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Report: Astros looking into potential Jeff Samardzija trade
July 15th, 2017 at 3:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Mar 13, 2017; Surprise, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija against the Texas Rangers during a Cactus League spring training game at Surprise Stadium. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Houston Astros are looking to bolster their starting rotation and may be going Shark hunting. According to...

Pablo Sandoval would reportedly ‘love’ to return to Giants
July 15th, 2017 at 12:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** Sandoval may long to head back to the place where he won three World Series championships and a World Series MVP. Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Pablo Sandoval's tenure in Boston was an unmitigated disaster, and now that it's over, he reportedly wants to return to a place where he...

Bumgarner returns as Saturday boasts seven aces
July 15th, 2017 at 9:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** Look who's back! Of course, it might be too little, too late for the Giants. Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports It's day two of the second half of the MLB season, and guess what? We have sevenâ??count 'emâ??seven (!) aces working in isolation on this evening-heavy baseball slate. Check 'em...

Rob Manfred partially right that bats are cause of HR boom
July 12th, 2017 at 2:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** Manfred posits another theory for why home runs are being hit at a record pace. Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports Balls are flying out of baseball stadiums at record rates in 2017. So, what's the cause? The idea of a juiced ball has gotten a lot of attention but commissioner...

Summer League 2017: What happens in Vegas, stays in the G League
July 10th, 2017 at 5:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** The presence of Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball at Summer League turned the annual event from a sleepy affair to a sold-out event.  Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports This weekend, I made a pilgrimage to Las Vegas for NBA Summer League. For years, Vegas has been the place...