Farhan Zaidi ready to take a team effort leading Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Farhan Zaidi understands the intrigue that stems from his unique baseball path: from the small-budget Oakland Athletics to the big-spending Los Angeles Dodgers and back to the Bay...

Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey has died at age 80

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, has died. He was 80. The San Francisco Giants a...

Giants bench coach Meulens candidate with Reds, Twins

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants bench coach Hensley Meulens has interviewed with the Cincinnati Reds for their open managerial position and also is set to meet with the Minnesota Twins this week for the j...

Dodgers rout Giants, head to NL West tiebreaker vs Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Justin Turner and the free-swinging Los Angeles Dodgers headed for a one-game showdown against Colorado to determine the NL West champion, jumping on the San Francisco Giants from...

Dodgers clinch sixth straight playoff trip, beat Giants 10-6

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched baseball's final playoff berth and gave themselves a chance to still win the NL West, getting a go-ahead triple from Manny Machado in the eighth i...

Turner, Dodgers beat Giants 3-1, move closer to playoff spot

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Justin Turner hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the fifth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved to the brink of securing baseball's final playoff berth by beating the San Franci...

Khris Davis homers twice, including game-winner to lift A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis hit his second homer of the night leading off the bottom of the 10th inning for career-high No. 45, sending the Oakland Athletics past the Minnesota Twins 7-6 on Fri...

Piscotty homers and drives in 5 as A's rout Angels 10-0

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Piscotty hit a three-run homer and matched his career high with five RBIs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-0 on Wednesday night to snap a three-...

Chris Stratton pitches 2-hitter, Giants top Rox to end skid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chris Stratton pitched a two-hitter for his first career shutout, Austin Slater backed him with a two-run single, and the San Francisco Giants snapped an 11-game losing streak by ...

Mike Foltynewicz pitches 6-hitter as Braves beat Giants 4-1

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Foltynewicz pitched a six-hitter to win for the first time in nearly a month, Charlie Culberson hit a two-run homer after entering as an injury replacement and the Atlanta Br...

A's back Fiers with balanced offense, beat Yankees 8-2

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Piscotty hit a two-run single, Matt Chapman and Matt Olson each doubled in a run, and the Oakland Athletics jumped on the New York Yankees early for an 8-2 win Wednesday...

Canha homers as A's gain ground on Yankees in wild-card race

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha homered and Matt Chapman hit an RBI double to back Trevor Cahill, leading the Oakland Athletics past the New York Yankees 6-3 on Monday in a matchup between two teams...

Aaron Judge begins taking cage swings off tee in his rehab

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Yankees slugger Aaron Judge took his first swings off a tee since breaking his right wrist July 26, a significant early step in what he hopes is a return to the field for New Yo...

Piscotty, A's beat Seattle 8-2 to increase wild-card lead

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Piscotty homered twice and drove in five runs as the Oakland Athletics widened their lead over Seattle for the second AL wild-card spot, beating the Mariners 8-2 Sunday....

Paxton comes off disabled list, pitches Mariners past A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — James Paxton returned from the disabled list to strike out 10 batters over five innings, Ben Gamel hit a two-run double, and the Seattle Mariners held off the Oakland Athletics ...