Dalton Johnson’s Work for October, 2015


Now that I work for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, my posts here on Life’s A Ball have been minimal, but my writing has not. As a Web Producer I am editing our expert reporters’ work for each Bay Area team and putting together the total package for the website. But, I am also writing Staff Reports without a byline. At the beginning of each month I will post all of the previous month’s Staff Reports that I wrote for CSN Bay Area for you to look back at. Below is my work from the month of Oct., 2015:

Conflicting reports: Julio Martinez spurning Giants for Cubs?

Torture never ends for Giants fans, even after their favorite team’s playing days are over for the year.

In the latest episode of Giants torture, conflicting reports have continued to swirl around 20-year-old Cuban outfield prospect Eddy Julio Martinez…

MLB suspends Dodgers’ Utley for ‘illegal’ takeout slide

The Los Angeles Dodgers tying the series at one game apiece with the New York Mets in the NLDS was hardly the biggest story from Game 2. Instead, Chase Utley’s controversial slide into second base, which broke Ruben Tejada’s right fibula, was the much bigger story…

Report: Nationals interested in Giants’ Wotus for manager

The Washington Nationals must see a lot they like from the San Francisco Giants when searching for a new manager. After firing former Giants All-Star Matt Williams as their manager, the club is reportedly interested in Giants bench coach Ron Wotus to take over in the same role…

Report: Nationals to interview Giants’ Wotus on Monday

After taking a back seat as an assistant coach with the San Francisco Giants since 1998, longtime bench coach Ron Wotus may soon get his first opportunity as a manager in the major leagues…

Doc Rivers: Jab at Warriors ‘worded wrongly’

The Warriors-Clippers rivalry has completely upped the ante this offseason, making this season’s matchups must-see TV and every headline must-read news.

When Clippers head coach Doc Rivers said the Warriors were lucky they didn’t have to face his team or the Spurs on their road to the NBA Finals, the floodgates opened. Now, Rivers is attempting to clarify his comments…

Warrior mentality: Green named NBA’s second toughest player

Draymond Green went from starting 12 games in the 2013-14 season to becoming one of the most important players on the Warriors last year, transitioning to the starting power forward for the NBA champions and signing a five-year $82 million contract in the offseason…

GM survey: Warriors’ Thompson named second best SG

Klay Thompson enjoyed his most successful season for the Warriors last season in a multitude of ways, but as the younger Splash Brother, he’s used to playing second fiddle…

Report: Giants plan to pick up Aoki’s ’16 option, if healthy

In his first season with the San Francisco Giants, outfielder Nori Aoki played well worth his $4.7 million contract when healthy…

Former A’s represented by Mets, Royals in World Series

There’s no denying the constant roster shuffle Major League Baseball teams go through year in and year out. That trend continued once again during the 2015 season for the Oakland A’s…

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