Retired World Series-winning catcher Bob Boone has a CD with 60 video clips of home-plate collisions that resulted in injuries. None of those happened in the past two seasons since Major League Baseball instituted a new rule to prevent collisions.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Travis Ishikawa, a postseason hero for the Giants during their last World Series run, drove in five runs and finished a single short of the cycle to help the Chicago White Sox beat San Francisco 13-9 on Sunday.
OAKLAND (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 40 points in consecutive games for the first time in his career, Draymond Green posted his franchise-best 12th triple-double and the Golden State Warriors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 117-105 on Sunday night.
OAKLAND (AP) - After a record-setting night of 3-pointers for Golden State, coach Steve Kerr's focus was more on deficiencies at the other end of the court that nearly cost his team a game against an undermanned opponent.
OAKLAND (AP) - The authority that operates O.co Coliseum has approved a new lease extension for the Oakland Raiders that more than triples the team's rent to use the stadium and their training facility in nearby Alameda.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Adrian Gonzalez hit his second spring homer, a two-run shot, and Carlo Frias threw four scoreless innings, leading the Dodgers to a 13-0 victory over a split-squad of San Francisco Giants on Friday night.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Johnny Cueto pitched six innings and singled against his former team and Brandon Belt hit a three-run homer as the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 8-5 on Friday.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Right-hander Jered Weaver returned to the mound after missing about two weeks with a neck injury to throw five solid innings and Mike Trout homered in his second straight game as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Oakland Athletics 11-3 on Friday.