All Bay, All Day
No sparks were flying in a Wednesday afternoon series finale between new rivals, the Giants and Marlins.
As a flock of seagulls descended on the Coliseum late Sunday afternoon, the Oakland Athletics walked off 6-5.
After mustering just one hit Wednesday night and three runs in the previous three game, the A's got the offense going.
The sun was ready for baseball at AT&T Park on Wednesday afternoon. But the Giants were not.
After a five hour-and-48 minute slugfest, Matt Olson's two-out walkoff liner propelled the Athletics to a 12-11 14-inning victory.
In front of 46,028 fans on a free ticket night, the Athletics swamped the Chicago White Sox 10-2.
"We don't rebuild, we retool," This was a popular statement around the San Francisco Giants' organization this offseason.
The Dodgers were an absolute force in 2017 landing in the franchise's first World Series since 1988.
The Diamondbacks were one of three National League West teams to make the 2017 postseason.
Everything went right for the Colorado Rockies last season.
The Padres are in rebuilding mode, that is clear. They have not made the playoffs since their 2006 Division Series loss.
This year, just like last year, there figures to be one team standing head shoulders above the rest of the NL East: the Nationals.
The National League Central division was a top-heavy division last season, and it will see little change this year.
The Raiders continue to make moves on the third day of the new league year signing a trio of free agents.
The Oakland Raiders continue to be active with their hands in the free agent barrel, signing safety Marcus Gilchrist and fullback Keith Smith.
Thousands of fans packed the field -- yes, the field -- of San Francisco's AT&T Park Saturday.
Amidst the two blockbuster trades that brought Longoria and McCutchen to San Francisco, Jackson was signed last month to far less fanfare.