Major League Baseball
The A’s missed an opportunity to extend their lead in the AL wild-card race with a 3-0 loss to the Phillies on Saturday.
Zack Greinke pitched 6 scoreless innings and hit his 4th career home run, and the Dodgers romped past the Giants 17-0 on Saturday night to build on their lead in the NL West.
MLB Commissioner Bud Selig Dodges Questions On A’s Stadium, Domestic Violence During AT&T Park Visit
The outgoing commissioner refused to commit to a resolution of the Oakland ballpark situation, though he admits the A’s desperately need a new place to play.
Jed Lowrie hit a game-ending RBI single in Oakland’s 3-run 9th inning, sending the A’s to a 4-3 victory over the Astros on Saturday.
Andrew Susac hit a two-run double in San Francisco’s four-run first, and the Giants beat the Tigers 5-4 on Saturday.
Ian Desmond and Bryce Harper each homered and drove in 2 runs as the streaking Nationals rallied from a 5-run deficit to beat the Giants 14-6 Sunday.
That is the opinion of many San Francisco Giants fans following the rain-shortened debacle at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.
Justin Upton hit a 2-run homer, Chris Johnson also went deep and the Atlanta Braves beat Jon Lester and the reeling Oakland A’s 4-3 on Sunday night.
Michael Morse got three hits and scored twice as the Giants won consecutive home games for the first time in over two months, beating the Phillies 5-2 on Sunday.
A three judge panel was set to hear arguments in the case Tuesday. At issue is whether the A’s should be allowed to relocate to a new ballpark in downtown San Jose despite opposition from league officials because the San Francisco Giants hold a territorial claim on Santa Clara County. League commissioner Bud Selig, who assigned a special committee to study the issue in March of 2009, has yet to issue a decision.