Astros fall behind early, lose to A's 11-3

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Bo Porter's team had already fallen behind big when he lost his temper....

Hill, Diamondbacks beat Dodgers 4-2 in 12 innings

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Aaron Hill hit a two-run single in the 12th inning and Miguel Montero homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night....

Giants play another 1-run game, lose 2-1 to Padres

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants have played eight straight games decided by one run, losing four of them....

A's come out swinging to beat Astros 11-3

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Alberto Callaspo hit a three-run homer and the Oakland Athletics went deep four times to back Sonny Gray's strong pitching Friday night in an 11-3 rout of the Houston Astros....

Twins shut down by Vargas in 5-0 loss to Royals

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Ricky Nolasco was virtually unhittable a week ago in Minnesota, shutting down the scuffling Royals over eight innings in an easy victory that came amid a three-game sweep....

Ross, Padres beat Cain and Giants 2-1

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tyson Ross held the San Francisco Giants to four hits and struck out nine in eight scoreless innings, and the San Diego Padres won 2-1 Friday night to hand Matt Cain his third straight loss....

Pettibone rocked in Phils 12-1 loss to Colorado

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DENVER (AP) -- Before Friday night's game, the Philadelphia Phillies decided that starter Jonathan Pettibone would be sent back to Triple-A to make room in the rotation for Cole Hamels....

Paulino, White Sox hammered by Rangers 12-0

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Felipe Paulino gave up six hits and a walk, hit a batter and threw two wild pitches in the first seven-run inning in the majors this season....

Bullpen melts down in Yanks 11-5 loss to Rays

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The bullpen played a big role in the Yankees' five-game winning streak. A meltdown by New York's relievers proved just as pivotal in a loss Friday night....

Smyly hit hard in Tigers' 11-6 loss to Angels

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DETROIT (AP) -- Drew Smyly's return to the rotation was an inauspicious one....






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