Clayton Kershaw outpitched Yusmeiro Petit for his major league-leading 19th win, and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved three games ahead of San Francisco in the NL West with a 4-2 victory over the Giants on Sunday.
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Seth Smith homered, doubled and drove in four runs, and the Oakland Athletics avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Detroit Tigers 12-4 Thursday in a matchup of AL playoff contenders.
Willie Bloomquist hit a go-ahead two-run triple after Ryan Roberts’ solo homer tied it in the eighth, and the NL West-leading Arizona Diamondbacks extended their division cushion to a season-best seven games with a 4-1 win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.
Carlos Beltran hit a go-ahead two-run home run among his four hits, Matt Cain calmly recovered from a rough first inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the first-place Diamondbacks 6-2 on Friday night to snap Arizona’s season-best nine-game winning streak.
Matt Downs delivered a go-ahead single with one out in the 11th inning and the Houston Astros beat the stumbling San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Sunday to salvage a four-game split.
Pablo Sandoval hit a tie-breaking two-run homer with two out in the 11th inning to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-4 victory over the Houston Astros Sunday.