Major League Baseball
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.
The San Francisco Giants beat Arizona 8-2 on Sunday to take two of three from the Diamondbacks.
Chris Young and Alberto Callaspo homered in the fifth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 7-3 on Sunday.
Jeff Mathis hit an early home run, then lined a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning that bounced off Giants center fielder Andres Torres and sent the Miami Marlins over the Giants 6-5 on Sunday.
The Cleveland Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 7-1 Saturday.
J.J. Hardy hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning, Adam Jones added a three-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles pounded the San Francisco Giants 10-2 on Sunday.