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Buster Posey joins San Francisco Giants Ownership Group

Buster Posey joins San Francisco Giants Ownership Group

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The San Francisco Giants announced today that three-time World Series Champion and seven-time All-Star Buster Posey has become a member of the team’s ownership group.  This marks the first time in franchise history that a former player has joined the organization as a principal partner and member of the Board of Directors.               “Upon his…

The Giants walked all over the Phillies tonight

The Giants walked all over the Phillies tonight

San Francisco – The Giants snapped their seven-game losing streak behind Joc Pederson’s three-run homer and the team’s ten walks. Alex Cobb pitched a gem, striking out seven over seven frames. San Francisco jumped out early offensively and provided enough defense to allow the Philadelphia Phillies just one run. The Giants 13-1 win over the…

A’s focused on baseball not who leaves

A’s focused on baseball not who leaves

Oakland – There seems to be a revolving door of good players leaving the Oakland A’s while the young ones are called up from Triple-A. Whether they’re traded or released it’s been frustrating for the fans and the team. The only priority for the organization right now is a new ballpark.  The development of the…

The Giants celebrate the 2012 Championship team

The Giants celebrate the 2012 Championship team

San Francisco – It’s their 10-year reunion, the San Francisco Giants 2012 Championship team was honored before tonight’s first pitch (Giants vs Pittsburg Pirates). Almost 10 years ago, San Francisco beat the Detroit Tigers in a 4-0 series sweep to win the 2012 World Series. It was the second World Series for the Giants in…

The Curry’s host 1K kids at the ballpark

The Curry’s host 1K kids at the ballpark

OAKLAND – There’s nothing like a day at the ballpark! Stephen and Ayesha Curry celebrated their third year anniversary of their Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation. They wanted to do something special on this day and decided to team up with the Oakland A’s to host more than 1,000 children from community organizations like Town Camp,…

Pinder hits a grand slam, A’s beat Astros 5-3

Pinder hits a grand slam, A’s beat Astros 5-3

OAKLAND – Chad Pinder hit his second grand slam this month and that was enough for the A’s to beat the Houston Astros 4-3. Oakland recorded their second consecutive win. The A’s have won five of their last six games and are 5-2 since the All-Star break. But tonight was all about Chad Pinder. Luis…

Irvin pitched a gem, A’s hold on to beat the Rangers 5-4

Irvin pitched a gem, A’s hold on to beat the Rangers 5-4

Oakland – The A’s continue their winning ways after a shutout yesterday in their double-header. Tonight, Cole Irvin was stellar on the mound and the A’s offense backed him with two home runs to take the first game of their three-game series against the Texas Rangers. Oakland beat the Rangers 5-2 behind a great start…

Chapman’s return spoiled, A’s beat Blue Jays 5-1

Chapman’s return spoiled, A’s beat Blue Jays 5-1

OAKLAND – The A’s played in front of their biggest crowd tonight, they hosted the Toronto Blue Jays in a three-game series. Matt Chapman’s return to Oakland was spoiled by a pair of home runs by both Ramon Laureano and Stephen Vogt in the fifth and sixth frames to give the A’s a 5-1 victory…

Slater’s walk-off double gives Giants Opening Day victory

Slater’s walk-off double gives Giants Opening Day victory

SAN FRANCISCO – It was Opening Day across the league but something special happened at Oracle Park. The Miami Marlins tied the game top of the ninth and that sent the ballgame into extra innings. Austin Slater’s walk-off double lifted San Francisco over Miami for the 6-5 win on Opening Day. “We didn’t play our…

GABE KAPLER NAMED 2021 NL MANAGER OF THE YEAR

GABE KAPLER NAMED 2021 NL MANAGER OF THE YEAR

San Francisco – Giants manager Gabe Kapler has been named the 2021 National League Manager of the Year as voted upon by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Kapler received 28 first place votes and one second place vote for a total of 143 points. “The entire Giants organization salutes Gabe Kapler on being named…