The Daily Democrat
Petit etches history, Giants tally 4-1 victory over Rockies
Yusmeiro Petit fell one strike short of a perfect game last September against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Unknown pitcher flirting with historic MLB record
Petit, 29, has retired the last 38 batters he has faced - over seven outings - just seven short of the record set by Mark Buehrle with the Chicago White Sox in 2009.
SnakeBytes, 8/26: Holding pattern edition
A day off for the D-backs, between home series against the Padres and Dodgers. So, not much to report at all on the Diamondbacks front.
Inside Bay Area
Tim Lincecum survives shaky outing in Giants' win over Phillies
Tim Lincecum survived five innings Sunday and Michael Morse capped a torrid homestand as the Giants beat the Philadelphia Philies 5-2 on a day they were visited in the clubhouse by Bryan Stow.
Lincecum survives shaky outing, Giants top Phillies, 5-2
Stow, 45, was the victim of a vicious beating outside Dodger Stadium in 2011. He brought the good vibes Sunday before the game when he was wheeled in by third base coach Tim Flannery and given a tour of the facilities by Jeremy Affeldt.