Giants hire Gabe Kapler as manager to replace Bruce Bochy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gabe Kapler has been hired as manager of the San Francisco Giants, a month after being fired from the same job by the Philadelphia Phillies. Kapler replaces Bruc...

Diaz hits 2 homers, Rays beat A’s 5-1 in AL wild-card game

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Yandy Diaz slugged baseball's lowest spender into a matchup with mighty Houston, Charlie Morton silenced the powerful Athletics on the mound, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Oakland...

Left-hander Sean Manaea earns AL wild-card start for A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Just more than a year after shoulder surgery, Sean Manaea will make his most important start yet when he takes the mound for the Oakland Athletics in the AL wild-card game. ...

Bochy loses to Dodgers 9-0 in final game as Giants manager

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy bid an emotional farewell following 2 1/2 decades in what is certainly Hall of Fame managerial career, finishing with a 9-0 defeat to the mighty Dodgers on his last da...

Dodgers tie franchise win mark with 105, Ryu beat Giants 2-0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven sharp innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers posted their 105th win to match the highest total in franchise history, beating the San Francisco Giants 2-0 S...

Giants' Bruce Bochy prepares to exit after respected career

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy once took a bat to a flat-screen TV during a San Francisco Giants team meeting to make a point to his players. It just took a few more swings than he expected because ...

Davis hits first career home run to lift Giants past Rox

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jaylin Davis hit his first career home run to end it with one out in the ninth, sending the San Francisco Giants past the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Wednesday night. ...

Giants, Rockies use majors-record 25 pitchers in 16 innings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Rockies and Giants combined to use a major league-record 25 pitchers, and Colorado finished off San Francisco 8-5 early Wednesday morning when Charlie Blackmon hit a three-run...

Fiers, A's rout Rangers 8-0, maintain 2-game wild card lead

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers struck out five and didn't walk a batter over eight dominant innings to win for the first time in four starts, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 8-0 on...

Olson's deep homer helps A's rally late to beat Royals 2-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson hit a tying homer leading off the seventh, Seth Brown hit a go-ahead double two batters later, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Tuesday ni...

Pirates take fight to Giants, Vázquez closes out 27th save

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Felipe Vázquez earned his 27th save two days after fighting a teammate in the clubhouse and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 Wednesday night. ...

Cueto dazzles in season debut, Giants beat Pirates 5-4

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cap on backward and with confident head shakes and fist pumps, Johnny Cueto dazzled over five shutout innings in his long-awaited season debut to pitch the San Francisco Giants pa...

Matt Olson homer in 10th sends Athletics past Brewers 3-2

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson homered with one out in the 10th inning off Josh Hader and the Oakland Athletics beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Tuesday night for their third straight win. ...

A's sign 8-year-old for a day through Make-A-Wish Foundation

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — August Wold pulled on his tiny green No. 19 Athletics jersey, began swinging a Khris Davis bat from both sides while standing in front of his very own locker, then made sure eve...

Pablo Sandoval homer in the 13th lifts Giants past Cubs 5-4

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval homered with one out in the 13th inning, sending the San Francisco Giants past the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Tuesday night. Sandoval just cleared the le...