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Sanchez again gets nod to catch Lincecum

Sanchez again gets nod to catch Lincecum Updated Apr 9, 2013
Once again, backup Hector Sanchez caught right-hander Tim Lincecum instead of starter Buster Posey. Once again, Giants manager Bruce Bochy insisted that no hidden agenda existed -- certainly nothing that would suggest, as he has maintained, that Lincecu…
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  • Motte's season in jeopardy?

    Motte's season in jeopardy? Apr 9, 2013
    St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte faces reconstructive elbow surgery if his condition doesn't improve in the next three weeks or so.
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  • Long gone, Ebbets Field continues to live on in lore

    Long gone, Ebbets Field continues to live on in lore Apr 9, 2013
    One hundred years ago Tuesday, Ebbets Field hosted its first regular-season baseball game as the home of the Dodgers. For those who saw games there, it remains vivid in memories of a time long gone.
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  • Pence's homer enough for Bumgarner, Giants

    Pence's homer enough for Bumgarner, Giants Apr 9, 2013
    The Giants relied on Hunter Pence's three-run homer and clutch pitching Monday to post their seventh win in a row over Colorado, a 4-2 victory.
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Despite reports, Revis trade makes too much sense not to happen

    Apr 9
    As the saga drags on into yet another week this spring, with any signs of progress becoming harder to discern, it's easy to look at the Darrelle Revis trade talks between New York and Tampa Bay and see a stalemate, stand-off and showdown with no end in …
  • Peter King: Brian Banks not worried about long-shot odds to make Falcons

    Apr 9
    Brian Banks and his mother, one of the only people who really believed Banks was innocent of rape for a decade, were on a dream trip to Times Square in New York last week, walking and marveling at the sights they were seeing for the first time after tel…
  • Coast to Coast - Who's the 2012-13 NBA Coach of the Year?

    Apr 9
    Our experts debate who should take home this season's Coach of the Year trophy.