KPIX 5's Vern Glenn went to Oracle Park Friday to see the new Giants bullpen and got a lesson on the status of Major League Baseball's reopening plans from pitcher Jeff Samardzija. (7-3-20)
Giants Begin Workouts at Oracle ParkKPIX 5's Vern Glenn went to Oracle Park Friday to see the new Giants bullpen and got a lesson on the status of Major League Baseball's reopening plans from pitcher Jeff Samardzija. (7-3-20)
Giants Begin Training For Coronavirus-Shortened SeasonAfter the start of baseball season was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Giants players on Friday begin training for a shortened season expected to start later this month. Vern Glenn reports from Oracle Park. (7/3/20)
Oakland City Concilwoman Proposes Converting Coliseum Parking Lot to Drive-In TheaterOakland council member Rebecca Kaplan and others are working with the Coliseum authority to install massive screens in the parking lot of the Coliseum to show movies and live baseball to socially-distanced fans. Don Ford reports. (6-29-20)
Players May Not Be Ready For Live Sports By June 1Fans were delighted to hear Gov. Newsom say that live sports may be back by June 1. But Andrea Nakano tells us that the players might not be ready.
Raw Video: Newsom On MLB Plans To Restart SeasonGov. Gavin Newsom said he has talked to the commissioner of Major League Baseball about the league's plans to begin the season possibly as soon as July. (5/11/20)
Stanford Study May Help Settle Debate on COVID-19 Infection RateThe results from the first nationwide antibody test study coming from Stanford University and involving Major League Baseball are expected any day now. Kenny Choi reports. (4-30-20)
MLB Teams Up With Stanford Researchers in Fight Against COVID-19Ballparks across the country have shut down but Major League Baseball’s 30 teams are playing a big role in finding out how widespread COVID-19 really is. Kenny Choi reports. (4-16-20)
Coronavirus Pandemic Puts Baseball Opening Day on HoldThursday was supposed to be a great day for baseball -- no such luck. Wilson Walker reports. (3-26-20)
San Francisco Giants 2020 Season PreviewThe San Francisco Giants enter the 2020 MLB season with question marks up and down the roster. Dennis O'Donnell of KPIX in San Francisco looks at the team's prospects.
Oakland A's 2020 PreviewKPIX sports anchor Dennis O'Donnell speaks with CBS Local's Katie Johnston about the Oakland A's outlook for the 2020 season. He explains why he believes that it is "World Series of bust" for Billy Beane's team this season.
A's Rookie Pitcher Stands Out On And Off The MoundIf you spend a day at A's camp in Mesa, Arizona, you can't miss starting pitcher A.J. Puk. The 6'7" lefty has long flowing gold locks that he has not cut since was in college. (2-27-20)
A Spring Training Tradition Unlike Any OtherKPIX sports director Dennis O'Donnell sits down with KNBR host Marty Lurie for their annual spring training chat in Scottsdale to preview the Giants upcoming season. (2-17-20)
Giants' Alyssa Nakken Is First Female Full-Time Coach in MLB HistoryAlyssa Nakken is joining the San Francisco Giants coaching staff as the first female full-time assistant in Major League Baseball history. Andrea Nakano reports. (1-16-20)
Controversy Surrounds Gabe Kapler's Introduction As SF Giants ManagerFormer Phillies manager Gabe Kapler is replacing Bruce Bochy as the Giants manager. But his introduction Wednesday was overshadowed by questions about his past. John Ramos reports. (11-13-2019)
A's Offer To Buy Out Coliseum Site From OaklandThe Oakland A's have offered to buy out both halves of the 112 acre Oakland Coliseum site, hoping to smooth a dispute with the city and speed along their efforts to build a new waterfront ballpark. Emily Turner reports. (10-23-2019)
MLB Commissioner Says Oakland Could Lose A's Unless City Drops Coliseum LawsuitMajor League Baseball's commissioner is warning the city of Oakland to drop the lawsuit against the A's plans to redevelop the Coliseum site or risk losing the team altogether. Kiet Do reports. (10-7-2019)
Sold Out Coliseum Crowd Let Down By A's Wild Card LossThough it was a short-lived postseason for the Oakland A's, spirits were high as the Coliseum was packed with the biggest crowd it's seen in years on Wednesday night. Christin Ayers reports. (10-2-2019)
Oakland Coliseum Sells Out For A's Wild Card GameThe A's began their Wild Card game against the Tampa Bay Rays at home on Wednesday evening. A sold-out Coliseum was filled with excited fans. Christin Ayers reports. (10-2-2019)
A's Get Ready For AL Wild Card Game Vs. RaysMore than 50,000 fans are expected at the Oakland Coliseum Wednesday night as the A's host the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League Wild Card game. KPIX 5 reporter Jackie Ward talks to team COO Chris Giles about the winner-take-all playoff matchup. (10/2/19)
In Surprise Move Oakland City Attorney Sues To Stop Coliseum Redevelopment DealThe Oakland A's and Mayor Libby Schaaf were thrown for a loop when the City Attorney filed a lawsuit to stop a redevelopment deal for the Oakland Coliseum. Andria Borba says the deal is now up in the air now.
Fans, Giants Greats Honor Bruce Bochy At Last Game As SF SkipperBruce Bochy coached his final game as the Giants manager on Sunday. The team made sure to give the retiring skipper a heartfelt farewell. Joe Vazquez reports. (9-29-2019)
Oracle Park Bids Farewell To Bruce Bochy's Successful Career In San FranciscoAs the 2019 baseball season wrapped up, fans turned out to say farewell to retiring Giants manager Bruce Bochy, the man who guided the team to the most successful run in its history. John Ramos reports. (9-29-2019)
Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Begins Farewell Weekend Series Against DodgersIt's the end of an era this weekend for the Giants -- legendary manager Bruce Bochy is retiring. Betty Yu reports. (9-27-19)
Giants Say Farewell To Manager Bruce BochyGiants fans will be filling up Oracle Park this weekend to say goodbye to legendary manager Bruce Bochy, who is retiring. Bochy helped manage the team to three World Series championships and to more than 970 wins after 13 seasons with the club. Jackie Ward reports. (9/27/19)