SAN FRANCISCO – Giants minor league third baseman Nathanael Javier has been suspended 50 games for violating baseball’s minor league drug program, the league announced.
ANAHEIM – Derek Norris is ready for some first base duties if need be, but Oakland A’s manager Bob Melvin hopes he doesn’t have to use his catcher there.
SAN FRANCISCO – Marco Scutaro’s season is officially over. But another former A’s player will get a chance to say goodbye in a Giants uniform.
Programming note: A’s-Angels coverage kicks off tonight at 6:30 p.m. with A’s Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet California