San Francisco News for June 17th 2013

San Francisco Giants Vs. San Diego Padres: 6/17/13 Tyrone's Free MLB
San Francisco Giants Vs. San Diego Padres: 6/17/13 Tyrone's Free. Photo by: USA TODAY Sports. Streaking San Diego faces hobbled San Francisco at AT&T Park with a Padres victory Monday moving San Diego past the Giants in the standings. More…

San Francisco 49ers: Is Patrick Willis' Greatness Really Flying Under the Radar?
On a fine spring day six years ago, San Francisco 49ers’ general management made the best decision of their collective professional career. With the 11th pick in the 2007 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers select Patrick Willis, linebacker, Ole Miss. More…

San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan says he's 'ahead of schedule'
apavlovic@mercurynews.com. ATLANTA — Angel Pagan was planning to run the curve of the infield Sunday afternoon at Turner Field, taking the latest step in a rehab process that he said has been reset this week. Pagan had a platelet-rich plasma injection More…

Bayview Drive-By Sends Three To SF General – SF Appeal
Three people were injured in a shooting in San Francisco's Bayview District on Thursday evening, police said Friday.
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San Francisco at Atlanta
The Atlanta Braves used some late theatrics to rebound from their most lopsided home loss and snap one of their longest skids. There wasn't as much drama in their most recent matchup with Tim Lincecum. The San Francisco Giants right-hander shut down More…

San Francisco Giants – PlayerWatch
RHP Chad Gaudin (2-1, 2.32) will be making his third start since taking Ryan Vogelsong's place in the starting rotation. Gaudin allowed two runs on five hits with seven strikeouts in six innings in his last start against Arizona. Gaudin is 0-1 with a 7 More…

Fracking fuels water fights in nation's dry spots
SAN FRANCISCO — The latest domestic energy boom is sweeping through some of the nation's driest pockets, drawing millions of gallons of water to unlock oil and gas reserves from beneath the Earth's surface. Hydraulic fracturing, or the drilling More…

San Francisco at Atlanta
Freeman singled three times and drove in one run, Teheran pitched six innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 on Sunday night. Atlanta won its second straight to take the three-game series and increase its NL East lead to 6 games. More…

San Francisco Giants: Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Prospects for Week 11
The San Francisco Giants enter play on Sunday with a record of 35-32. Despite the team’s rather mediocre performance, they sit only 1.5 games out of first place in the National League West. The Giants have been receiving important contributions from? … More…

San Francisco Giants victim of Atlanta Braves walk-off win
n Second baseman Marco Scutaro took his first round of on-field batting practice since injuring the pinkie finger on his left hand when it was hit by a pitch Tuesday. Scutaro (mallet finger) will be re-evaluated when the Giants return to San Francisco More…

The America's Cup heads to San Francisco
An old yacht race is inspiring a new race ??? as tourists scramble to book rooms in San Francisco for the America’s Cup. First awarded in 1851, it’s the oldest trophy in international sport that’s still awarded today. But the Cup, a contest between … More…

San Francisco Giants suffer walk-off loss in Atlanta – Contra Costa
Sergio Romo blows save in San Francisco Giants 6-5 loss to Atlanta Braves.
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San Francisco gas leak prompts evacuations, snarls traffic
A gas leak in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood prompted several homes and businesses to be evacuated Sunday, a fire department dispatcher said. The leak was reported near Fourth and Folsom streets at about 12:10 p.m., PG&E spokesman More…

San Francisco Giants (35-32) at Atlanta Braves (40-28), 8:05 pm (ET)
Looking to end a nine-game road trip with a winning record, the San Francisco Giants try again to secure a rare series victory in Atlanta as they conclude a three-game series with the Braves. The Giants sit 4-4 on their swing following Saturday's 6-5 More…

San Francisco Marathon 2013 Results: Men's and Women's Top Finishers
The San Francisco Marathon may not carry with it the prestige of its New York or Boston counterparts???and may not be as famous as another San Francisco race, the Bay to Breakers???but the 2013 iteration was quite exciting. Frenchman Francois Lhuissier? … More…

Traveling to San Francisco for WWDC [Gear Guide]
I had the opportunity to travel to San Francisco this year for WWDC and experience the City by the Bay for my first time. Though I wasn't among the lucky few to attend the keynote this year, that hardly robbed me of any adventure in the journey More…

San Francisco at Atlanta
Upton drew a bases-loaded walk from Romo to force in the tying run and Freeman followed with a line-drive single off the closer to cap a two-run rally in the ninth that lifted Atlanta to a 6-5 win over San Francisco on Saturday. "It's just nice to be More…

San Francisco family of missing 19-year-old man with brain injury continues search
SAN FRANCISCO – The family of a missing teenager who recently suffered a traumatic brain injury continued their search for him today in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, the teen's mother said. About 50 volunteers fanned out around the park's Polo More…

San Francisco Giants vs. Atlanta Braves: Live Score, Analysis and Reaction
The San Francisco Giants and Atlanta Braves square off tonight for what will be the rubber match of a three-game series between the two playoff hopefuls. After being shut out by Madison Bumgarner and company on Friday night, the Braves got their … More…

Photos: San Francisco Giants fall to the Atlanta Braves 6-5 at Turner Field in
Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman knocked in the winning run in the ninth inning as the Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 6-5 at Turner Field in Atlanta, Ga., on Saturday, June 15, 2013. The Giants' Chad Gaudin faced the Braves' Mike Minor on the mound. More…

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