5:22 AM EDT, Sat August 29, 2015

Extra Baggs: Seeing is believing for Kelby Tomlinson, Giants having a grand season, etc.

SAN FRANCISCO – Even if Kelby Tomlinson’s eyeglasses had been broken amid Friday night’s walk-off celebration, he would’ve been in good shape. His wife, Tiffany, is an optician. Through corrective lenses or with the naked eye, though, Tomlinson has to… Continue Reading → The post Extra Baggs: Seeing is believing for Kelby Tomlinson, Giants having a grand season, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Jose Mercury News 3 hours ago

Giants beat Cardinals on Tomlinson's walk-off single in ninth

Rookie Kelby Tomblinson's bases-loaded single gives the Giants a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals
San Francisco Chronicle 3 hours ago

Giants beat Cardinals on Kelby Tomlinson’s walkoff single

Facing a five-man infield, Kelby Tomlinson hit a bases-loaded single up the middle against lefty Kevin Siegrist, who had trouble throwing strikes throughout the ninth inning. With the bases loaded and no outs, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny called in outfielder Brandon Moss to be a fifth infielder, but it didn’t help. Byrd’s grand slam was the Giants’ eight of the season, setting a franchise record, and second in two days, following Kelby Tomlinson’s on Thursday. The bases were loaded for Byrd only because third baseman Matt Carpenter and shortstop Jhonny Peralta made errors and...

Tomlinson's single sends Giants to walk-off victory over Cardinals

SAN FRANCISCO – For all the Giants’ bumps and bruises on their roster, their most pressing issue in the ninth inning Friday night was this: Make sure nobody scratches Kelby Tomlinson’s eyeglasses. One day after Tomlinson hit a grand slam… Continue Reading → The post Tomlinson's single sends Giants to walk-off victory over Cardinals appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Jose Mercury News 4 hours ago

San Jose Earthquakes knock off Los Angeles Galaxy

Shea Salinas scores his third goal of the season as the Earthquakes blank the MLS' best team.
Arizona Republic 4 hours ago
Rewind: D-Backs rally to beat Gray, Athletics

Rewind: D-Backs rally to beat Gray, Athletics

Recap: The Arizona Diamondbacks overcame a stellar outing from Oakland Athletics ace Sonny Gray, scoring six runs after the fifth inning to lock up a 6-4 win on Friday in front of 30,059 at Chase Field.         
San Francisco Chronicle 6 hours ago

Cain on DL; Heston to start Sunday

Cain on DL; Heston to start Sunday If called, Matt Cain said, he’d make himself available as a reliever in September. “Whatever we’ve got to do to get in the postseason, I’m up for it,” Cain said. Cain was placed on the disabled list Friday with elbow nerve irritation, clearing the way for Chris Heston to start Sunday. Heston was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento. Cain said he felt the irritation in his last start, an 8-5 loss to the Cubs in which he surrendered six runs on eight hits. “The MRI looks good, nothing out of the ordinary,” Cain said. Heston didn’t appear in...
San Jose Mercury News 8 hours ago

Giants place Matt Cain on disabled list

Chris Heston to make start Sunday in place of Cain, who gets injection in pitching elbow
San Jose Mercury News 8 hours ago

49ers charm Denver high school players after practice

Football players at Denver's Manual High School met some special guests Friday. The 49ers held their walk-through practice at the downtown school, not far from Sports Authority Field at Mile High, where they'll play Saturday night against the Broncos in both teams' third exhibition this preseason.

49ers charm Denver high school players after practice

Football players at Denver's Manual High School met some special guests Friday. The 49ers held their walk-through practice at the downtown school, not far from Sports Authority Field at Mile High, where they'll play Saturday night against the Broncos in both teams' third exhibition… Continue Reading →

Giants notes: Matt Cain placed on disabled list, Chris Heston returns, Brandon Crawford not likely to start all weekend, etc.

SAN FRANCISCO – Chris Heston will start in place of Matt Cain on Sunday, Brandon Crawford isn’t likely to play all weekend against the St. Louis Cardinals and Angel Pagan won’t be activated until rosters expand on Tuesday. No, rosters… Continue Reading → The post Giants notes: Matt Cain placed on disabled list, Chris Heston returns, Brandon Crawford not likely to start all weekend, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
San Jose Mercury News 9 hours ago

49ers' resolve sure to be tested by Manning, Broncos in Denver

'This is a resilient group,' 49ers GM Trent Baalke said this week. 'They're going to stay focused.'

49ers’ third exhibition may answer questions…or not

This is my Saturday column. The 49ers’ preseason game Saturday against the Denver Broncos almost matters. It’s the third preseason game, the dress rehearsal. Both teams’ starters probably will play the entire first half so they can get in rhythm and feel confident for the regular season. Here are the top-three things to watch about […]
San Francisco Chronicle 9 hours ago

Giants’ Matt Cain goes to DL, Chris Heston starts Sunday

Matt Cain was placed on the disabled list with right elbow nerve irritation Friday, clearing the way for rookie Chris Heston to start Sunday against the Cardinals. “I felt it in my last start, and it kind of lingered the next day,” said Cain, who had an MRI, which showed the irritation, and cortisone shot. Cain said he also felt the irritation sensation during his rehab assignment but didn’t consider it major. “I don’t know if it affected anything” in terms of results, Cain said. Cain said he expects to miss no more than 15 days and, if necessary, would make himself available...

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