Hundley, Cueto lead Giants past Diamondbacks

PHOENIX — Nick Hundley hit a three-run homer, Johnny Cueto pitched well over six innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the resting Arizona Diamondbacks 9-2 on Monday night. Arizona sat most of its regulars a day after clinching the top NL wild card. Hunter Pence hit a solo shot in the Giants’ five-run fourth inning off starter Zack Godley…

Jimmy Kimmel takes a modest bow on health care, hopes he can go back to talking about Kardashians

Jimmy Kimmel said on Monday night’s Kimmel Live that over the weekend, he was in three cities and strangers just kept coming up to him and telling him stories about how the Affordable Care Act had saved or improved their lives, and thanked him for his bizarre, high-profile opposition to the Republicans’ latest effort to replace the law with a…

Nick Hundley’s home run lifts Giants over Arizona, and the backup catcher would love to return

PHOENIX – They’ve been sprinkled into postgame interviews, mentioned in passing, added as an afterthought in response to a question on another topic. “And you, know…” a Giants pitcher will say, as a prelude to complimenting backup catcher Nick Hundley. In a season when every plan burned faster than prairie grass, Hundley has done what the Giants projected when they…

A’s season-high win streak comes to an end as Felix Hernandez sets record for wins at Coliseum

OAKLAND — This new young crop of A’s offensive talent has provided hope for the future all year long, but one thing remains the same: They still can’t solve the riddle that is Felix Hernandez. The A’s continued to be baffled by the Seattle Mariners ace in a 7-1 loss on Monday. Hernandez set the all-time record for most wins…