Herrmann grand debut leads Athletics past Twins 8-6

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Herrmann hit a grand slam in his first game for Oakland and the Athletics went on to beat the Minnesota Twins 8-6 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory. ...

Mixed emotions for Sharks as Meier re-signs, Pavelski leaves

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — For San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson, the start of free agency was a day of mixed emotions. The joy of locking up forward Timo Meier with a four-ye...

Posey breaks out of slump in Giants' 6-3 win over D-Backs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Slumping Buster Posey had a pair of RBI hits and Alex Dickerson homered and drove in two runs to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 6-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Fr...

Bumgarner strikes out 11 in Giants' 4-2 win over Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner struck out 11 batters in six innings and also drove in a run with an RBI single that helped lead the San Francisco Giants to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rock...

Sharks sign D Erik Karlsson to 8-year deal

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have re-signed pending free agent defenseman Erik Karlsson to an eight-year deal. The Sharks announced the deal on Monday, two weeks befor...

Justin Rose fizzles in final round at US Open

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose's final round at the U.S. Open got off a perfect start with a birdie on the first hole that moved him into a tie for the lead. Little else wen...

Strong finish not enough for Woods at US Open

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The crowd was roaring, the birdies were dropping and Tiger Woods looked like his vintage self for the final 12 holes of the U.S. Open. The problem for Woo...

Stenson poses for selfie with fan after errant shot

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Henrik Stenson figured the least he could do after hitting a fan at the U.S. Open with an errant 8-iron was to pose for a selfie. Stenson's approach shot ...

Mickelson's quest for career grand slam put on hold again

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson looks like he won't be able to celebrate his 49th birthday by completing the career grand slam. Needing to post a low score in the third ro...

McIlroy overcomes mini meltdown to stay close at US Open

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Rory McIlroy is sticking around for the weekend at the U.S. Open for a change. After missing the cut the past three years, McIlroy is firmly in the mix at...

Kuchar's eagle at 18 puts him in contention at US Open

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Matt Kuchar's reputation took a major hit when a story emerged this year that he paid his fill-in Mexican caddie only $5,000 after winning a tournament that earned him near...

Piercy makes most of US Open chance with fast start

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — After missing the cut last week at the Canadian Open, Scott Piercy spent the weekend on his couch hoping that wouldn't cost him a spot in the U.S. Open. P...

USGA feels pressure heading into US Open at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — From rules gaffes to dead grass to lack of rain or wind, the story surrounding the last four U.S. Opens has been as much about the management of the tournament as it has be...

Jason Day hires caddie Williams in bid to unlock potential

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jason Day has won a major, reached No. 1 in the world and recorded 12 PGA Tour wins already in his career. That's not nearly enough to satisfy Day, who be...

Seager makes Giants' strategy backfire in Dodgers' 7-2 win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Corey Seager had three of his four hits and three of his four RBIs following intentional walks to Cody Bellinger, and the Los Angeles Dodgers went on to beat the San Francisco Gia...