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7-Run Third Inning Sinks Pirates In Game 1 Of NLDS Against Cardinals

Carlos Beltran’s three-run homer sparked a seven-run third inning and the St. Louis Cardinals got seven stingy innings from Adam Wainwright, delivering a reality jolt to the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 9-1 rout Thursday in their NL division series opener.


San Jose ballpark

San Jose Lawsuit Against MLB Could See Delays With Government Shutdown

The shutdown of the federal government could slow San Jose’s ongoing efforts to bring the Oakland A’s downtown. The city’s lawsuit against Major League Baseball may be delayed due to court closures.


Hunter Pence

Pence Drives In 3 In Giants 7-6 Win

Hunter Pence singled in the winning run with no outs in the 9th inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 7-6 victory over the San Diego Padres on Sunday.


Twins v A's

A’s Beat Twins 11-7, Clinch AL West Again

Coco Crisp hit a 3-run homer, Daric Barton and Jed Lowrie each had a solo shot and the Oakland A’s wrapped up their 2nd straight AL West title while overpowering the Minnesota Twins 11-7 Sunday.


Giants v Yankees

Giants Spoil Day For Yankees, Rivera, Pettitte

The Yankees saw their AL wild-card hopes dim Sunday with a crushing 2-1 loss to the Giants.


Giants v Dodgers

Pence Hits 2 HRs, Pill Connects As Giants Top Dodgers

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.


A's v Rangers

A’s Beat Rangers To Complete Big AL West Sweep

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.


Grand Slam Celebration

Pence Drives In 7, Giants Trounce Dodgers 19-3

Hunter Pence’s grand slam and career-high seven RBIs helped the Giants romp 19-3 Saturday night against the Dodgers.


Giants v. Diamondbacks

Pagan Drives In Winning Run In Giants 3-2 Win

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.


Astros v Athletics

Colon Ends Long Winless Skid, A’s Beat Astros

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.