Stories by Janie McCauley

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Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

Baseball is back, pitchers and catchers hold first workouts

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — David Price made his first big-money throws as Boston’s prized offseason acquisition, while new Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke began Day 1 with his new club by drilling on the ...
By Janie McCauley

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

Warriors' record start is tied to values

OAKLAND, Calif. - Even though he hasn't been in his usual spot on the bench, ailing coach Steve Kerr has contributed plenty to Golden State's record start.
By Janie McCauley

Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015

Promoted backup QB leads 49ers past Falcons

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Blaine Gabbert threw a pair of second-quarter touchdown passes to Garrett Celek and the undermanned San Francisco 49ers held on to beat the Atlanta Falcons 17-16 on Sunday.
By Janie McCauley

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

49ers turn to Gabbert as Falcons come calling

The turmoil inside Levi's Stadium hit new levels this week as the 49ers (2-6) prepared for the Falcons with a new man under center in Blaine Gabbert behind an offensive line that has done little ...
By Janie McCauley

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015

Hyde steps up for 49ers

With franchise rushing leader Frank Gore long gone to the Colts, Carlos Hyde quickly showed the San Francisco 49ers still have a reliable power runner.
By Janie McCauley

Friday, July 31, 2015

Automated strike zone in baseball could signal new era

Supermicro computers at a ballpark in California called balls and strikes in what is believed to be the first time in professional baseball an umpire didn't handle those duties.
By Janie McCauley

Friday, June 12, 2015

Northern California ballparks get creative to conserve water

All around California, ballparks are trying to come up with ways to conserve water as the state faces a historic drought.
By Janie McCauley

Thursday, June 4, 2015

San Francisco pitcher Lincecum has regained his form

San Francisco pitcher Tim Lincecum has reinvented his look about as regularly as he has his delivery in recent years - and, for now at least, it's all working well.
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
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