Madison Bumgarner loses in first home start since April

Jhoulys Chacin outpitched Bumgarner, Cory Spangenberg hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh inning that chased the Giants ace lefty from his first home start in more than three months and the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 5-2 on Thursday night

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AP source: Sandoval to sign minor league deal with Giants

Sandoval technically will not be free to agree to a deal with a team until 1 p.m. EDT on Friday upon clearing waivers. Giants general manager Bobby Evans declined to confirm San Francisco's interest in bringing back the Kung Fu Panda, as he became known a

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An All-American start to the British Open

Jordan Spieth, chomping away on gum as he watched one putt after another pour into the center of the cup, worked some bunker magic of his own late in the round to keep his card filled only with birdies and pars for a 5-under 65.

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The Juice will be loose: O.J. Simpson granted parole

Simpson, 70, could be released as early as Oct. 1. By then, he will have served the minimum of his nine-to-33-year sentence for a bungled attempt to snatch sports memorabilia and other mementos he claimed had been stolen from him.

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From sports star to inmate: OJ Simpson to plead for parole

Now, an aging Simpson will appear as inmate No. 1027820 in a starkly plain hearing room in a remote Nevada prison Thursday to plead for his freedom. He's spent more than eight years behind bars for armed robbery and assault with a weapon after trying to t

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Sonny Gray wins 3rd straight start as A's avoid sweep

Gray struck out six pitching into the seventh in what might have been his final home start in Oakland if the club tries to deal him before the trade deadline, and the Athletics rallied in the fifth inning to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-2 on Wednesday.

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Posey's pinch hit powers Giants past Indians 5-4

Buster Posey pinch hit a two-out, two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Giants defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-4 on Wednesday.

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Nunez's RBI single in 10th leads Giants past Indians, 2-1

Gillaspie started the winning rally in the 10th inning with a pinch-hit double and Eduardo Nunez ended it with an RBI single that helped the Giants snap a three-game losing streak by beating the Cleveland Indians 2-1 on Tuesday night.

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Rays rally in 9th off Casilla to beat Athletics 4-3

Adeiny Hechavarria and Shane Peterson hit consecutive two-out RBI singles off closer Santiago Casilla in the ninth inning and Tampa Bay rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Tuesday night.

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Rays beat A's 3-2 to move closer to first place in AL East

Odorizzi and two relievers combined on a two-hitter, and Tampa Bay beat Oakland 3-2 on Monday night.

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Josh Tomlin's solid outing lifts Indians past Giants 5-3

Josh Tomlin struck out five and pitched into the eighth inning to win back-to-back starts for the first time this year, and Cleveland capitalized on two costly errors to rally and beat the Giants 5-3 on Monday night.

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Bauer gets just 2 outs; A's top Indians 7-3 for 3-game sweep

Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer got just two outs in a four-run first inning and matched the shortest start of his big league career as the Oakland Athletics beat Cleveland 7-3 on Sunday to complete the surprising sweep.

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Sanchez, Spangenberg hit 3-run homers in Padres' 7-1 win over Giants

Hedges isn't in danger of losing his job, and probably will back behind the plate as soon as Monday night. But Sanchez more than proved his reliability when he hit a three-run homer in the Padres' 7-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.

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Nats get Madson, Doolittle from A's for Treinen, prospects

Left-hander Jesus Luzardo and infielder Sheldon Neuse were sent to Oakland as part of Sunday's deal.

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Federer wins 8th Wimbledon title, beating Cilic in final

Federer won his eighth title at the All England Club and 19th major trophy overall, capping a marvelous fortnight in which he never dropped a set by overwhelming Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 on Sunday in a lopsided final that was more coronation than contest

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Davis homers in 9th to lift A's past Indians 5-3

Davis hit his 25th homer, a two-run shot in the ninth inning that lifted the A's to a 5-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night.

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Sanchez's 2-run homer lifts Padres to 5-3 win vs. Giants

The San Diego Padres won the game 5-3 on Hector Sanchez's two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth.

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Marlins hold off rally in ninth, beat Giants 5-4

Justin Bour hit his 20th home run, Marcell Ozuna drove in two runs and the Marlins held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 on Saturday night.

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