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San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, seen here August 3, hit a three-run homer on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Buster Posey’s three-run home run powers Giants’ 6-3 victory over Cubs

AT&T PARK — San Francisco Giants “first baseman” Buster Posey blasted a…

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, seen here August 3, hit a three-run homer on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The outfield bump fists after defeating the Oakland Athletics 11-2 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Carlos Moncrief’s big arm gives Giants manager options for late-game defensive switches

When San Francisco Giants outfielder Carlos Moncrief misplayed a fly ball from…

The outfield bump fists after defeating the Oakland Athletics 11-2 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Dagoberto provides assist in first start; SF Deltas beat Cosmos

Dagoberto provides assist in first start; SF Deltas beat Cosmos

The only player with more Brazilian titles than Dagoberto Pelentier is Pele,…

Dagoberto provides assist in first start; SF Deltas beat Cosmos
Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Brandon Belt leaves game after getting hit by a pitch as Giants lose 2-1

AT&T PARK — Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Anthony Banda recoiled immediately after hitting…

Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants left fielder Jarrett Parker (6) blows bubbles in left field during an MLB game against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants call-ups Ryder Jones and Jarrett Parker bring spark to sputtering offense

AT&T PARK — San Francisco Giants third baseman Ryder Jones and outfielder Jarrett…

San Francisco Giants left fielder Jarrett Parker (6) blows bubbles in left field during an MLB game against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Eduardo Nunez celebrates with teammates after hitting a walkoff single in the bottom of the tenth inning on Tuesday at AT&T Park. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Eduardo Nunez’s walk-off single halts Giants’ losing skid at four games

AT&T PARK – San Francisco Giants infielder Conor Gillaspie celebrated his 30th…

Eduardo Nunez celebrates with teammates after hitting a walkoff single in the bottom of the tenth inning on Tuesday at AT&T Park. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Brandon Belt. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants first baseman Brandon Belt returns to lineup after wrist injury

AT&T PARK — San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt is back…

Brandon Belt. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jae-gyun Hwang (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants start Jae-Gyun Hwang at first base as Brandon Belt’s wrist pain persists

AT&T PARK — San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt will miss his…

Jae-gyun Hwang (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Matt Moore. (Stan Olszewski/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Sloppy defense dooms Giants in 5-3 loss to Cleveland

AT&T Park — All San Francisco Giants starter Matt Moore needed to…

Matt Moore. (Stan Olszewski/2016 Special to S.F. Examiner)
July 15, 2017; San Francisco, CA, USA; NASL The Miami FC vs. San Francisco Deltas at Kezar Stadium in Golden Gate Park.  Photo: Robert Edwards-KLC fotos.

SF Deltas poised for playoff push despite back-to-back losses against Miami

The San Francisco Deltas controlled their destiny in a title race with…

July 15, 2017; San Francisco, CA, USA; NASL The Miami FC vs. San Francisco Deltas at Kezar Stadium in Golden Gate Park.  Photo: Robert Edwards-KLC fotos.
Khris Davis walk-off home run gives A’s 5-3 win over Indians

Khris Davis walk-off home run gives A’s 5-3 win over Indians

OAKLAND — Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman entered Saturday’s matchup with…

Khris Davis walk-off home run gives A’s 5-3 win over Indians
Injury riddled A’s expect Kendall Graveman, Chad Pinder back in August

Injury riddled A’s expect Kendall Graveman, Chad Pinder back in August

OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics have used the disabled list 20 times…

Injury riddled A’s expect Kendall Graveman, Chad Pinder back in August

Former Stanford star Alix Klineman impresses at AVP San Francisco

In 2013, indoor volleyball player Alix Klineman was suspended 13 months for…

Johnny Cueto's ERA jumped to 4.51 on Sunday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Giants to start Johnny Cueto ahead of Matt Cain in final game before All Star break

AT&T PARK — The San Francisco Giants will start Johnny Cueto in place…

Johnny Cueto's ERA jumped to 4.51 on Sunday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Jeff Samardzija. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Jeff Samardzija can’t contain Miami’s lineup, Giants lose

AT&T PARK -- On the night the San Francisco Giants honored home…

Jeff Samardzija. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
SF Deltas forward Tommy Heinemann celebrates one of his two goals against Puerto Rico FC at Kezar Stadium in Golden Gate Park on July 2. (Courtesy Robert Edwards)

SF Deltas, SF City FC take on difficult soccer market with different philosophies

When the San Francisco Deltas kicked off their inaugural season in March,…

SF Deltas forward Tommy Heinemann celebrates one of his two goals against Puerto Rico FC at Kezar Stadium in Golden Gate Park on July 2. (Courtesy Robert Edwards)
Jharel Cotton, seen here in May, lost to the Chicago White Sox on Monday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

A’s defense does not support Jharel Cotton in 7-2 defeat to White Sox

OAKLAND — Jharel Cotton allowed four earned runs Monday night against the…

Jharel Cotton, seen here in May, lost to the Chicago White Sox on Monday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
The Oakland Athletics are hoping another outing against James Shields turns out to be a good thing. (Courtesy seanbirm/Flickr)

A’s hope rematch with James Shields can wake up slumping bats

OAKLAND — In eight games since scoring 10 runs against the Chicago White…

The Oakland Athletics are hoping another outing against James Shields turns out to be a good thing. (Courtesy seanbirm/Flickr)
Franklin Barreto (1), seen here on July 1, 2017, hit two three-run homers on Friday. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Franklin Barreto’s walk-off home run gives A’s 7-6 win

OAKLAND — After Oakland Athletics shortstop Franklin Barreto struck out in the third…

Franklin Barreto (1), seen here on July 1, 2017, hit two three-run homers on Friday. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group/TNS)
(Courtesy Robert Edwards/KLC fotos)

SF Deltas deliver third straight clean sheet in 2-0 win over Puerto Rico FC

The San Francisco Deltas needed at least a draw against Puerto Rico…

(Courtesy Robert Edwards/KLC fotos)