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Zito, Giants appreciate just-ended winning streakUpdated Apr 17 Share Tweet
Following his Tuesday performance, in which Barry Zito's run of 11 straight victories (counting the posteason) came to an unceremonious end, the left-hander had an immediate chance to reflect on the achievement.
Giants place reliever Affeldt (oblique) on DLUpdated Apr 17 Share TweetThe San Francisco Giants placed left-handed pitcher Jeremy Affeldt on the 15-day disabled list with a right oblique strain.Source: ESPN.com
Brewers' bats come up big against ZitoUpdated Apr 17 Share TweetThe Brewers' 10-8 win over the Giants was settled in the eight-run third inning, an unlikely rally against Barry Zito that was highlighted by two-RBI hits for Rickie Weeks and Jonathan Lucroy, and Yuniesky Betancourt's fifth career grand slam.Source: MLB.com
Brewers Earn Walk-Off WinApr 17Pinch hitter Blake Lalli lofted a long single over the head of Gregor Blanco to drive in the game-winning run in the ninth inning.
Gutierrez: Key players to watch in EastApr 17Who has the most to prove in these playoffs? Israel Gutierrez examines each East series.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 6.0Apr 17Have to admit, I always kind of dread when the second-to-last mock of NFL draft season rolls around. Because the only mock that truly matters is the last one you do, and for me that's not forthcoming until next Thursday morning, the day of the draft. Bu…
Phil Jackson 'itching' to return to NBA as either coach or executive, sour…Apr 17After nearly two seasons in retirement, Phil Jackson has become increasingly interested in working in the NBA next season, according to sources familiar with his thinking.