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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2019, file photo, Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer celebrates with the trophy after Game 7 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros in Houston. The Nationals head to spring training with mostly the same squad that won the World Series. They are counting again on being led by a star-studded rotation featuring Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg, along with slugger Juan Soto. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

MLB stars hammer Manfred over 'piece of metal' trophy crack

Feb. 17, 2020 5:59 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Players who have won a World Series -- and those who have come up short -- seethed Monday at Commissioner Rob Manfred's reference to the sport's championship trophy as merely a "piece of metal," saying that comment reflected a disconnect between baseball's boss and those who...

Indianapolis adds 2 more assistants to coaching staff

Feb. 17, 2020 4:15 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich has added Matt Raich and Jerrod Johnson to his coaching staff. Raich will serve as special defensive assistant-assistant defensive line coach while Johnson becomes the team's offensive quality control coach. Raich has spent most of the past two...

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin watches as pitchers throw during spring training baseball, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Bay Bridge spanned: A's, Giants make 1st trade since 1990

Feb. 15, 2020 4:23 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The first baseball trade in almost 30 years between two teams separated only by a bay and a bridge happened Saturday, when the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics completed a deal. In a move to add experience to their bullpen, the A’s got right-hander Burch Smith from the...

FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2019, file photo, community members gather at a memorial site in the parking lot of Searles Elementary School in Union City, Calif., after two minors were shot and killed in the parking lot the day before. Two teenage gang members have been arrested and charged for the killing of two boys in that stunned a San Francisco Bay Area community, authorities announced Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. Jason Cornejo, 18, of Castro Valley, and a 17-year-old boy from Hayward were charged Thursday with the murders of Sean Withington, 14, and Kevin Hernandez, 11, said Union City Police Chief Jared Rinetti. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group via AP, File)

Police arrest 2 teenagers in killing of 2 boys in California

Feb. 14, 2020 5:10 PM EST

UNION CITY, Calif. (AP) — Two teenage gang members have been arrested and charged in the November killings of two boys that stunned a San Francisco Bay Area community, authorities announced Friday. Jason Cornejo, 18, of Castro Valley, and a 17-year-old boy from Hayward were charged Thursday with the...

2 Japanese businessmen charged in tech hardware price fixing

Feb. 14, 2020 1:48 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A grand jury charged two Japanese businessmen for their role in an alleged global conspiracy to fix prices for components used in computer hard disk drives, federal officials announced Friday. Hitoshi Hashimoto and Hiroyuki Tamura, both former top sales executives at NHK Spring Co....

Lull carries San Francisco past Santa Clara 70-61

Feb. 13, 2020 11:58 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimbo Lull recorded 16 points and 14 rebounds as San Francisco topped Santa Clara 70-61 on Thursday night. Charles Minlend added 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Dons. Jamaree Bouyea had 17 points and seven assists for San Francisco (17-10, 6-6 West Coast Conference). Dzmitry...

Giants' Bart makes early impression in spring training

Feb. 12, 2020 6:35 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Bart might not be ticketed for the big leagues to start this season, but at least the San Francisco Giants’ top catching prospect will get a long look in spring training. Bart, the No. 2 overall pick in Major League Baseball’s first year player draft in 2018, is...

FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Wilmer Flores (41) in the first inning during a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, in Phoenix. Versatile infielder Wilmer Flores and the San Francisco Giants finalized a $6.25 million, two-year contract Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 as spring training began, giving the club a proven hitter against left-handed pitching. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

Flores, Giants finalize $6.25M, 2-year deal; Cahill agrees

Feb. 12, 2020 5:52 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Versatile infielder Wilmer Flores and the San Francisco Giants finalized a $6.25 million, two-year contract Wednesday as spring training began, giving the club a proven hitter against left-handed pitching. Flores will earn $3 million each of the next two seasons, and the deal...

Giants add veteran pitcher Cahill on minor league deal

Feb. 12, 2020 12:44 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants signed veteran right-hander Trevor Cahill to a minor league contract Wednesday, and Cahill took part in the day's first spring training workout for pitchers and catchers. Cahill, 31, is on his eighth team in his 12th major league season. He's wearing his...

FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo provided by KTVU, emergency personnel work a the scene where a Tesla electric SUV crashed into a barrier on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View, Calif. The Apple engineer who died when his Tesla Model X crashed into the concrete barrier complained before his death that the SUV’s Autopilot system would malfunction in the area where the crash happened. The complaints were detailed in a trove of documents released Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating the March, 2018 crash that killed engineer Walter Huang.  (KTVU-TV via AP, File)

NTSB releases details in 2 crashes involving Tesla Autopilot

Feb. 11, 2020 9:02 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Apple engineer who died when his Tesla Model X slammed into a concrete barrier had previously complained about the SUV malfunctioning on that same stretch of Silicon Valley freeway. His complaints were detailed in a trove of documents released Tuesday by federal investigators in two...