Giants manager Bruce Bochy to retire after this season

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Bruce Bochy of the San Francisco Giants says he will retire after this season, his 25th as a major league manager. He says he informed the team Monday and sa...

Cubs' Russell sorry for 'pain' he caused ex-wife, no details

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell says he's sorry for the "hurt and the pain" he caused his ex-wife but didn't detail what prompted a 40-game suspension under Major League Base...

Cueto pitched with severe pain in elbow nearly 3 years

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — For nearly three years, Johnny Cueto pitched with a stabbing pain in his right elbow. He won 18 games for San Francisco in 2016 and started the All-Star game that year dealing...

Ohtani has no regrets hitting through year, delaying surgery

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani wouldn't change how he handled his elbow injury late last year, continuing to hit for the Angels until season's end even if it meant delaying reconstructive surgery a...

Athletics bring back righty starter Fiers on 2-year deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Free agent right-hander Mike Fiers has agreed to a two-year contract to stay with the Oakland Athletics, who were determined to find an experienced starter this offseason to hel...

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...