Posts Tagged By MICHAEL WAGAMAN

Wasted opportunities come back to haunt Dodgers

San Francisco Giants' Hector Sanchez singles in the game-winning run during the 12th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Francisco. San Francisco won 3-2.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A blown save by Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth inning. A weak groundout by Andre Ethier in the 12th with the potential go-ahead run at third base. A costly wild pitch from Brandon League not long after that.

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McCallum, Cousins rally Kings past Timberwolves

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) battles under the basket against Minnesota Timberwolves Gorgui Dieng (5) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday, April 13, 2014.(AP Photo/Steve Yeater)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ray McCallum hit back-to-back 3-pointers in a pivotal stretch midway through the fourth quarter, DeMarcus Cousins had 35 points and 15 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-103 on Sunday night.

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Giants shut out, waste Cain’s best outing so far

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain throws to the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A momentary lack of focus turned out to be just enough to wipe out Matt Cain’s best outing of the year and keep the former Giants ace winless in three starts.

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Anderson injured in Rockies’ win over Giants

Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Tommy Kahnle throws to the San Francisco Giants during a baseball game on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in San Francisco. Colorado won 1-0. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tommy Kahnle has been trying to tell anyone who will listen how good Colorado’s bullpen is, even if the numbers suggest otherwise.

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Bumgarner hits grand slam, Giants edge Rockies 6-5

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner hits a grand slam off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 11, 2014, in San Francisco. At left is Colorado Rockies catcher Jordan Pacheco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner just missed clearing the fences his first time up, hitting a sacrifice fly to the warning track in left field.

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