Posts Tagged San Francisco

Pirates’ gaffe on bases costs them would-be sweep

Pittsburgh Pirates' Gaby Sanchez, foreground, is tagged out while caught stealing by San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval in the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Clint Hurdle says he and a pal often marvel over how there’s always something new to see at a baseball game.

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Lloyd’s film watching impresses 49ers teammates

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick throws during an NFL football training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco wide receiver Anquan Boldin laughs — a big, hearty guffaw — and shakes his head.

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What’s a group selfie? Usie (pronounced uss-ee)

This March 2, 2014 file photo shows Kevin Spacey, from left, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Degeneres and Jared Leto join other celebrities for a group selfie during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre  in Los Angeles.  (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — What do you call a group selfie? An usie, of course!

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‘Out of nowhere’: Twins add undrafted 24-year-old

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted.

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Liriano fans 11 in Pirates’ 3-1 win

Pittsburgh Pirates' Travis Snider, left, is congratulated by Ike Davis (15) after Snider hit a two run home run off San Francisco Giants' Tim Hudson in the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Francisco Liriano struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Tuesday night.

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