Programming note: Giants-Diamondbacks coverage starts tonight at 6:00 p.m.
OAKLAND – As the pressure mounted with each inning of Sonny Gray’s no-hit bid Monday night, the man doing his best to ease the tension in the A’s dugout was the pitcher himself.
PHOENIX — Nori Aoki hit .194 in his first spring with the Giants. Joe Panik hit .208 in the Cactus League. Angel Pagan hit .200 and dealt with a back injury.
PHOENIX -- Matt Cain is almost certainly headed back to the disabled list, but all things considered, Cain and the Giants got good news Monday.
Sonny Gray left his manager hanging Monday night, but such is Bob Melvin’s trust in his best pitcher that he was willing to take the heat, internally and otherwise, to let Gray chase his next drea