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Stephen Vogt goes deep twice in spring training game

MESA, Ariz. — Stephen Vogt hit a pair of home runs and…

Mr. Clean: Buster Posey explains excessive water use

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Buster Posey would like to clear up one thing…

Mets pitcher first to draw lifetime drug ban

NEW YORK — Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to…

World’s Team? Homeless Raiders should give it a try

Word has leaked that the Raiders will play the Houston Texans in…

A’s hire woman as instructor

Justine Siegal, who was the first woman to throw batting practice for…

Feds end prosecution of Barry Bonds without conviction

The U.S. Department of Justice formally dropped its criminal prosecution of Barry Bonds, Major…

SF State to host Junior Giants

San Francisco is poised to offer the first-ever urban youth baseball academy…

MLB pumps up ball security after Tom Brady flap

NEW YORK — Even before Tom Brady was penalized, Major League Baseball…

Manfred hopeful of A's getting new ballpark in Oakland

NEW YORK -- New baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is optimistic the Athletics…

Lester tells Giants he won’t join champs

SAN DIEGO -- Jon Lester will not be staying in the Bay…

As Lester waits, A's may be poised to deal Samardzija

SAN DIEGO -- As players and teams waited for Jon Lester to…

Baseball meetings to open with stress on offense

SAN DIEGO -- When baseball officials last gathered in San Diego for…

MLB umpire Dale Scott comes out as gay

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott says he is…

Selig's imprint seen in Game 7 of World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For his final game as baseball commissioner, Bud…

Giants drop Morse from NLDS roster, Nats' Detwiler gone too

WASHINGTON — Left-hander Ross Detwiler was left off the Washington Nationals' roster…

Fans should celebrate teams' wild-card opportunities

There's no such thing is backing into the playoffs in baseball. Sure,…

Selig forms committee on pace of game issues

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig expects to receive a recommendation in the next…

Steroids Era allows media to have edge on players

With all due respect to the sanctity of baseball’s record book, the…

A's, Giants give Bay Area high hopes for playoffs

The small-budget Oakland Athletics are baseball's best team at the break in…

Baseball All-Stars congregate as pitchers dominate

MINNEAPOLIS — Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League’s…