Posts Tagged San Francisco

Giants spoil Hammel’s debut, beat A’s 5-2

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence, right, is congratulated by third base coach Tim Flannery after Pence hit a home run off Oakland Athletics' Jason Hammel in the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hunter Pence homered and drove in two runs, Matt Cain tossed six strong innings and the San Francisco Giants spoiled Jason Hammel’s debut for Oakland with a 5-2 victory over the Athletics on Wednesday night.

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Verdict reached in suit over Giants fan beating

This undated file photo provided Tuesday April 5, 2011 by John Stow shows Bryan Stow holding his 12-year-old son and 8-year-old daughter. Bryan Stow a San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage in a beating at Dodger Stadium won his negligence suit against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, but former owner Frank McCourt  was absolved by the jury, Wednesday July 9, 2014.(AP Photo/John Stow, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage in a beating in a Dodger Stadium parking lot won his negligence lawsuit Wednesday, with a jury agreeing that the Dodgers didn’t provide adequate security and were partly to blame for the attack.

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This Date In Baseball

1917 — Ray Caldwell of New York pitched 9 2-3 innings of no-hit relief as the Yankees beat the Browns 7-5 in 17 innings in St. Louis.

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As Giants miss more chances, frustration mounts

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants’ frustration shows from all angles.

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Surging A’s beat Giants for sixth straight win

San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With 57 victories, the Oakland Athletics have their most wins ever before the All-Star break and lead the majors by a long shot. They still have five more chances to boost that number, too.

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