Major League Baseball
The Yankees saw their AL wild-card hopes dim Sunday with a crushing 2-1 loss to the Giants.
Hunter Pence hit two more home runs, pinch-hitter Brett Pill connected for a tiebreaking shot leading off the 8th inning, and the Giants beat the Dodgers 4-3 Sunday.
Josh Donaldson, Chris Young and Josh Reddick all homered and the A’s completed a 3-game sweep of the chasing and slumping Texas Rangers with a 5-1 win Sunday.
Hunter Pence’s grand slam and career-high seven RBIs helped the Giants romp 19-3 Saturday night against the Dodgers.
Angel Pagan singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning to lead the Giants past the Diamondbacks 3-2 on Sunday.
Bartolo Colon won for the first time in more than a month, Seth Smith homered during a 7-run third inning and the Oakland A’s beat the Houston Astros 7-2 on Sunday.
Right-hander Brandon McCarthy allowed one run and six hits in eight innings as the Diamondbacks beat the Giants 2-1.
Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the fifth that was confirmed by a video review, and the Oakland A’s pulled into a first-place tie with Texas atop the AL West by beating the Rangers 4-2 on Monday.
Ian Kennedy beat an NL West opponent for the first time in 12 starts this season, pitching the San Diego Padres past the San Francisco Giants 4-1 Monday.
Coco Crisp and Stephen Vogt homered, A.J. Griffin struck out seven in seven innings, and the A’s completed a three-game sweep of Tampa Bay with a 5-1 victory Sunday.