry nude were leaked on Friday morning, but the Golden State Warriors and the star's agent deny the images are of him. A Warriors source told Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle that the photos leaked on Twitter are “of course” not of Curry. Alex Raskin of The Daily Mail also says he was told by Curry’s agent that Curry is not the pers...2019
  • • Athletics extend Khris Davis through 2021
    Oakland fans have cause to celebrate. The Athletics announced Thursday that they’ve extended designated hitter/outfielder Khris Davis through the 2021 season. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports (via) that Davis will earn $16.75M in each year of the contract, meaning he’ll take home $33.5M in new money over the next two campaigns. Davis, an Octagon client, would have been eligible...2019
  • • California Notes: Giants, Baer, A’s, Lucroy, Angels, Dodgers
    A few items from the Golden State… Giants officials have taken time this weekend to discuss how to proceed with CEO Larry Baer, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle hears. After Baer was involved in a public altercation with his wife on Friday, it’s possible the Giants will have him temporarily give up day-to-day…...2019
  • • Giants may have Baer temporarily give up day-to-day control of the franchise
    A few items from the Golden State… Giants officials have taken time this weekend to discuss how to proceed with CEO Larry Baer, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle hears. After Baer was involved in a public altercation with his wife on Friday, it’s possible the Giants will have him temporarily give up day-to-day control of the franchise and replace him with an in-house executive, Schulma...2019
  • • Giants CEO Larry Baer Involved In Public Altercation With His Wife
    Giants chief executive officer Larry Baer was involved in an altercation with Pam Baer, his wife, earlier today at a downtown San Francisco public plaza, Matthias Gafni and Evan Sernoffsky of the San Francisco Chronicle report.  Video of the incident was captured by a bystander, and was made public by TMZ Sports (links to the…...2019
  • • Giants CEO Larry Baer issues statement on physical altercation with wife
    Giants chief executive officer Larry Baer was involved in an altercation with Pam Baer, his wife, on Friday at a downtown San Francisco public plaza, Matthias Gafni and Evan Sernoffsky of the San Francisco Chronicle report. Video of the incident was captured by a bystander and made public by TMZ Sports. Both of the Baers commented on the situation to the Chronicle. Pam Baer described the incident ...2019
  • • Giants CEO knocks wife down during argument
    A video shows Giants team president and CEO Larry Baer knocking his wife to the ground during a fight over a cellphone Friday. Baer told the San Francisco Chronicle that the incident stemmed from "an unfortunate public argument."...2019
  • • Report: 49ers LB Reuben Foster arrested on domestic violence charge
    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has reportedly been arrested in Florida and was charged with domestic violence battery on Saturday night. Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle provided the details of this disturbing arrest. "Foster, 24, was arrested at 9:10 p.m. local time and booked into jail at 11:11 p.m., according to an arrest report from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Dep...2018

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  • • Report: Warriors Have Been ‘Preparing For Years’ To Acquire Giannis Antetokounmpo
    2020
  • • Shootaround (April 24) -- Kevin Durant still questionable for Game 4
    No. 1: Durant still questionable for Game 4 -- Given their druthers, the Golden State Warriors would always prefer to have All-Star forward and former NBA MVP Kevin Durant in their lineup. That wasn't the case on Saturday, as Durant sat out a Game 3 comeback win with a left calf strain. As a closeout Game 4 tonight looms (10:30 ET, TNT), the Warriors may again be without Durant, writes Connor Leto...2017
  • • Shootaround (March 9) -- Fourth-quarter offensive woes return for Golden State Warriors
    No. 1: Fourth-quarter issues sting Warriors again -- The Golden State Warriors offense -- with or without Kevin Durant in the lineup -- is a force to be reckoned with. Yet even their stunning scoring ability has its weaknesses, which, of late has been found as the game wears on. Last night's loss to the visiting Boston Celtics was no different from the recent trend, writes Connor Letourneau of the...2017
  • • Rangers To Acquire Matt Moore
    The Rangers have a deal in place to acquire lefty Matt Moore from the Giants, according to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle (Twitter link). The specific return isn’t known, but it’s said to consist of prospects. Physicals must be completed before the swap will be made official. With the move, the Giants have…...2017
  • • Oakland A’s support catcher Bruce Maxwell kneeling during national anthem
    MLB has its first national anthem kneeler. Oakland A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell knelt during the national anthem played before Saturday’s A’s-Rangers game in Oakland. Maxwell is African-American, and despite kneeling, the San Francisco Chronicle describes him as very patriotic. You can see he held his cap over his heart for the anthem. His father was in the Army. Maxwell appeared to be moved to k...2017
  • • Athletics Interested In Jed Lowrie
    Second baseman Jed Lowrie is only a year removed from leaving the Athletics for the Mets in free agency, but the A’s are now interested in bringing him back via trade, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. However, for that to happen, the Mets would have eat the majority of Lowrie’s $10MM salary…...2019
  • • Shootaround (May 16) -- MRI reveals no structural damage to Andre Iguodala's knee
    No. 1 Reports: Iguodala questionable for Game 2 -- The San Antonio Spurs will be without their star small forward, Kawhi Leonard, for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals tonight (9 ET, ESPN). One of the players tasked with guarding Leonard and the Spurs' other wing players, Golden State's Andre Iguodala, is questionable with an injury of his own. Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicl...2017
  • • Athletics To Acquire Tony Kemp
    The Athletics have acquired infielder/outfielder Tony Kemp in a trade with the Cubs, reports Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle (Twitter links). He’s just one name involved in a multiplayer trade, per Slusser. Kemp, 28, appeared in 110 games between the Astros and Cubs in 2019, going from the former to the latter in exchange…...2020
  • • Giants Nearing Trade To Clear Payroll Space
    The Giants are nearing a significant swap that will open up payroll space, according to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle (via Twitter). The pact will involve either or both of lefty Matt Moore and outfielder Hunter Pence. Details of the arrangement — including the prospective trade partner — aren’t yet known. But Shea…...2017
  • • 49ers potential victory parade will be in San Francisco
    The San Francisco 49ers stand one victory away from their first championship in 25 years. If that victory comes to pass, the celebration for that win will be in downtown San Francisco. According to Scott Ostler of the San Francisco Chronicle, former Mayor Willie Brown said that the parade to honor the team will be [more]...2020

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  • • Giants Option Shaun Anderson, Steven Duggar To Triple-A
    The Giants have optioned right-hander Shaun Anderson and outfielder Steven Duggar to Triple-A Sacramento, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic was among those to report. President of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said neither player positioned himself in spring training to make the Giants’ Opening Day roster, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle relays. The 25-year-old…...2020
  • • Giants option RHP Shaun Anderson, CF Steven Duggar to Triple-A
    The Giants have optioned right-hander Shaun Anderson and outfielder Steven Duggar to Triple-A Sacramento, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic was among those to report. President of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said neither player positioned himself in spring training to make the Giants’ Opening Day roster, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle relays. The 25-year-old Anderson got off to a...2020
  • • Giants reliever Tony Watson not concerned about shoulder tightness
    Giants reliever Tony Watson has been dealing with shoulder tightness this spring, but on Monday the left-hander said "It’s nothing I’m concerned about,” via John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle.  Watson, who threw his second bullpen session in three days on Monday, expects he’ll be set to go for the beginning of the regular season. However, it’s unknown when he’ll be ready to appear in a sprin...2020
  • • Pitcher Jeff Samardzija emphasizes his loyalty to the Giants
    2020
  • • Kevon Looney probable to return for Warriors tonight
    2020
  • • Minor MLB Transactions: 1/30/20
    The latest minor transactions from around the majors… The Athletics announced the signing of right-hander Shohei Tomioka to a minor league pact earlier this week. The agreement doesn’t include an invitation to major league spring training, per John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle. The 23-year-old Tomioka is coming over from Japan, where he pitched…...2020
  • • Giants Expect To Make Outfield Additions
    Although the Giants’ outfield ended the 2019 campaign a lowly 22nd in WAR and 28th in wRC+, the club hasn’t made any notable moves to upgrade the area since then. But president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi believes that will change before spring training opens, as he told John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle.…...2020
  • • San Francisco Giants expect to make outfield additions
    2020
  • • Matt Chapman seeking long-term deal with A's
    The stellar left side of the Athletics’ infield might not stay intact for much longer. Shortstop Marcus Semien is due to reach free agency next offseason. The two sides have shown interest in an extension, but nothing has come together thus far. There’s less pressure to lock up third baseman Matt Chapman, who won’t be eligible to reach free agency until after 2023. However, Chapman’s hoping for a ...2020
  • • Giants say they are not done making moves
    Although they’re coming off three straight sub-.500 campaigns, the Giants haven’t made any aggressive offseason moves to improve their chances in 2020. Their biggest additions have been a pair of potential bounce-back starting pitchers in Kevin Gausman and Drew Smyly. Both players, including Smyly on Thursday, joined the club on relatively low-risk one-year contracts. With Gausman and Smyly in tow...2020

Francisco Chronicle rumors, scandals

  • • A's filed complaint with MLB over Astros' sign-stealing before public allegations
    Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers received criticism in some circles for going public as the whistleblower in the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal, but it sure looks like there was an attempt to handle things quietly behind the scenes first. A’s manager Bob Melvin and general manager David Forst confirmed Wednesday that the organization filed a complaint with Major League Baseball about the...2020
  • • Raiders to exercise Karl Joseph's option?
    Despite recent speculation to the contrary, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden indicated that the Raiders will exercise the fifth-year option on safety Karl Joseph (Twitter link via Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle). Of course, there’s still plenty of time between now and the May deadline, so things could change. The Raiders were reportedly willing to trade Joseph at last year’s trade deadlin...2019
  • • Buster Posey is done for the season
    The San Francisco Giants are hanging on for dear life. And this isn’t going to help.At 62-64, the playoffs look less and less likely by the day. As it stands, they are 7.5 games out of first in the NL West. More than that, though, are how good all three teams in front of them are. All three of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers are contenders. But the Giants are als...2018
  • • Mychal Thompson: Expect Klay to stay with Warriors long-term
    While Klay Thompson hasn’t publicly revealed much about his long-term plans, his father Mychal Thompson didn’t hesitate to weigh in on his son’s future. As Scott Ostler of The San Francisco Chronicle details, the former Blazer and Laker doesn’t expect Klay to leave the Bay Area anytime soon.“Oh yeah, you can mark it down,” Mychal Thompson told Ostler. “Klay’s going to retire in the Warriors’ unifo...2018
  • • AL West Notes: Athletics, Ohtani, Luhnow, Rangers Infield
    Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle takes an interesting look at the future of the Athletics’ baseball operations and field leadership. She cites “increasing speculation in baseball circles and among those who know the A’s higher-ups” that the existing combination of VP of baseball ops Billy Beane, GM David Forst, and manager Bob Melvin may not…...2018
  • • Report: Future uncertain for Athletics' baseball operations
    Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle takes an interesting look at the future of the Athletics’ baseball operations and field leadership. She cites “increasing speculation in baseball circles and among those who know the A’s higher-ups” that the existing combination of VP of baseball ops Billy Beane, GM David Forst, and manager Bob Melvin may not be maintained past the 2019 campaign. The cl...2018
  • • Frank Gore blasts ex-GM for ruining 49ers
    Frank Gore isn’t the biggest fan of ex-San Francisco 49ers GM Trent Baalke.Speaking after his Indianapolis Colts defeated the Niners, his former team, on Sunday, Gore ripped Baalke for running the red and gold into the ground, according to Ann Killion of the San Francisco Chronicle. The 34-year-old Gore spent the first ten seasons of his career in San Francisco from 2005 to 2014, while Baalke came...2017
  • • Reliever Notes: Casilla, Betances, Nationals, Luhnow, Twins
    Here’s the latest bullpen buzz from around the game… Before signing with the Athletics, Santiago Casilla told reporters (including Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle) that he also received an offer from the Brewers.  Earlier this week, Milwaukee went in another direction for its closing vacancy by signing Neftali Feliz to a one-year contract.…...2017
  • • What Is Madison Bumgarner Worth in Upcoming Giants Megadeal?
    2017
  • • Heat vs. Warriors: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season
    2017

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