It’s hard to flip on the radio these days without hearing the Los Angeles Dodgers being called the “Yankees of the West.”
I get it. With new ownership, the Dodgers are spending like Michael Jackson in an antique shop. But why are we so quick to compare Magic Johnson’s new pet project to the most successful franchise in the history of American professional sports? Read More
It may not be entirely accurate to make larger statements about teams based on one series, but it certainly is tempting at times like these.
The Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the Giants with a 4-0 victory on Sunday afternoon at AT&T Park, with marquee acquisition Hanley Ramirez driving in runs in all three games for Los Angeles. The Giants, who were shut out two games in a row, made no deal to match the Ramirez trade. Read More
A Giants-Dodgers series is always special, but the one starting at AT&T Park today has extra significance because this time, it’s the Dodgers who are strengthened and the Giants who are suffering. Read More
Friends of a Los Angeles Dodgers fan who may have fallen into the water at San Francisco's Pier 30-32 Monday after a baseball game are organizing a search effort to find him.
Victor Murillo, a 27-year-old correctional officer who works in Vacaville, was last seen on Pier 30-32 just off the Embarcadero at Bryant Street on Monday around 10:30 p.m. Read More
The Coast Guard has called off the water search for a 27-year-old man they believe fell into the Bay late Monday night.
The man, whose name has not been released, was last seen around 10:30 p.m. when he and a friend were returning from AT&T Park after watching the Giants play, according Coast Guard Officer Mark Leahy. Read More
Melky Cabrera homered and Ryan Vogelsong tossed seven shutout innings as the host Giants blanked the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 on Tuesday night. The Giants, who shut out the Dodgers 8-0 in the series opener Monday, have won 12 of their last 17 games against Los Angeles at AT&T Park. Read More
Giants fans, try not to hassle that Los Angeles Dodgers fan braving this weeks games at AT&T Park. He or she might be a cop.
Undercover officers are donning gear from the hated Dodgers during the current three-game series in an effort to enforce civility and prevent episodes like the one last year at Dodger Stadium in which Giants fan Bryan Stow was beaten until he was comatose. Read More
Tommy Milone continued his dominance at home with his first career complete game as host Oakland made it two straight over Los Angeles with a 4-1 win Thursday night.
Brandon Moss homered for the sixth time in eight games and Yoenis Cespedes returned to the lineup with two hits and an RBI as the A’s improved to 11-2 at home in interleague play against the Dodgers. Read More
Right-hander Brandon McCarthy allowed two hits in seven scoreless innings to win his sixth consecutive decision as the A’s topped the Dodgers 3-0 at the Oakland Coliseum on Tuesday.
Seth Smith and Jonny Gomes had RBI singles in a three-run first inning to help Oakland win for the sixth time in seven games. Read More
The Giants and A’s both tapped into Bay Area talent during the second day of the baseball draft Tuesday, while one area college had a player drafted for the first time in program history. Read More