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Lopez struck by batted ball, bruises pitching handMLB.com Feb 19, 2013Javier Lopez and the Giants survived a scare Tuesday, when the left-hander sustained a bruise as he was struck on the back of his pitching hand by a short-hop batted ball. Manager Bruce Bochy said that X-rays of Lopez's hand revealed no fracture.Share TweetPHOENIX (AP) -- Bartolo Colon knew he had failed a drug test for about six weeks before he got hit with a 50-game suspension last season. He made several starts for the Oakland Athletics while knowing he probably wouldn't participate in the pennant race…Share TweetCNNSI.com Feb 19, 2013NEW YORK (AP) -- San Francisco catcher Buster Posey received the steepest increase among players in salary arbitration this year.Share Tweet
Local brewery joins Giants in development projectMLB.com Feb 19, 2013Anchor Brewing, the largest manufacturer in San Francisco, has joined the city and the Giants organization in the Mission Rock Development Project as the first tenant of a 27-acre project planned for Pier 48.Share Tweet
The Oakland A’s are the early winners of photo dayIt's that time of the spring when baseball players are taking their annual photos - and that usually means a whole lot of entertainment. You'll be seeing more in the coming days here on The Stew, but even in the early stages of photo day, it's obvious tShare Tweet
Assessing the 49ers' need at wide receiverThe San Francisco 49ers finished the 2012 season with an NFL-high four wide receivers who entered the NFL as first-round draft choices. One of them, Michael Crabtree, enjoyed a breakout season with 1,105 yards during the regular season, plus 20 receptio…Share TweetCNNSI.com Feb 19, 2013WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ticket is for Row 1, Section B, Seat 7 of the Lower Grand Stand at Griffith Stadium. Game 7 of the 1924 World Series. The perforations are still intact - it was never torn in two by a ticket-taker. It's the only one of its kind kn…Share Tweet
Kevin Towers on being ‘sexiest GM’: ‘That’s not going to get me a contract extension’PHOENIX - Nearing the end of Cactus League media day at Chase Field on Monday, Bruce Bochy gave a hardy chuckle and cracked a wry grin. The San Francisco Giants manager had seen The Stew's rankings of the sexiest GMs in baseball, and that his former bosShare Tweet
Finding next home for 49ers' Alex SmithIn eight seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, Alex Smith has played for three head coaches, seven offensive coordinators and six quarterbacks coaches (seven if you count Pep Hamilton, who helped Jim Hostler coach the position in 2006). These many assoc…Share Tweet
Jacoby Jones’ new Ravens Super Bowl back tattoo is … permanentLook, far be it for any of us to cast aspersions on Jacoby Jones. The man scored two of the most amazing touchdowns in Super Bowl history within just a few minutes of each other: the 56-yard double-juke of two 49ers defenders and the 108-yard runback to…Share Tweet
Around the NFC West: QB draft lessonsThe Arizona Cardinals head to the NFL scouting combine with the seventh overall pick in the 2013 draft and an unsettled situation at quarterback. Around the NFC West: Feb. 19, 2013 Their division rivals from San Francisco were in a similar spot two year…Share Tweet
Will Oakland keep Brandon Myers?One of the more interesting AFC West free agents this year will be Oakland tight end Brandon Myers. Myers broke out as a receiving threat in 2012. He had 79 catches and he was quarterback Carson Palmer’s top receiving target. He was a great bail-out optShare Tweet
Jazz Hand Warriors Sixth-Straight LossFeb 19Al Jefferson leads Jazz past Warriors.
Peter King: Free agency this year loaded with talent, not big spenders; ma…Feb 19Although there are four teams with more than $30 million in cap room with the dawn of free agency two weeks away, I expect this to be a stingy season for one of the best free agent classes ever.
NBA Coast to Coast: Second-half storylines to watch in EastFeb 19Here's a look at some of the top second-half storylines to watch in the East.