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Bochy on Uggla, his new everyday second baseman: “He’s a ballplayer.”
July 25, 20143

Bochy on Uggla, his new everyday second baseman: “He’s a ballplayer.”

Dan Uggla was called up today, and he’s starting and batting seventh. Facing Zack Greinke, Clayton Kershaw and Hyun-Jin Ryu is a

Raiders roster preview: Quarterback controversy seems inevitable in Oakland
July 25, 20141

Raiders roster preview: Quarterback controversy seems inevitable in Oakland

The Oakland Raiders underwent a major roster overhaul this offseason. They likely added at least eight new starters through free agency and had

49ers training camp practice No. 1: Vernon returns, Stevie shines, Jimmie is the anti-A.J.
July 24, 20141

49ers training camp practice No. 1: Vernon returns, Stevie shines, Jimmie is the anti-A.J.

The day started with Jim Harbaugh’s first press conference inside Levi’s Stadium, in a university-like lecture hall. “Welcome,” Harbaugh said after stepping up

Aldon Smith transcript: 49ers LB says he’s been sober since rehab, hasn’t talked to NFL about possible suspension
July 24, 20141

Aldon Smith transcript: 49ers LB says he’s been sober since rehab, hasn’t talked to NFL about possible suspension

Aldon Smith talked to the media for the first time since his sentencing hearing on Friday. Like countless other professional athletes before him,

Bumgarner comes through, Pence hits 3-run double in 9th and makes Papelbon look even angrier than usual
July 23, 20141

Bumgarner comes through, Pence hits 3-run double in 9th and makes Papelbon look even angrier than usual

This game was the story of two starting pitchers facing drastically different challenges, and a right fielder bludgeoning his former team with

BASGcast (Ep. 101): Wendy Thurm talks Oakland A’s; BASG and BADG discuss Price/Zobrist rumors
July 23, 20140

BASGcast (Ep. 101): Wendy Thurm talks Oakland A’s; BASG and BADG discuss Price/Zobrist rumors

The A’s are the best team in baseball, and Wendy Thurm discusses Oakland heading into the trade deadline with Bay Area Sports

Giants have interest in Price and Zobrist, Rays asking for a lot in return
July 23, 201428

Giants have interest in Price and Zobrist, Rays asking for a lot in return

The Giants remain in contact with the Rays about two well-known trade targets, David Price and Ben Zobrist. According to a source with knowledge

Sergio Romo’s declining slider
July 23, 20144

Sergio Romo’s declining slider

Sergio Romo doesn’t have a typical Major League pitcher’s body. He doesn’t have a mid-90s fastball. He doesn’t even have a 90

Vernon Davis reports to camp, and his teammates seem happy to see him
July 23, 20140

Vernon Davis reports to camp, and his teammates seem happy to see him

“The media has changed!” yelled the old man, leaning over slowly in his bathrobe to pick up the newspaper in his driveway.

It took 14 innings and multiple comebacks, but Tim Lincecum got his first career save
July 22, 20143

It took 14 innings and multiple comebacks, but Tim Lincecum got his first career save

There were signs on Monday, but it was probably a little too early to tell. But after the Giants — led by

Finding Burrell: 10 veterans who could end up on the Giants someday
July 22, 20142

Finding Burrell: 10 veterans who could end up on the Giants someday

I went swimming for the first time in ages yesterday, and when I got to my car and turned on my phone

Report: Giants interested in trading for Bartolo Colon
July 22, 20149

Report: Giants interested in trading for Bartolo Colon

Update: According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, maybe we should pump the brakes on this whole Colon-to-the-Giants thing. I

Middlekauff: Raiders’ Hayden could end up on PUP list
July 22, 20141

Middlekauff: Raiders’ Hayden could end up on PUP list

According to John Middlekauff of 95.7 The Game, former Raiders first round pick cornerback D.J. Hayden is still not healthy and may

Larger than average group of MLB scouts watch Lee get rocked, Giants win
July 22, 20140

Larger than average group of MLB scouts watch Lee get rocked, Giants win

They were there to watch Cliff Lee. Several scouts were tasked with documenting Lee’s every move — or at least the movement on

Giants take a flier on Dan Uggla
July 21, 20144

Giants take a flier on Dan Uggla

The Giants have signed former Brave Dan Uggla to a minor league contract. Brian Sabean has struck again with what seems like the

Raiders roster preview: Special teams need to find productivity in return game
July 21, 20140

Raiders roster preview: Special teams need to find productivity in return game

The Oakland Raiders have the Two Face of special teams units. On the one hand, they have very good kick coverage teams

Giants lose 3-2, concussion sends Belt to DL, just say NO TO PIERZYNSKI
July 20, 20144

Giants lose 3-2, concussion sends Belt to DL, just say NO TO PIERZYNSKI

In April and May, when the Giants season seemed like one long montage set to “Celebration” by Kool and the Gang, you

Giants back in first, Brandon Belt keeps getting hit by baseballs
July 20, 20141

Giants back in first, Brandon Belt keeps getting hit by baseballs

The recipe for success rarely calls for a trip to Miami, but the Giants suddenly look like a competent team. And with

Hammel knocked around by the Orioles … do the A’s have too much pitching depth?
July 19, 20142

Hammel knocked around by the Orioles … do the A’s have too much pitching depth?

They say one can have too much of a good thing, and dare I say the A’s have too much pitching depth

As offense comes back to life, Giants face several tough decisions
July 19, 20144

As offense comes back to life, Giants face several tough decisions

My wife made plans for us to go out to dinner with another couple last night, but when they came to pick

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