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Draymond Green: ‘We’re on our way’

The Warriors’ power forward, defensive wizard and outspoken wordsmith was addressing all topics Wednesday night after he and his teammates clinched a spot in the NBA Finals. In training camp, we said we have one goal, [Read entire story]

Draymond Green: ‘We’re on our way’

The Warriors’ power forward, defensive wizard and outspoken wordsmith was addressing all topics Wednesday night after he and his teammates clinched a spot in the NBA Finals. In training camp, we said we have one goal, [Read entire story]

Kevin McHale: ‘I don’t think this is really a physical series’

When clotheslining Kurt Rambis, as McHale did in the 1984 finals, didn’t warrant such things as a flagrant 2. [...] when he was asked moments ago in his pregame news conference about Dwight Howard and Andrew Bogut [Read entire story]

A’s lose 1-0 — on unearned run, of course

Familiar faces were back in place, and A’s manager Bob Melvin spoke of how two important players not only would make the A’s a better team but make them feel better about themselves, especially on the heels of the [Read entire story]

Doolittle more confident in his offspeed pitches

Sean Doolittle said he feels “more like a complete pitcher” after working on his changeup and slider while missing the first two months of the season. With Doolittle’s velocity not up to par after he suffered a [Read entire story]

Giants’ Posey develops into strong defender at 1st base, too

When he’s catching, much of Buster Posey’s busy pregame work involves reviewing scouting reports, studying video of opposing batters, and meeting with his pitcher and pitching coach to discuss strategy. Posey [Read entire story]

Look who leads Giants in RBIs: Brandon Crawford

Nearing the quarter mark of the season for the Giants, who host the first-place Dodgers on Tuesday night, Crawford has evolved into one of the majors’ elite overall shortstops, combining expert defense (taking it to a [Read entire story]

Santiago Casilla enjoys perfect finish

CINCINNATI — Santiago Casilla walked off the mound, thrilled that he earned his ninth save Sunday by striking out the side. There was more to the story, and Casilla was informed in the dugout by teammate Tim [Read entire story]

Giants slug way to another win over Reds

CINCINNATI — The Giants love hitting in the National League Central. After slugging their way to a 9-8 win over the Reds on Sunday, capping a wild three-game stretch in which they collected 30 runs, 45 hits and seven [Read entire story]

Big night for Pence as Giants rout Reds 11-2

[...] he was and made his 2015 Giants debut Saturday night, going 2-for-3, scoring three runs and helping inspire an 11-2 victory over the Reds, the Giants’ second straight rout. In Pence’s presence, the Giants set [Read entire story]

Matt Cain progressing, but still has a ways to go

HOUSTON — Matt Cain continues to progress in his rehab, throwing 30 pitches off a bullpen mound Friday and awaiting his next session Tuesday. Cain isn’t close to returning to the Giants’ rotation — he hasn’t [Read entire story]

Giants rout Reds on eve of Pence’s return

CINCINNATI - The Giants crushed two homers and collected a season high in runs Friday night, routing the Reds 10-2. The Giants are calling up the right fielder from Triple-A Sacramento and plan to start him here [Read entire story]

Rerun for Giants: new city, same kind of loss

Or did Tim Lincecum simply morph into Stu Miller, the former Giants reliever who supposedly (but not really) was blown off the mound in the 1961 All-Star Game at Candlestick Park? Twice he collapsed to the ground while [Read entire story]

Hall of Famer Monte Irvin gets Giants’ World Series ring

HOUSTON — Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, 96, received a 2014 Giants World Series ring Wednesday. Team President Larry Baer and general manager Bobby Evans hand-delivered the ring at the home of Irvin’s daughter in West [Read entire story]

Giants finally score more than 6 runs, beat Astros 8-1

HOUSTON — Hunter Pence had three hits and three RBIs in an 11-4 victory. Behind a couple of rookies’ eventful evenings, the Giants two-upped their season high in runs and beat the Astros 8-1 at Minute Maid Park in [Read entire story]

Yankees benefiting from, if not celebrating, A-Rod’s resurgence

For Yankees fans, PED suddenly stands for production, entertainment and drama. Alex Rodriguez got a curtain call at Yankee Stadium after his 661st home run Thursday, and even A-Rod hadn’t imagined the love he’d [Read entire story]

Lincecum, McGehee lead Giants to 6-0 win over Marlins

Giants fans always loved Tim Lincecum. Now they’re warming to Casey McGehee. Further proof that in baseball, anything’s possible. A whole lot of cheers were heard at Third and King [Read entire story]

Giants’ shutout streak ends in loss as McGehee’s role is pondered

Playing a flawless third base, Casey McGehee’s position, Duffy went 2-for-3 and scored the Giants’ only run on Nori Aoki’s third-inning single. “It’s fair to say he’s doing a nice job — off a tough [Read entire story]

How Joey Amalfitano helped on Willie Mays’ career day

Happy birthday, Willie Mays — from a congregation of millions, including Joey Amalfitano, who had a hand in Willie’s biggest day at the plate. Amalfitano, a Giants special assistant and former teammate of Mays, [Read entire story]

Memphis guard Conley’s status for Game 2 still unclear

Point guard Mike Conley said he got the green light from the Grizzlies’ medical people to play Tuesday night in Game 2. To which coach Dave Joerger said, “The medical people just told me he’s doubtful.” While [Read entire story]