April 24, 2018

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San Francisco Giants podcast with Morris Phillips and Michael Duca: Comparisons of Barry Bonds and Willie McCovey too early for Mac Williamson, but it’s fun

Photo credit: @FareedNBCS On the SF Giants podcast with Morris and Michael: San Francisco Giant left fielder Mac Williamson has started his 2018 season in the show with a flourish. A right handed hitter mentioned with two left-handed hitters Willie McCovey–hence, the name Mac, and Barry Bonds for distance hitting. Williamson, who hits right-handed belted […]

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April 24, 2018

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Four San Jose State football games are part of 44-game Mountain West national television package

Photo credit: @SJSUSpartanFB By: Ana Kieu Two San Jose State football October home games along with two Mountain West road contests against rivals San Diego State and Fresno State are part of the 44-game Mountain West national television package. San Jose State’s October 6 MW game versus Colorado State in CEFCU Stadium will be on […]

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April 24, 2018

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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Baseball–Sabermetrics, Launch Angle and Statcast

Photo credit: sportsbookreview.com By: Amaury Pi-Gonzalez Sabermetrics: The first-hand analysis of baseball, especially baseball statistics that measure in-game activity. Launch Angle: When Barry Bonds hit 73 home runs in 2001, everybody was talking about the “bat speed” in his swing. Adios to “bat speed!” Today, the “launch angle” has become an obsession with hitters. According to […]

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April 24, 2018

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That’s Amaury’s Podcast, News and Commentary: A’s continue roll; go 7 out of 8 to start road trip

Photo credit: @lonestarball On That’s Amaury’s podcast: #1 The A’s have got red-hot, winning seven of their last eight games with a win to start the nine-game road trip over the Texas Rangers on Monday night 9-4 in Arlington last night. #2 The A’s, if they aren’t getting great pitching, they’re getting great hitting and […]

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April 24, 2018

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Golden State Warriors podcast with David Zizmor: KGO ABC 7 sports anchor Mike Shumann pulled from Warriors coverage for stealing a Warriors jacket

Photo credit KGO ABC 7 San Francisco: Right now KGO 7 sports anchor Mike Shumann isn’t ready to be asked anything after being videoed taking Warriors director of security Ralph Walker’s jacket before game five on Sunday in San Antonio On the Golden State Warriors podcast with David: KGO ABC 7’s sports anchor Mike Schumann has […]

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April 24, 2018

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Giants have that youthful glow as Stratton, Williamson lead them past the Nationals

  By Morris Phillips SAN FRANCISCO–Will this be the 14th consecutive season without a 30-home run hitter for the Giants? It’s been awhile, but for the first time in awhile, the Giants at least have some candidates, most prominently Brandon Belt, who has never hit more than 18 homers in his seven season career.  He’s […]

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April 23, 2018

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A’s back over .500 after 9-4 rout of Rangers

Photo credit: @Athletics By Jerry Feitelberg The Oakland A’s defeated the Texas Rangers 9-4 to start the nine-game road trip on a high note. A’s pitcher Trevor Cahill made his second start of the year, going five innings and allowing seven hits and three runs. He was opposed by lefty Matt Moore, the former San […]

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April 23, 2018

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San Jose Sharks podcast with Len Shapiro: Will going on an almost two week layoff for Vegas and San Jose have them fresh or will their timing will be off?

Photo credit: @SanJoseSharks On the San Jose Sharks podcast with Len Shapiro: #1 The NHL first round is not quite over yet, giving both the San Jose Sharks and the Vegas Golden Knights some six days off at this point as the Eastern Conference continues their first round playoffs. #2 Does the six days rest […]

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April 23, 2018

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San Francisco Giants podcast with Morris Phillips: Belting them out–Belt has a home run in four straight games going into Monday against Washington

Photo credit: @SFGiants On the SF Giants podcast with Morris: #1 Giants first baseman Brandon Belt battled with Los Angeles Angels’ 21-year-old pitcher Jamie Barria for a 21 pitch at-bat the most pitches in an at-bat in MLB history. #2 Belt also supplied home run help in Sunday’s contest, which represented his fourth consecutive home […]

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April 22, 2018

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A’s double down, hold the Red Sox in check for a second, consecutive day, win 4-1

  By Morris Phillips OAKLAND–Things don’t always work out for the Boston Red Sox when they come to the Oakland Coliseum. The last 52 games in Oakland have resulted in 35 Red Sox’s defeats–in a period spanning more than a decade, and two of the three most recent Boston World Series titles (2004, 2007, 2013). […]

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