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Tim Hudson joins a Giants rotation that includes All-Star hurlers Lincecum, Matt Cain and Madison Bumgarner.
O.CO COLISEUM — The Detroit Tigers and Justin Verlander outgunned the Oakland A’s to advance to the AL Championship Series.
Detroit prevailed 8-6 over the A’s Tuesday afternoon to send the division series back to Oakland on Thursday.
The Oakland Athletics beaten Detroit with pitching and power to leave the Tigers simmering with frustration.
O.CO COLISEUM — After an epic pitcher’s duel, the Oakland A’s continued their walk-off ways to take Game Two of the AL Division Series.
Despite a late-inning comeback fueled by a Yoenis Cespedes home run, the A’s fell just short and dropped Game 1.
AT&T PARK — Hunter Pence ended a forgettable 2013 season with a ninth-inning walk-off single in the Giants’ season finale.
Hunter Pence’s home run and contract were among the few things that went the Giants’ way Saturday.
The A’s won the West in decisive fashion, sealing their 16th division title in franchise history.
The A’s looked like a first-place team Friday night, as their solid starting pitching and big hits demolished the Twins.
In an epic back-and-forth battle in front of 11,461 fans in Oakland, the A’s pulled out more late-inning drama.
If anybody needed another reason to hate the Dodgers, they just gave it to you.
It was an epic battle of the two-run home run, but the A’s eventually fell to the Angels 5-4 in 11 innings.
The A’s are on the cusp of another AL West crown, but owner Lew Wolff is disappointed over meager attendance.
After a pitcher’s duel prevailed much of Tuesday night, The A’s pulled off some late-inning magic to defeat the Angels.
Jarrod Parker struggled and the offense was stagnant as the Angels trounced the Athletics 12-1.
The Los Angeles Dodgers reduced their magic number to five on Thursday night – but it wasn’t easy.
Yusmeiro Petit didn’t put up the numbers he did in his near-perfecto, but the San Francisco Giants still put on a terrific show.
Angel Pagan’s 11th-inning walk-off single led the Giants to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday.
The A’s routed the Astros in a decisive 7-2 win Sunday to maintain their 1-1/2 game lead in the American League West.
On a night where both starting pitchers were outstanding, a solo home run made the difference for the A’s.
In a wild back-and-forth game, Oakland pitching settled in as they regained first place in the AL West.
The A’s failed to capitalize on a weaker team and move into sole possession of first place in the West.
The A’s homered their way back into a first-place tie in the American League West Wednesday afternoon.
The Oakland A’s lost a game in the standings Tuesday night, dropping game two of their series with the Texas Rangers.
So the Giants lineup is finally back together the way they like it, and everyone’s bats have heated up. Now what?
Oakland has won seven of their last 10 games, just in time for a huge home series against the first-place Texas Rangers.
O.CO COLISEUM — In a brilliant pitching duel between young starters, the A’s and Sonny Gray came out on top.
Ryan Vogelsong went eight innings strong and the offense came through late with a three-run eighth inning.
AT&T PARK — The Giants scoring four runs in the first inning must have felt like winning a big hand at the poker table.
AT&T PARK — The Pirates are enjoying the kind of season that many expected out of the Giants who won’t be the defending World Champs much longer.
It didn’t take a Ph.D in nuclear physics to know the odds were stacked against the Giants with the Pirates in town.
The odds are stacked against the Giants this week, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that they won’t put up a fight.
In a tightly pitched ballgame Friday night, the Oakland Athletics came out on top over the Cleveland Indians, 3-2.
Sonny Gray tossed eight shutout innings and Nate Freiman jolted the A’s offense as Oakland avoided a sweep by the Astros.
The Giants’ (52-65) consistency and level of play is all over the map, and I just can’t comprehend it.
AT&T PARK — The Orioles scored three times in the 10th, highlighted by a two-run double from Chris Davis to crush the Giants 5-2.
AT&T PARK — Tim Lincecum tossed eight scoreless innings and Brandon Belt smacked a three-run homer.
AT&T PARK — Madison Bumgarner pitched great until the eighth, when a series of mistakes led to a big Milwaukee inning.
The Giants’ troubles scoring runs with men on base was coupled with a pair of big league errors in a 3-1 loss to the Brewers.
AT&T PARK — After a decent 3-3 road trip, the Giants faced off against an ideal opponent, the lowly Milwaukee Brewers.
San Francisco went 3-3 on the road trip and with a good homestand, there’s still hope for Giants fans.
The A’s have lost four of their last five games and their lead in the AL West is just 2-1/2 games over the Texas Rangers.
The Athletics defeated the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Saturday and pushed their American League West division lead back to 3-1/2 games.
The trade deadline has passed, and Tim Lincecum, Hunter Pence and Javier Lopez are still in orange-and-black uniforms.
The A’s slugged their way into a tie for the best record in baseball with a 9-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night.
Once upon a time, the San Francisco Giants didn’t leave every runner possible on base. Hard to believe, but it’s true.
Tim Lincecum gave up two solo homers and the Giants’ continued to struggle with runners in scoring position.
Except for their All-Stars and Tim Lincecum’s no-hitter, the 2013 season has been a disaster for the Giants.
Wearing replica 1969 gold uniforms, the A’s beat the Angels 3-1 and now lead the AL West by five games.
Wednesday’s 8-3 loss puts the Giants in a 7-1/2 game hole behind first place, their largest deficit all season.
A solid outing from Madison Bumgarner and a little ninth-inning mojo weren’t enough to silence the Diamondbacks.
Buster Posey hit a two-run homer and Pablo Sandoval added an RBI double as the Giants held off the Diamondbacks 4-3.
Winning the first game of this critical ten-game homestand is a good place for the Giants to start the second half.
Now seems like a good time to make a request or two — okay, more than two — of the defending champs.
One of Yoenis Cespedes’ epic blasts flew an estimated 477 feet at Citi Field in New York.
On a hot and sweaty night in San Diego, two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum made history.
I woke up in a good mood Saturday. But I wasn’t prepared for 12 strikeouts in 148 pitches of sheer awesome.
In a battle between two first-place teams Friday night, perennial Boston hero Dustin Pedroia made the difference.
32-year old rookie Kensuke Tanaka endeared himself to Giants fans but a grand-slam by the Mets’ Marlon Byrd resulted in another loss for the Orange and Black.
Playing a game that extended well into Tuesday morning, a fielding error by Brandon Crawford added injury to insult.
A bases clearing double by Dodgers’ A.J. Ellis against Sergio Romo in the top of the ninth inning proved disastrous for the Orange and Black.
What a week it’s been for the Giants. The icing on the cake? Batting out of order in the first inning of Saturday’s late-afternoon contest.
The Giants get embarrassed by the rival Dodgers at home and have lost 10 of their last 11 games overall.
Could the Fourth of July rainout be a blessing from the baseball gods to finally turn their season around?
Cincinnati’s Homer Bailey threw the second no-hitter of his career as the Reds blanked the Giants 3-0.
The Athletics scratched and clawed their way back against the lovable losers, fueled by an unlikely power source.
Two of the best teams in baseball squared off as the A’s take two of three from the Cardinals over the weekend.
Bartolo Colon pitches eight innings to improve to 11-2 and Stephen Vogt ends his 0-for-32 slump in a big way in the A’s 6-1 win over the Cardinals.
Despite falling two games under .500, there is plenty of time for the defending champs to get back on a winning track.
Bay Area residents awoke to nasty weather Sunday morning The result of the Giants’ Sunday matinee was equally unappealing.