Stories by Janie McCauley

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Trade-happy clubs in West enjoy beefed-up rosters

Major League Baseball clubs traded up and down the California coast in recent months. They dealt players to division rivals.
By Janie McCauley

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Australian rugby star reaches deal with 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO - Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne agreed to a contract with the San Francisco 49ers, a person with knowledge of the deal said.
By Janie McCauley

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Matt Kemp is high on the new-look Padres

PEORIA, Ariz. - Matt Kemp stood up from his locker, navy blue hoodie covering his head and began signing the nursery rhyme, Rain, Rain, Go Away.
By Janie McCauley

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Giants are happy with addition of ex-Royal

The San Francisco Giants are thrilled with how their outfield is shaping up after acquiring Nori Aoki from the Kansas City Royals.
By Janie McCauley

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Pair of Giants are making progress in their recoveries

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Matt Cain pitched his second productive bullpen session of spring training and is encouraged with each step in his recovery from the elbow surgery.
By Janie McCauley

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

San Francisco's Bumgarner refreshed, ready for another title run

World Series star Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants needed a mental break after an October that put him with the best postseason pitchers ever.
By Janie McCauley

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

Harbaugh vows to stay the course with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Jim Harbaugh isn't budging, even if his new broken tooth offers a symbolic glimpse into the story of his disappointing year.
By Janie McCauley

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Ex-South Carolina football star Lattimore retires from NFL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Running back Marcus Lattimore never played an NFL snap because of two serious knee injuries while he was in college, and he has decided his knees might not hold up through ...
By Janie McCauley

Former Gamecock great Lattimore to retire

Running back Marcus Lattimore has informed the San Francisco 49ers he plans to retire two years after a devastating knee injury.
By Janie McCauley

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Former Gamecock Lattimore weighing his professional future

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore is weighing his football future returning after a two-year struggle with a college knee injury.
By Janie McCauley

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Giants earn dynasty label

After winning its third championship in five seasons, the San Francisco Giants label as a dynasty looks as if it will stick.
By Janie McCauley

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Royals win pitcher's duel to take Series lead

SAN FRANCISCO - Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead.
By Janie McCauley

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Lincecum waits his turn

San Francisco's right-handed reliever Tim Lincecum is doing everything he can to stay involved in the Giants' latest World Series run.
By Janie McCauley

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Ishikawa's blast sends Giants back to World Series

SAN FRANCISCO - Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on ...
By Janie McCauley

Giants beat Cardinals in Game 4 of NLCS

SAN FRANCISCO - Buster Posey drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of some clunky defense by St. Louis first baseman Matt Adams, beating the Cardinals 6-4 on Wednesday ...
By Janie McCauley

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Cardinals ace confident he made right adjustments

SAN FRANCISCO - Adam Wainwright is determined to forget about his frustrating October outings and get back to the dominant postseason pitcher he used to be.
By Janie McCauley

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Giants prevail on Cardinals' error

SAN FRANCISCO - A wild throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning.
By Janie McCauley

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Cardinals hopeful Molina will be able to play again in NLCS

SAN FRANCISCO - The St. Louis Cardinals plan for now to keep catcher Yadier Molina on their active roster despite a strained left oblique muscle.
By Janie McCauley

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Hudson finally gets taste of postseason success

Former Atlanta Braves right-hander Tim Hudson is headed to the NL Championship Series with the San Francisco Giants in the deepest playoff run of his 16 major league seasons.
By Janie McCauley

Giants win, return to NLCS

The San Francisco Giants are on another October roll in their every-other-year pattern of postseason success.
By Janie McCauley
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