Matt Moore Beats D-Backs For First Career Win At AT&T ParkMatt Moore struck out seven over 5 1-3 innings for his first career victory at AT&T Park, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 on Wednesday.
5 Things: Boston And New York Both Celebrate Impressive MLB AccomplishmentsBoston and New York have a rivalry in the sports world no other two cities can match (sorry, L.A. and S.F.!), and last week in Major League Baseball, both cities got to celebrate some sports history. In Boston, one-time American League Most Valuable Player Dustin Pedroia strung together 11 hits in a row to almost match the all-time record, while in the Bronx, rookie catcher Gary Sanchez set a record by becoming the fastest player to hit his first 11 home runs in history. Oh, what a week in MLB!
Big weekend for the local teams; The Grant Napear Show 8/26On the Friday edition of the Grant Napear show, Grant talks about week three of the preseason in the NFL this weekend and takes a look at the San Francisco Giants series vs the Atlanta Braves. All that and more on the Grant Napear Show, heard only on Sports 1140 KHTK! Daily 3-7 PM
The J-Ross & Kayte C Show; The Drive - 8/26/16Jason Ross is here as Dave & Nate are gone, so he and Kayte talk sports all morning long on KHTK.
Jason: It's Time For The Giants To Start Playing Like ChampionsThe Giants have allowed 48 home runs in the second half and will begin play Tuesday one game behind the first place Dodgers.
Reliable And Steady Fantasy Baseball Players Are Better Than Risky Rookies Right NowAs Major League Baseball teams approach the final 45 games of the season, almost all of them are giving playing time to rookies right now. It's always a risk to go with a rookie if your fantasy baseball team is challenging for the league championship in mid-August. While you may strike gold with a rookie, more often than not you're going to strike out with a first-year player. It's better instead to acquire non-flashy veteran players for the stretch drive, because wise fantasy baseball owners know they are reliable options.
Odd Man Out: Giants Send Peavy To BullpenAfter acquiring Matt Moore from the Tampa Bay Rays for Matt Duffy and a couple other prospects, the Giants had six starting pitchers, but still only five spots to fill.
Amy Gutierrez on The Drive - 8/2/16Comcast SportsNet in-game reporter Amy Gutierrez breaks down the trade deadline for the San Francisco Giants on The Drive.
The MLB Trade Deadline; Grant Napear Show 8/1
Giants Send Duffy, Fox To Rays For MooreThe San Francisco Giants weren't done after trading for Eduardo Nunez and Will Smith before the MLB trade deadline apparently - they swapped for Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore.
Constant Vigilance Is How You Win Your Fantasy Baseball LeagueWe've all heard the story from a friend how he or she simply drafted their fantasy baseball team and forgot all about it until finding out they won the league in October. Generally, that doesn't happen very often thanks to injuries, slumps and inevitable bad luck. You have to stay on top of your team's roster all summer long to win.
Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade DeadlineEvery year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn't always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.