1. SF Giants: Bruce Bochy Is Smart to Strip Santiago Casilla of the Closer Role

    Early in the season, Bruce Bochy was able to relax a little bit in the ninth inning. Even though his star closer, Brian Wilson, went down with an elbow injury. Now, when the Giants have a small lead in the ninth, Bochy can’t relax...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 1,743 reads 6 comments

  2. Cal Bears Football: 3 Golden Bears Who Must Step Up in 2012

    The Cal Bears have always been a good team. However, being good isn't enough for Jeff Tedford 's squad. They want to be great. Cal hasn't played in the Rose Bowl since 1958, and they haven't ever played in a BCS bowl game...

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  3. SF Giants: Breaking Down What the Giants Should Do with Their Crowded Infield

    Bruce Bochy has faced some tough challenges this year, especially when it comes to managing the infield. Bochy has had to rotate players in the infield and make sure the best players are on the field for the Giants ...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 689 reads 5 comments

  4. MLB Playoff Preview 2012: 3 Reasons Why the Oakland Athletics Are Contenders

    At the beginning of the season, the Oakland Athletics were among the teams people left out of playoff conversations. Now, nobody can stop talking about the Swingin' A's. Oakland is just 5...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 975 reads 3 comments

  5. MLB Rumors: Why San Francisco Giants' Signing of Xavier Nady Was a Terrible Move

    When the Giants traded for Phillies slugger Hunter Pence , everyone thought they were done making moves in the outfield...

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  6. Why San Francisco Giants Fans Should Be Worried About Matt Cain's Struggles

    June 13 was a perfect night for Matt Cain and the San Francisco Giants . Cain tossed the first perfect game in team history, retiring all 27 Houston Astros hitters in order and striking out 14 of them...

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  7. Olympic Basketball 2012: 3 Things We Learned from Team USA's Win over Nigeria

    There are lots of good Olympic basketball teams, but the United States definitely fields the best team. Team USA scored 156 points in an 83-point win over Nigeria, and shattered multiple records in the process...

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  8. Olympic Basketball 2012: 3 Things We Learned from Spain's Win over Great Britain

    I know that Spain fields the second-best basketball team in the 2012 Olympics . However, right now, that's incredibly hard for me to believe. Why? Because I watched Spain's game against Great Britain today...

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  9. Breaking Down What the Hunter Pence Trade Means for the Giants

    Hunter Pence is a Giant, and he is getting ready to play his first game with his new team. Yesterday, multiple reports confirmed that Pence was headed to San Francisco...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 1,561 reads 2 comments

  10. Washington Nationals Rumors: Will the Nats Make a Splash at the Trade Deadline?

    The MLB Trade Deadline is approaching, and every GM in baseball is on the phone trying to improve their team. Nationals GM Mike Rizzo, however, hasn't been on the phone as much as some other GMs...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 1,614 reads 6 comments

  11. MLB Trade Rumors: Could the SF Giants Trade for Hunter Pence or Shane Victorino?

    The San Francisco Giants have already made a major splash at the trade deadline. However, they could make another big one. San Francisco's rival, the Philadelphia Phillies , are 16...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 18,922 reads 71 comments

  12. SF Giants: 3 Reasons Why the Marco Scutaro Trade Makes Them NL's Team to Beat

    The San Francisco Giants finally made a trade, just like we all knew they would. No, they didn't bring in Hunter Pence. No, Shin-Soo Choo isn't coming to San Francisco. And no, Brandon League won't be wearing a Giants uniform today...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 6,980 reads 50 comments

  13. MLB Trade Rumors: Updates and Reactions to the Latest Atlanta Braves Buzz

    Trade season is here, and the Atlanta Braves are desperately trying to make moves. Atlanta is 4.5 games back of the first place Nationals , and they need to add depth to their pitching staff...

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  14. MLB Trade Rumors: Will the New York Mets Buy or Sell at the Trade Deadline?

    At the All-Star break, the New York Mets were just 4.5 games out of first place in the tough NL East. Now, the Mets are 11.5 games out of first place and obviously falling apart...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 1,683 reads 4 comments

  15. 4 Players the Washington Nationals Wish They Never Traded

    Trades are a big part of baseball, and sometimes, trades can determine who ends up winning the World Series. Teams looking to upgrade at certain positions unload their farm system to acquire an impact bat or arm ready to help their team win...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 1,791 reads 5 comments

  16. MLB Trade Rumors: 3 Trades the San Francisco Giants Should Consider Making

    The Giants are in first place, but they would still benefit from making some trades. San Francisco leads the NL West by 2.5 games, but some players are in huge slumps...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 10,966 reads 17 comments

  17. Tampa Bay Rays Are Smart to Acquire Infielder Ryan Roberts from Arizona D-Backs

    The Rays are in the playoff hunt, and they're looking to make some moves to improve their playoff chances. Luckily for them, they made one. Tampa Bay traded for D-Backs third baseman Ryan Roberts , who will provide depth to the infield...

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  18. Pittsburgh Pirates Reportedly Acquire Houston Astros Pitcher Wandy Rodriguez

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have been a great team this year. With just one simple move, they got a lot better. According to multiple sources, Pittsburgh acquired Houston Astros ' lefty Wandy Rodriguez ...

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  19. MLB Rumors: Ryan Dempster Would Make the Atlanta Braves World Series Contenders

    Ryan Dempster has drawn lots of interest from lots of teams, but it looks like he's found a home. According to ESPN.com, a deal is in the works that would send Dempster to the Braves ...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 1,215 reads 8 comments

  20. San Francisco Giants Reportedly Have Interest in Indians Closer Chris Perez

    When star closer Brian Wilson went down with an elbow injury, Bruce Bochy had a big decision to make. Should he let star reliever Sergio Romo close? Should he let dominant lefty ...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 2,857 reads 57 comments

  21. MLB Trade Rumors: Could the Atlanta Braves Trade for a Starting Pitcher?

    With Brandon Beachy, Tim Hudson and Tommy Hanson going strong two months into the season, the Braves looked like they would have a great rotation down the stretch. However, Beachy got hurt...

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  22. MLB Trade Rumors: Updates and Reactions on the Latest New York Mets Buzz

    The MLB trade deadline is rolling around, and the New York Mets need to make a major move. Even though the Mets are just 8.5 games back of the first-place Nationals , they have lots of holes...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 3,448 reads 10 comments

  23. Breaking Down How John Lannan's Gem Is Bad for Washington Nationals Fans

    When the Washington Nationals needed a win most, John Lannan delivered. Washington had been outscored by nine runs in a three-game losing streak which featured a game where the Nats blew a nine-run lead...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 1,241 reads 10 comments

  24. MLB Trade Rumors: Could the San Francisco Giants Trade for a Closer?

    When Brian Wilson got hurt in April, Bruce Bochy had a big decision to make. Would he choose Sergio Romo, the star reliever whom righties can't hit? Would he choose Javier Lopez, ...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 9,332 reads 37 comments

  25. Tim Lincecum: How the Giants Ace Proved That He Recovered from His Poor 1st Half

    Tim Lincecum came into Saturday's game against the Astros hoping to regain his confidence with a good start. And he did that and shut out the Astros through eight innings while striking out 11 batters...

    Baily Deeter Written by Baily Deeter about over 2 years ago 1,148 reads 21 comments