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Bay Area baseball back in play

Bay Area baseball back in play

Victoria Groenewold,
Contributor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

The 2017 baseball season starts this weekend and both the Giants and the A’s made roster moves to improve on last season’s results. San Francisco Giants This season, Giants fans will notice some star players absent from the roster. Relief pitcher Santiago Casilla signed with the Oakland Athlet...

Oakland A’s presence felt in the World Series

Oakland A’s presence felt in the World Series

Cameron Stover,
Contributor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

Oakland A’s fans who tuned into the World Series may have recognized a familiar face or two. As a matter of fact, they might have recognized seven familiar faces on the field playing for both the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs. Seeing these former A’s playing on baseball’s biggest sta...

Giants even-year mojo wears off

Giants even-year mojo wears off

Cameron Stover,
Contributor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

The even-year magic has worn off. The San Francisco Giants saw their season end after surrendering four runs in the top of the 9th inning during the National League Divisional Series against the Chicago Cubs. The Giants lost the series three games to one. Breaking major-league records, the Gi...

Even year equals championship for San Francisco

Even year equals championship for San Francisco

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

June 29, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s no secret that the San Francisco Giants perform better in even calendar years. The last three even years have each yielded a World Series championship to the team that plays in the Bay. This year is no different: The Giants are currently leading the MLB with 49 wins and hold an eight game div...

San Francisco Giant’s Championship Pattern

San Francisco Giant’s Championship Pattern

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

In 2010, 2012 and 2014, the San Francisco Giants defied the odds and brought a World Series title back to San Francisco. With the Giants 2016 season underway, the Bay Area has to wonder if another even year championship is in the cards? One thing is for sure: When compared to the three even year World S...

Green & gold minus the green

Green & gold minus the green

by Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports editor

September 30, 2015


Filed under Sports

Do you like pain? What about having your heart ripped out once a year for a few months at a time? If this sounds good to you, than you should be an Oakland A’s fan. Every year the green and gold are outnumbered and overmatched. When you check the annual total payroll numbers for MLB teams the Athle...

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