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San Francisco Giants' Trevor Brown reacts after a called third strike thrown by Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ during the eighth inning of Tuesday's game. Toronto won 4-0. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Giants waste rare Matt Cain gem

AT&T PARK — Even before Matt Cain took the mound on Tuesday night,…

 

After a spring training filled with health concerns, Denard Span had no trouble finding a groove offensively on Opening Day on Monday. He hit a three-run home run and went 2-for-5 with five runs batted in. (Tom Lynn/AP)

Giants stake early claim to ‘best offense in baseball’

MILWAUKEE — OK, Sluggo, how’s this for openers ... Twelve runs, 15…

 

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly,left, and hitting coach Barry Bond speaking with the media during the team's FanFest at Marlins Park on Saturday. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald via AP)

Barry Bonds: ‘God knows, I’m a Hall of Famer’

MIAMI — Giancarlo Stanton grew up a Dodgers fan and remembers attending…

 

San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto smiles while doing an interview for social media Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Cueto must do more than ‘fool around’

His floppy dreads are bigger than he is, which is 5-10 going…

San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto smiles while doing an interview for social media Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Washington Nationals catcher Pedro Severino looks out through netting on a fence while warming up in the bullpen during a spring training baseball workout in Viera, Fla. (David Goldman/AP)

MLB recommends more netting

NASHVILLE, TENN. — Major League Baseball recommended teams have protective netting between…

Washington Nationals catcher Pedro Severino looks out through netting on a fence while warming up in the bullpen during a spring training baseball workout in Viera, Fla. (David Goldman/AP)
While Giants talk, retooling Diamondbacks deliver

While Giants talk, retooling Diamondbacks deliver

NASHVILLE, Tenn — The Giants didn’t land Zack Greinke, didn’t land Ben…

While Giants talk, retooling Diamondbacks deliver
Former Giants slugger Barry Bonds will become the new hitting coach of the Miami Marlins. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Perfect place for Bonds: 3,000 miles away

The needle once moved for Barry Bonds in this city, so to…

Former Giants slugger Barry Bonds will become the new hitting coach of the Miami Marlins. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Buster Posey watches his two-run double fall just fair down the right field line in the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)

Posey, Belt gang up on Padres’ bullpen in Giants win

SAN DIEGO — Matt Cain knows he doesn’t have time to settle…

Buster Posey watches his two-run double fall just fair down the right field line in the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerIf 33 percent of the housing is below market rate for the Giants’ Mission Rock development near AT&T Park

Approval for Giants’ Mission Rock hinges on housing mix, poll shows

San Franciscans are OK with new development and will even approve tall…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerIf 33 percent of the housing is below market rate for the Giants’ Mission Rock development near AT&T Park
SF Examiner file photoOscar Arana was convicted Monday in the senseless stabbing of a high school classmate in Union Square on the night the Giants’ World Series victory parade. The victim was paralyzed from the chest down.

Conviction in stabbing after 2010 World Series victory parade

A 23-year-old San Francisco man is facing life in prison for a…

SF Examiner file photoOscar Arana was convicted Monday in the senseless stabbing of a high school classmate in Union Square on the night the Giants’ World Series victory parade. The victim was paralyzed from the chest down.