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San Jose Mercury News 52 mins ago

Giants notebook: Two draftees from Stanford epitomize the off-the-field smarts of San Francisco's top prospects

Second baseman Austin Slater and first baseman Brian Ragira put instructional league on hold to continue studies

Giants are developing minds as well as baseball skills on the farm

From the paper... SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – When most of the Giants’ top prospects were taking part in instructional league last October, second baseman Austin Slater was studying computer science, social networks and making headway on his senior capstone at Stanford.… Continue Reading → 
San Jose Mercury News 1 hour ago

Warriors earn top seed in West with rout

Warriors' 60th win sets franchise record for wins in a season
Tacoma News-Tribune 3 hours ago

Seattle Mariners squander 4-run lead in ninth as San Francisco Giants rally to win 9-8.

There was much to like Saturday from the Seattle Mariners before Erasmo Ramirez suffered a five-run meltdown in the ninth inning that squandered a four-run lead in a loss to…
San Francisco Chronicle 3 hours ago

Oakland A’s Billy Burns leads majors in hits

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. as25Billy Burns is seen at Spring Training in this Feb. 24, 2014 file photo. (Michael Macor / The Chronicle) Billy Burns had four hits today and scored three runs, and the A’s minor-league outfielder has 24 hits this spring, most in the majors. “Four hits, and I think his average went down a little bit,” manager Bob Melvin joked. Max Muncy contributed a three-run double and a walk, continuing terrific springs for both men.  Burns is batting .381, Muncy .375. Neither is expected to be on the Opening Day...

Live box score, tweets: Bucks vs. Warriors

The Milwaukee Bucks (36-36) host the Golden State Warriors (59-13) tonight at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. You can follow our live box score as well as tweets from Bucks beat writer Charles F. Gardner.

Andrew Bogut happy to play his part for Warriors

Andrew Bogut was a No. 1 overall pick for the Milwaukee Bucks in 2005, but injuries derailed him in Milwaukee before he was traded to the Golden State Warriors three years ago.
Kazmir seems ready for season to start after dominating Sox

Kazmir seems ready for season to start after dominating Sox

It can be a mistake to trust the spring numbers. Scott Kazmir is the first to say so. The A’s starter doesn’t put that much stock in his 0.75 Cactus League ERA, and said after his 5.1 scoreless innings against… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News 4 hours ago

Kazmir looks sharp in A's 10-4 win over White Sox

A's left-hander lowers his spring ERA to 0.75; Josh Pridie's two-run homer and Max Muncy's bases-clearing double in eighth lifts A's
San Francisco Chronicle 4 hours ago

Sharks’ shootout win in Philly keeps hope alive

The San Jose Sharks kept losing defensemen while continuing to stop the Flyers. Matt Irwin and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation, and Brent Burns got the winning goal in the shootout to lead San Jose to a 3-2 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday. San Jose lost defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic in the first period due to a lower-body injury and finished the game with just four blue liners after Scott Hannan was bloodied in the face on a third-period hit. Vlasic will not play Sunday in Pittsburgh, where the Sharks finish a seven-game trip. The Sharks, who won their second straight,...
San Francisco Chronicle 5 hours ago

KNBR interview with Harrison Barnes, Warriors’ renaissance man

KNBR interview with Harrison Barnes, Warriors’ renaissance man Edited transcript of a conversation with Warriors forward Harrison Barnes: Are you impressed with how either Warrior fans travel or have you guys gathered a lot more fans over the past few seasons? Bottom line: What’s the difference between starting and coming off the bench for you? After my rookie season, I felt like I had a good year, I felt like we could have kept the same guys and do what we were doing, but we made changes and it was a different experience for me. Maybe I’ll have to pick that up after a great...
San Jose Mercury News 6 hours ago

Chris Wondolowski scores in Earthquakes' loss

The San Jose Earthquakes, despite a goal by Chris Wondolowski, fell 2-1 to the New England Revolution, which got two goals from Kelyn Rowe
San Jose Mercury News 7 hours ago

Report: Lance Briggs to visit 49ers on Monday

Lance Briggs will visit the 49ers on Monday, the 34-year-old linebacker told ESPN.com.Briggs, a seven-time Pro Bowler during his 12 seasons with the Chicago Bears, told ESPN.

Report: Lance Briggs to visit 49ers on Monday

Lance Briggs will visit the 49ers on Monday, the 34-year-old linebacker told ESPN.com. Briggs, a seven-time Pro Bowler during his 12 seasons with the Chicago Bears, told ESPN.com that he can “still perform at an elite level,” despite being limited… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News 8 hours ago

San Jose Sharks beat Philadelphia Flyers 3-2

The 'you never know' voices in the Sharks locker room may be a little louder after the Sharks came away with a 3-2 shootout win Saturday over the Philadelphia Flyers.

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