Bumgarner, Giants' pen knock Rockies out of 1st in division

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched six strong innings, and Austin Slater and Hunter Pence drove in runs as the San Francisco Giants beat Colorado 3-0 Saturday night and knocked the Rockies...

Braves top reeling Giants 2-1, inch closer to division crown

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Tyler Flowers drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, and the Atlanta Braves moved closer to clinching the NL East with a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Gi...

Newcomb goes 6 strong, Albies provides jolt as Braves top SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sean Newcomb pitched six strong innings, Ozzie Albies sparked the offense with two extra-base hits and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Monday night. ...

Piscotty homers, A's keep rolling with 7-3 win over Rangers

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Piscotty homered and Oakland rallied from an early three-run deficit to beat the Texas Rangers 7-3 on Sunday, the Athletics' fourth straight win and sixth in seven games...

Davis, Olson homer as A's beat Rangers 8-6 to stay hot

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis hit his major league-leading 41st home run, Matt Olson homered to drive in the go-ahead run and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Texas Rangers 8-6 on Saturday for ...

Laureano homers twice, Semien goes deep as A's top Texas 8-4

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics rookie Ramon Laureano hit two home runs, Marcus Semien also went deep and Oakland beat the Texas Rangers 8-4 on Friday night. Oakland got its fourth ...

Piscotty, Chapman power A's in 7-5 win over Mariners

OAKLAND,Calif. (AP) — Stephen Piscotty and Matt Chapman homered, Matt Olson had three hits and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Seattle Mariners 7-5 on Friday night. Oakland pulled...

Odor HR, Chirinos BB rally Rangers over Giants 7-6

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rougned Odor hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning, Robinson Chirinos drew a bases-loaded walk in the 10th and the Texas Rangers rallied from six runs down to beat the San...

Posey, McCutchen lead Giants past Pirates 13-10

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey got four hits, Andrew McCutchen homered against his former team and the San Francisco Giants defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-10 on Friday night. ...

White's 2-run HR in 8th lifts Astros over Giants 2-1

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tyler White hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Houston Astros pulled off a late rally for the second straight game, beating the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Tuesday. ...

Jackson gets 1st win with A's in 7-2 victory over Indians

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Journeyman Edwin Jackson earned his first win with Oakland, pitching neatly into the seventh inning as the Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 Saturday for their season-hig...

Bumgarner goes 8 innings for 1st win, Giants beat Padres 3-0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched eight innings of three-hit ball for his first win of the season, Mark Melancon earned his first save in a year and the San Francisco Giants beat the San ...

Duffy, 2 relievers combine on four-hitter as Royals top A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Danny Duffy pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Kansas City Royals snapped a six-game skid with a 2-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday. ...

Crawford's RBI single leads Giants past D-Backs, 5-4 in 10

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alen Hanson has experience as a pinch-hitter, and he's putting it to good use with his new team. Hanson had a tying, two-run homer off Brad Boxberger with two ou...

Arrieta fumes on Phillies, "worst in the league with shifts"

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jake Arrieta is demanding the Philadelphia Phillies shift their strategy. Do it right now, too. The Phillies ace criticized his team's defensive shifting followi...