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A fan holds up a photo of Wille McCovey as the San Francisco Giants paid tribute to legend Willie McCovey at AT&T Park on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Giants, fans honor Willie McCovey

The San Francisco Giants and about 2,000 fans honored the late Willie…

 

Bonnie Raitt and James Taylor warmed the crowd at AT&T Park on Saturday night. (Courtesy Giants Enterprises)

Taylor, Raitt, Diamond keep the hits comin’

On his 50th anniversary tour, Neil Diamond has got this arena pop-concert…

 

Alexis Busch was the first full-time batgirl in the MLB. The Giants will honor her with a plaque in the dugout before today’s game. (Courtesy Corey Busch)

Giants to dedicate plaque to Alexis Busch, former bat girl lost at sea

Alexis Busch loved baseball. She loved the Giants. And she loved AT&T…

 

Construction continues on the future Transbay Transit Center in downtown San Francisco on April 27, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Don’t pull brake cord on downtown Caltrain service

It’s taken a long time to get this far — 40 years…

Construction continues on the future Transbay Transit Center in downtown San Francisco on April 27, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, batting coach Hensley Meulens and bench coach Ron Wotus, right, react during the ninth inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Optimism escapes Bochy as Giants lose fifth-straight

He’s normally a man of silver linings and orange-and-black optimism. Bruce Bochy…

Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, batting coach Hensley Meulens and bench coach Ron Wotus, right, react during the ninth inning of a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
San Francisco’s seawall, seen near Pier 7 along The Embarcadero, is more susceptible to earthquake damage than previously thought. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Seismic risk found in San Francisco’s waterfront foundation, report shows

A major earthquake could significantly impact the foundation of San Francisco’s waterfront…

San Francisco’s seawall, seen near Pier 7 along The Embarcadero, is more susceptible to earthquake damage than previously thought. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto works against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning Sunday in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Giants bats bail out Cueto

AT&T PARK — After Johnny Cueto dug a five-run hole in the…

San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto works against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning Sunday in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Jeff Samardzija and Madison Bumgarner will be tasked with delivering on the Giants’ outsize expectations this season. (Photos: Jeff Chiu/AP)

Despite splashy additions, rotation remains enigma for Giants

A $220-million investment in the rotation has gone a long way toward…

Jeff Samardzija and Madison Bumgarner will be tasked with delivering on the Giants’ outsize expectations this season. (Photos: Jeff Chiu/AP)
People engage in a Virtual Reality experience of the SF Giants spring training at Scottsdale Stadium during the SF Giants Media Day at AT&T Park Tuesday March 29, 2016. VR experiences will be available to fans at the @Cafe behind the center field bleachers in the coming season.  Jaunt, a cinematic VR company, is partnering with SF Giants to produce videos throughout the season. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

AT&T Park dives into virtual reality

Whether it’s watching Buster Posey as he catches a fly ball or…

People engage in a Virtual Reality experience of the SF Giants spring training at Scottsdale Stadium during the SF Giants Media Day at AT&T Park Tuesday March 29, 2016. VR experiences will be available to fans at the @Cafe behind the center field bleachers in the coming season.  Jaunt, a cinematic VR company, is partnering with SF Giants to produce videos throughout the season. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence hits during a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, March 16, in Peoria, Ariz. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Hot Pence springs forward, Giants’ hopes follow him

Quick — pack Hunter Pence in bubble wrap and ship him to…

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence hits during a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, March 16, in Peoria, Ariz. (Jae C. Hong/AP)
Gregor Blanco will take a smaller role this year as the odd man out in the Giants' outfield. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Gregor Blanco moving forward as fourth outfielder for Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco is looking for any way…

Gregor Blanco will take a smaller role this year as the odd man out in the Giants' outfield. (Eric Risberg/AP)
AT&T Park is one of three MLB baseball stadiums — along with the Boston Red Sox’s Fenway Park and Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles — that will prohibit the use of all tobacco products by way of local laws this season. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

MLB reminder: No dipping at AT&T Park

Dusty Baker was a big dipper. He’s cut back his chaw over…

AT&T Park is one of three MLB baseball stadiums — along with the Boston Red Sox’s Fenway Park and Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles — that will prohibit the use of all tobacco products by way of local laws this season. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner, left, and starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija arrives for practice before the spring baseball season in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Thursday. (Chris Carlson/AP)

Jeff Samardzija relishes role in stacked Giants rotation

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Jeff Samardzija has the durability and strikeout capability to…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner, left, and starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija arrives for practice before the spring baseball season in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Thursday. (Chris Carlson/AP)
Greg Long, left, and Jamie Sterling surf a giant wave during the Mavericks surf contest in Half Moon Bay. The world's best big-wave competition, Titans of Mavericks has been set to start today. Mavericks is the world's premiere, high adrenaline, big wave surfing event is a one-day invitation-only surfing competition that is held at the legendary Mavericks surf break located near Half Moon Bay, about 20 miles south of San Francisco. (Ben Margot/AP)

Titans of Mavericks surf contest on tap

HALF MOON BAY — A surfing competition touted as one of the…

Greg Long, left, and Jamie Sterling surf a giant wave during the Mavericks surf contest in Half Moon Bay. The world's best big-wave competition, Titans of Mavericks has been set to start today. Mavericks is the world's premiere, high adrenaline, big wave surfing event is a one-day invitation-only surfing competition that is held at the legendary Mavericks surf break located near Half Moon Bay, about 20 miles south of San Francisco. (Ben Margot/AP)
“Odysseo,” a huge spectacle with horses, humans and stunts from the creators of “Cavalia,” is onstage under the big white tent near AT&T Park in San Francisco. (Courtesy François Bergeron)

‘Odysseo’ showcases human and horse symbiosis

Pioneering American psychologist Helen Thompson wrote, “In riding a horse, we borrow…

“Odysseo,” a huge spectacle with horses, humans and stunts from the creators of “Cavalia,” is onstage under the big white tent near AT&T Park in San Francisco. (Courtesy François Bergeron)
The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering

Warriors arena clears board committee; slated for full board next month

The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is continuing to wend its…

The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering
Metallica lead singer James Hetfield, left, plays the national anthem alongside guitarist Kirk Hammett before a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, May 2, 2015, in San Francisco. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Metallica to crash Super Bowl party

In an area ripe with options, Super Bowl week was sure to…

Metallica lead singer James Hetfield, left, plays the national anthem alongside guitarist Kirk Hammett before a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, May 2, 2015, in San Francisco. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Barry Bonds gives an interview prior to the Giants' game against the Washington Nationals in San Francisco on Thursday night. (Ben Margot/AP)

Bonds has ‘weight lifted off my shoulders’

Legally cleared at last, Barry Bonds is unconcerned with everybody else’s thoughts…

Barry Bonds gives an interview prior to the Giants' game against the Washington Nationals in San Francisco on Thursday night. (Ben Margot/AP)
The Giants' Jake Peavy says it will take a "lofty fine" to deter MLB players from using chewing tobacco. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Chew this, City Hall

Hello, Ed Lee. Been having a hellish week? Allow me to further…

The Giants' Jake Peavy says it will take a "lofty fine" to deter MLB players from using chewing tobacco. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner works against the Oakland A's in the first inning of Saturday's game. (Ben Margot/AP)

Can’t afford a Madbummer

He’ll always be a country music ballad, a drawl-dripping cross between an…

Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner works against the Oakland A's in the first inning of Saturday's game. (Ben Margot/AP)