San Francisco Giants
“The Stick” says its last public goodbye after a run of Super Bowl success; baseball greats like Willie Mays and home run king Barry Bonds; the 1989 earthquake that interrupted the Bay Bridge World Series; and even The Beatles’ farewell concert.
Former major league outfielder Barry Bonds has paid $4,100 in penalties stemming from his obstruction of justice conviction two years ago.
12-year-old Steven Gieseler Jr., of East Islip, returned A-Rod’s record-breaking grand slam ball.
The Medical Examiner’s office has identified the victim as Jonathan Denver, 24. Cameron Mullins, an investigator with the office, said authorities were still trying to determine the city where Denver lived.
New York Yankees saw their AL wild-card hopes dim Sunday with a crushing 2-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants.
Nova pitched a six-hitter for his second career shutout, Eduardo Nunez hit a two-run homer and the Yankees kept pace in the wild-card chase.
With the Yankees trying to hang in there but on the virtual brink of not making the playoffs, there has been a fascinating play in each of their last two games that are worth analyzing.
Alex Rodriguez set a major league record with his 24th career grand slam, passing Lou Gehrig with a tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning that sent the Yankees to a 5-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday.
Madison Bumgarner struck out 10 in seven innings of four-hit ball, outpitching Jonathon Niese to lead the San Francisco Giants over the New York Mets, 2-1, on Thursday.
Good news! The Bombers will take on two last-place teams, a fourth-place team and a current wild card leader down the stretch as they fight for an American League playoff spot.
Royals infielder Miguel Tejada has been suspended 105 games by Major League Baseball for violating its joint drug program, one of the longest suspensions ever handed down.
The lawyer for a San Francisco Giants pitcher accused of touching a woman’s breast at a Las Vegas hospital earlier this year says his client was ill at the time.
Marlon Byrd’s seventh career grand slam might have enhanced his trade value. At the very least, it assured manager Terry Collins that his 35-year-old slugger still has something left to offer.
Homer Bailey fretted for a moment as first baseman Joey Votto reached to pluck the ball out of the air for the final out. What next? Raise both arms in celebration.
Barring a huge late push by Sandoval’s fans, David Wright looks set to start the 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field.