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Clarivel Fong/Special to the S.F. ExaminerTotal package: Galileo’s Kyle Nelson pitched a complete game and drove in the go-ahead runs with a triple in Thursday’s victory.

Well-rounded Kyle Nelson does it with bat and arm

To the likely chagrin of the rest of the Academic Athletic Association,…

Clarivel Fong/Special to the S.F. ExaminerTotal package: Galileo’s Kyle Nelson pitched a complete game and drove in the go-ahead runs with a triple in Thursday’s victory.
Getty Images file photoBrian Wilson confirmed that he will likely miss the rest of the season and need Tommy John surgery.

Giants' Brian Wilson to disabled list, confirms year could be done

Giants closer Brian Wilson confirmed Sunday he is likely in need of…

Getty Images file photoBrian Wilson confirmed that he will likely miss the rest of the season and need Tommy John surgery.
Getty Images file photoThanks to more interleague games scheduled to start in 2013

Only a matter of time before National League adopts DH

For National League fans, this will be the last season of watching…

Getty Images file photoThanks to more interleague games scheduled to start in 2013
Mark J. Rebilas/US PresswireGiants catcher Buster Posey

Giants unravel as mistakes stack up against Diamondbacks

PHOENIX — Matt Cain can only hope all future six-run leads will…

Mark J. Rebilas/US PresswireGiants catcher Buster Posey

Cal baseball team able to capitalize on opportunities against USF

BERKELEY — The late-inning magic that propelled Cal to the College World…

Getty Images file photoThe Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun answers questions during a news conference after his 50-game suspension was overturned.

Braun case shows baseball in need of radical changes to drug policy

Major League Baseball has gone from one extreme to another on performance-enhancing…

Getty Images file photoThe Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun answers questions during a news conference after his 50-game suspension was overturned.
Devin Chen/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSenior Nick Tam rounds second during a two-run homer that helped Lowell jump out to a 10-0 lead.

Lowell comes out swinging, routs Stuart Hall

While defending Academic Athletic Association baseball champion Washington High School has limped…

Devin Chen/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSenior Nick Tam rounds second during a two-run homer that helped Lowell jump out to a 10-0 lead.
US Presswire file photoThe A’s picked up controversial slugger Manny Ramirez for pennies on the dollar

Oakland A's GM Billy Beane an expert at shaking things up

The A’s? “Team Irrelevant”? Grabbing supposedly the best Cuban baseball playing defector…

US Presswire file photoThe A’s picked up controversial slugger Manny Ramirez for pennies on the dollar
Devin Chen/Special to The S.F. ExaminerEl Camino junior shortstop Nick Moisant tries to complete a double play Monday.

El Camino baseball team scores nine runs in final two innings of rout against Washington

The Washington High School baseball team may be the defending Academic Athletic…

Devin Chen/Special to The S.F. ExaminerEl Camino junior shortstop Nick Moisant tries to complete a double play Monday.
Devin Chen/Special to The S.F. ExaminerEl Camino junior shortstop Nick Moisant tries to complete a double play Monday.

El Camino baseball team scores nine runs in final two innings of rout against Washington

The Washington High School baseball team may be the defending Academic Athletic…

Devin Chen/Special to The S.F. ExaminerEl Camino junior shortstop Nick Moisant tries to complete a double play Monday.

Dunn hopes he's done talking about miserable 2011

Adam Dunn used the first week of his offseason to chill out…

Frank McCourt starts to cut bidders for Dodgers

Frank McCourt has started to cut the number of bidders seeking to…

No questions asked: Twins say they're set in OF

The Minnesota Twins have carried plenty of depth in their outfield for…

Red Sox tickets go digital to foil scalping

The Boston Red Sox are going to a new digital ticketing system…

US Presswire file photoCenter fielder Coco Crisp is expected to attend A’s FanFest at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Sunday

A's FanFest links players, salutes 20-game streak

With spring training less than a month away, Oakland fans can get…

US Presswire file photoCenter fielder Coco Crisp is expected to attend A’s FanFest at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Sunday

Acta confident Indians will contend

Manny Acta was warmly greeted in the hallway by Slider, the Indians'…

Brad Lidge, Washington Nationals Agree to Terms

(c) 2012, The Washington Post The Washington Nationals agreed to terms with…

Dodgers' Kershaw receives Warren Spahn Award

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw accepted the Warren Spahn Award on…

Fielder: Joining Tigers 'kind of a dream'

Prince Fielder was born in 1984, the last time Detroit won the…

Former pitcher Pascual added to Twins Hall of Fame

Former pitcher Camilo Pascual has been elected to the Minnesota Twins Hall…