MLB trade deadline

Oakland Athletics' manager Bob Melvin watches the game in the dugout against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics trade for Detroit starter Mike Fiers

After already landing former All-Star closer Jeurys Familia two weeks before the…

 

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner delivers to home against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bonta Hill: San Francisco Giants are stuck as trade deadline looms

Tuesday afternoon on the Greg Papa Show on 95.7 The Game, Jon…

 

Oakland Athletics' manager Bob Melvin heads back to the dugout after making a pitching change against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Breaking down the sinkerballing Jeurys Familia

OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics catcher Jonathan Lucroy spent seven and a half…

 

Trade rumors swirl around A's ace Sonny Gray. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

A’s Melvin sounds resigned to departure of Sonny Gray

OAKLAND — Asked about the stress of the MLB trade deadline before…

Trade rumors swirl around A's ace Sonny Gray. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Former San Francisco Giants general manager Bobby Evans sits in the home dugout in 2017. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Giants GM aims to navigate building for future while competing sooner than later

AT&T PARK — The San Francisco Giants officially became sellers during the…

Former San Francisco Giants general manager Bobby Evans sits in the home dugout in 2017. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso, like teammates Sonny Gray and Jed Lowerie, is one of the most speculated-about members of the team on the trade front. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The human side of the deadline

Donning a white jersey, the name “Alonso” written across the shoulders, the…

Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso, like teammates Sonny Gray and Jed Lowerie, is one of the most speculated-about members of the team on the trade front. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
If Eduardo Núñez can prove he’s healthy, the San Francisco Giants could send him to a contender who could use his speed and versatility. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

As second-half begins, Bay Area MLB teams navigate lost summer

Bruce Bochy spent his All-Star break confronting an unfamiliar reality. For the…

If Eduardo Núñez can prove he’s healthy, the San Francisco Giants could send him to a contender who could use his speed and versatility. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jim O’Neil is Chip Kelly’s guy on defense this year. Hopefully, for the Faithful’s sake, he’s up for the task. (Courtesy 49ers via Twitter)

Niners’ shotgun marriage could be doomed to backfire

Nobody runs defenses into the ground like Chip Kelly and his frenetic…

Jim O’Neil is Chip Kelly’s guy on defense this year. Hopefully, for the Faithful’s sake, he’s up for the task. (Courtesy 49ers via Twitter)
Mark Melancon could be a more cost-effective solution for the Giants’ problems at closer. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)

Sleeping Giants need wake-up call before trade deadline

If you saw this coming at Third and King, raise your hand.…

Mark Melancon could be a more cost-effective solution for the Giants’ problems at closer. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
Dennis Green with then Stanford athletic director Andy Geiger en route to a press conference where Green was announced as Stanford University’s new head coach. Green passed away on Thursday. (Sal Veder/AP)

Former Stanford, 49ers coach Dennis Green left his mark

Many will remember the late Dennis Green most for his postgame tirade…

Dennis Green with then Stanford athletic director Andy Geiger en route to a press conference where Green was announced as Stanford University’s new head coach. Green passed away on Thursday. (Sal Veder/AP)
Andrew Miller would make a great San Francisco Giant. But the odds are against that move being made. (Adam Hunger/AP)

Andrew Miller would be a great addition for the Giants — don’t hold your breath

Andrew Miller would look great in Giants orange and black. It’s true,…

Andrew Miller would make a great San Francisco Giant. But the odds are against that move being made. (Adam Hunger/AP)
Now that Cole Hamels has been dealt to the Texas Rangers, the Giants must quickly find help for the starting rotation. (Kathy Willens/AP)

With Hamels off market, Giants on clock

On the day the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired acquired Mat Latos and…

Now that Cole Hamels has been dealt to the Texas Rangers, the Giants must quickly find help for the starting rotation. (Kathy Willens/AP)