• San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick warms up before the team's preseason NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

    49ers’ Colin Kaepernick on track to make preseason debut

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — After being kept from throwing during team drills since Aug. 10 while nursing a sore shoulder, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw against the defense on Monday.

  • San Francisco Giants' Jeff Samardzija (29) waits for New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes to run the bases, left, after hitting a two run home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Samardzija’s gem not enough as Giants fall out of 1st place

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeff Samardzija lost his bid for a no-hitter, then Yoenis Cespedes punished a mistimed curveball. That was enough to drop the San Francisco Giants out of first place.

  • New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Syndergaard outduels Samardzija in Mets’ 2-0 win over Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With 38 games left and three teams standing between the Mets and the second NL wild card, manager Terry Collins is convinced his ballclub can still make a serious push for the playoffs.

  • New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes connects for a home run off San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Moore in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Cespedes hits 2 homers, Colon strong as Mets top Giants 9-5

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes hit two long home runs and an RBI double in his second game back from the disabled list, boosting Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets over the San Francisco Giants 9-5 Saturday.