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Giants lineup: The final nine of the 2017 season

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Giants lineup: The final nine of the 2017 season

The 2017 season has come to an end. On game No. 162, here's the nine men Bruce Bochy will throw out on the field one last time.

San Diego Padres (71-90)

1. Travis Jankowski (L) CF
2. Erick Aybar (S) SS
3. Carlos Asuaje (L) 2B
4. Yangervis Solarte (S) 1B
5. Hunter Renfroe (R) RF
6. Cory Spangenberg (L) 3B
7. Jabari Blash (R) LF
8. Rocky Gale (R) C
9. Luis Perdomo (R) P

San Francisco Giants (63-98)

1. Hunter Pence (R) RF
2. Joe Panik (L) 2B
3. Denard Span (L) CF
4. Buster Posey (R) 1B
5. Brandon Crawford (L) SS
6. Pablo Sandoval (S) 3B
7. Jarrett Parker (L) LF
8. Nick Hundley (R) C
9. Johnny Cueto (R) P

Yasiel Puig suspended, Nick Hundley fined for Dodgers-Giants fight

Yasiel Puig suspended, Nick Hundley fined for Dodgers-Giants fight

Major League Baseball suspended Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig for two games Thursday for fighting and inciting a bench-clearing incident in Tuesday's Giants vs. Dodgers game. 

Giants catcher Nick Hundley was not suspended for the fight. Hundley was fined an undisclosed amount of money for his role in the fight. Puig was also fined an undisclosed amount. 

After Tuesday night's game, Hundley was asked if he expects any punishment for himself or Puig from the league. 

“I was defending myself. He was defending himself. I don’t see why it should go any further than that,” Hundley said

Puig's suspension will begin Friday when the Dodgers face the Mariners. If Puig appeals the suspension and loses, it will begin once the process is complete. 

Willie Mays honors Aretha Franklin, 'I truly admired her'

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Willie Mays honors Aretha Franklin, 'I truly admired her'

The world lost the Queen of Soul on Thursday. Music icon Aretha Franklin died at 76 years old. 

Franklin, who had perhaps the greatest voice of all-time, connected to people from all walks of life. Willie Mays is one of those people. 

Mays first met Franklin while starring with the New York Giants in the 1950s. After learning of her passing, Mays sent out the following statement where he shows how much he admired Franklin as both an artist and a person. 

Franklin passed away from pancreatic cancer at her home in Detroit. She will be missed from everyone in the music field, athletic field and beyond.