SAN FRANCISCO – In case you’re a little hazy on the All-Star roster rules, allow us to provide clarification: No, Madison Bumgarner cannot pinch-hit for the NL team. Or start at designated hitter. He’s inactive for the game, his activities limited to cheering for Yasiel...
The A’s played outstanding baseball over the first 95 games, earning some much-needed rest before gearing up for the second half of the season.
Mario Gotze scored in the 113th minute as Germany held on to win in extra time and defeat Argentina 1-0 for the World Cup title.
Thanks to the addition of two pitchers, the A's believe they have now found a winning balance with their starting rotation.
The Giants didn’t expect Marco Scutaro to handle consecutive starts which is why the second baseman is not in Sunday's lineup.
Tim Hudson will be making his fourth All-Star appearance as he will be named to replace Madison Bumgarner on the NL’s active roster.