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SAN FRANCISCO — Bruce Bochy smiled and nodded when asked if he has thought much about the lineup he’ll have on the field for the April 6 opener in Phoenix.


On Saturday, the A's acquired Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from Tampa Bay in exchange for catcher John Jaso, minor league shortstop Daniel Robertson, minor league outfielder Boog Powell and cash


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After garnering 20 nominations in 12 different categories, the Giants took home four of's Greatness in Baseball Yearly Awards on Saturday.