Catcher John Baker From Alameda Pitches Scoreless 16th Inning For Cubs, Then Scores Winning RunJohn Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat Colorado 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Daily Madden: Long Games Take Their Toll On CatchersBoth the Giants and A's played extra innings Tuesday night -- the Giants beating the Phillies in 14 and the A's losing to the Astros in 12.
Analysis: A's, Yanks Became Latest Teams Across The Majors Pushed To Extra InningsJosh Reddick rushed out of the ballpark, more eager than ever to get home from yet another extra-long work day. Extra innings, that is. And a lot of them. There were three extra-innings games Thursday alone - each lasting at least 13 innings - to bring the season total to 110.
Suicide Squeeze In 11th Lifts Giants Over PadresChris Stewart drove in the go-ahead run with a suicide squeeze in the 11th inning, then pounced on a bunt moments later to start a slick double play that helped the San Francisco Giants hold off the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Sunday.
Matsui's 10th-Inning Blast Lifts A's Past RangersHideki Matsui hit the first pitch of the 10th inning from Darren Oliver into the right-field seats for a game-winning home run, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday.