SAN JOSE (AP) - Less than a week after adding depth at defense and forward for the stretch run, the San Jose Sharks filled their last glaring hole before the trade deadline by acquiring goalie James Reimer from Toronto to serve as the backup to Martin Jones.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Former 49ers right tackle Anthony Davis plans to file for reinstatement after he retired in June last year following a head injury, a person with direct knowledge of his decision said.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics decided their roster needed some tweaking even as other teams have stood pat this month. They've swung a couple of significant trades, one of which brought slugging outfielder Khris Davis over from the Milwaukee Brewers.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The San Francisco Giants are stocked with talented pitchers, with Madison Bumgarner, Matt Cain, Johnny Cueto, Jeff Samardzija and Jake Peavy having been named All-Stars at least once.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Ron Washington stood side by side with shortstop Marcus Semien in the batting cage within the depths of the Oakland Coliseum last month, each smiling as they worked together for a FanFest session.