Bay Area sports for week of April 4, 2021

A look at the upcoming major Bay Area sports events (schedules subject to change):

A look at the upcoming major Bay Area sports events (schedules subject to change):

Giants

Monday: at San Diego Padres, 7:10 p.m., Petco Park, NBCSBA

Tuesday: at San Diego Padres, 7:10 p.m., Petco Park, NBCSBA+

Wednesday: at San Diego Padres, 1:10 p.m., Petco Park, NBCSBA

Friday: vs. Colorado Rockies, 1:35 p.m., Oracle Park, NBCSBA

Saturday: vs. Colorado Rockies, 1:05 p.m., Oracle Park, NBCSBA

A’s

Sunday: vs. Houston Astros, 1:07 p.m., Coliseum, NBCSCA

Monday: vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 6:40 p.m., Coliseum, NBCSCA

Tuesday: vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 6:40 p.m., Coliseum, NBCSCA

Wednesday: vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 12:37 p.m., Coliseum, NBCSCA

Thursday: at Houston Astros, 5:10 p.m., Minute Maid Park, NBCSCA

Friday: at Houston Astros, 5:10 p.m., Minute Maid Park, NBCSCA

Saturday: at Houston Astros, 1:07 p.m., Minute Maid Park, FS1

Warriors

Today: at Atlanta Hawks, 4:30 p.m., State Farm Arena, NBCSBA-NBA TV

Tuesday: vs. Milwaukee Bucks, 7 p.m., Chase Center, NBCSBA-TNT

Friday: vs. Washington Wizards, 7 p.m., Chase Center, NBCSBA-NBA TV

Saturday: vs. Houston Rockets, 7 p.m., Chase Center, NBCSBA

Sharks

Tuesday: vs. Anaheim Ducks, 7:30 p.m., SAP Center, NBCSCA+

Friday: vs. Los Angeles Kings, 7:30 p.m., SAP Center, NBCSCA+

Saturday: vs. Los Angeles Kings, 7:30 p.m., SAP Center, NBCSCA

Stanford women’s basketball

Today: NCAA Tournament national championship game, 3 p.m., ESPN

Cal baseball

Tuesday: at Stanford, 6:05 p.m., Sunken Diamond, Stanford livestream

Friday: at Arizona, 6 p.m., Hi Corbett Field, Arizona livestream

Saturday: at Arizona, 6 p.m., Hi Corbett Field, Arizona livestream

Stanford baseball

Tuesday: vs. Cal, 6:05 p.m., Sunken Diamond, Stanford livestream

Friday: vs. UCLA, 2:05 p.m., Sunken Diamond, Stanford livestream

Saturday: vs. UCLA, 2:05 p.m., Sunken Diamond, Stanford livestream

USF baseball

Tuesday: vs. San Jose State, 3 p.m., Benedetti Diamond, WCC Network

Friday: at Santa Clara, 3 p.m., Schott Stadium, no TV

Saturday: at Santa Clara, 6 p.m., Schott Stadium, no TV

Cal softball

Tuesday: at St. Mary’s, 2 p.m., Cottrell Field, no TV

Friday: vs. Utah, 3 p.m., Levine-Fricke Field, Pac-12 Network

Saturday: vs. Utah (doubleheader), noon, Levine-Fricke Field, Pac-12 Network

Stanford softball

Friday: at Arizona State, 6:30 p.m., Farrington Softball Stadium, ASU livestream

Saturday: at Arizona State (doubleheader), 2 p.m., Farrington Softball Stadium, ASU livestream

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