In an area as politically charged as the Bay it is no surprise that professional sport’s teams occasionally play ball with state politics. But by getting involved in Prop 1A, are Bay Area teams doing their civic duty, or protecting their own interests? The Athletics continue their descent into obscurity, while the Giant’s continue to improve and impress. Finally, David White wonders what’s with these rookies and thinking they can hang out on the sidelines and drink water at training camp. Find out what else is happening in sports May 11th, 2009.


Giants take down Dodgers in 13-inning showdown. CBS5, Chron

A’s lose again, now The American League’s penultimate losers. CBS5, Chron

Giants, A’s, others go to bat/ball/puck/appropriate sports related metaphor for Prop 1A. Chron


David White: Rookies cramping up at training camp

John Shea: Diamond Backs acting like an expansion team again

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