San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets for a confetti and rain-soaked parade honoring the World Series champions. ''These guys play together, they…PAUL ELIAS and KRISTIN J. BENDER (Associated Press)
Right after Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay, the Chicago Cubs were mentioned as a possible landing spot for one of baseball's best managers. Flush with prospects and ready to make a splash in free agency, the Cubs already had a…ANDREW SELIGMAN and JAY COHEN (AP Sports Writers)
Pablo Sandoval walked up the stairs as he brought up the rear of yet another Giants victory parade and immediately got stopped by home run king Barry Bonds. Sandoval insists he wants to play the rest of his career for the San Francisco Giants, and…JANIE McCAULEY (AP Baseball Writer)
The Brewers exercised right-hander Yovani Gallardo's $13 million option for next year and their half of third baseman Aramis Ramirez's $14 million option. Milwaukee also announced Friday it had voided Rickie Weeks' $11.5 million salary for 2015,…
DENVER (AP) -- Closer LaTroy Hawkins' $2.25 million option for 2015 has been exercised by the Colorado Rockies.