Posts Tagged California

Bumgarner homers, pitches Giants past A’s, 2-1

Oakland Athletics pitcher Chris Bassitt works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 25, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chris Bassitt pitched yet another gem and still has nothing to show for it. That has been the story of the season for Oakland’s starting pitchers.

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Golovkin, Lemieux to meet in 160-lb title unification bout

In this Oct. 18, 2014, file photo, Gennady Golovkin, right, of Kazakhstan, hits Marco Antonio Rubio with a right en route to winning in the second round during the WBC interim middleweight title boxing bout, in Carson, Calif. Golovkin will meet David Lemieux in a three-belt middleweight title unification bout Oct. 17, 2015, in New York. Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) holds the WBA belt and the WBC interim belt, while Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs) is the IBF middleweight champion.  (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gennady Golovkin will meet David Lemieux in a three-belt middleweight title unification bout Oct. 17 in New York.

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A’s pitching belted around in 9-3 loss to Giants

Oakland Athletics' Billy Burns kneels after being hit by a foul tip in the third inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants Friday, July 24, 2015, in San Francisco. Burns left the game with a testicular contusion. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jesse Chavez exhausted himself trying to work out of a long first inning. The Athletics’ starting pitcher wasn’t around much after that.

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Pence, Belt lead Giants to 9-3 victory over A’s

San Francisco Giants outfielders, from left, Gregor Blanco, Angel Pagan, and Hunter Pence celebrate the 9-3 win over the Oakland Athletics at the end of a baseball game, Friday, July 24, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hunter Pence has been a big part of San Francisco’s resurgence since returning from left wrist tendinitis earlier this month. Manager Bruce Bochy is not surprised.

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Haren gives up 3 homers, Padres beat Marlins 3-1

San Diego Padres' Yonder Alonso signals to someone in the crowd as he crosses homes plate with his home run against the Miami Marlins during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 24, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Miami’s Dan Haren has had to pitch before with trade rumors swirling around him.

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