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...Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 Tuesday. CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR did not have its finest weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where...

Madison Bumgarner struggles in spring debut

...hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 on Tuesday.Bumgarner gave up four runs in 1? innings, allowing Semien's two-run shot in the first...

Matt Kemp is high on the new-look Padres

...went 77-85 last season for third place in the NL West behind Los Angeles and the reigning World Series champion San Francisco Giants. Now, the Padres aren't just talking a big game ? the plan to back up this star-studded roster with results...

Giants are happy with addition of ex-Royal outfielder Nori Aoki

...ace Madison Bumgarner."Maybe after practice," he cracked, chuckling while sitting at his locker before the San Francisco Giants hit the field for their first full-squad workout.A few hours later after seeing the former Augusta GreenJacket...

Giants Tim Hudson and Matt Cain are making progress in their recoveries

...step in his recovery from the elbow surgery that cut short his 2014 season with the reigning World Series champion San Francisco Giants.He's throwing all his pitches and made about 30 in all Monday."Letting it go," Cain said at Scottsdale...

Jim Furyk leads by one at Pebble Beach

...Snedeker and Jones to worry about. Nick Watney, who played at Fresno State and was thrilled to be playing with San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, had a 65 at Pebble Beach and was two shots behind. Kevin Chappell, who grew up in Fresno...

Max Scherzer, Jon Lester will be under a microscope after signing huge contracts with new teams

...New York Yankees, and Zito and Matt Cain with the San Francisco Giants. The rest find their finances sated but their ambitions...catchers start workouts with the World Series champion San Francisco Giants on Thursday, and position players join five days...

Former Biogenesis owner Anthony Bosch sentenced to four years in prison

...A's the following year. He signed a $126 million, seven-year contract before the 2007 season to join the San Francisco Giants. INDIANS: Agreed to a minor league contract with left-hander Bruce Chen.The 37-year-old has gone 82-80...

Brandt Snedeker breaks scoring record at Pebble Beach, heading to Augusta National

...final round quickly turned into a battle between Snedeker and Watney.Watney, thrilled at the chance to play with San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, opened with four straight birdies to build a two-shot lead. But on the par-3 fifth...

San Francisco's Madison Bumgarner refreshed, ready for another title run

World Series star Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants needed a mental break after an October that put him with the best postseason pitchers ever.