Padres belt 3 HRs, top Rockies
Yasmani Grandal hit a two-run homer, Carlos Quentin and Chase Headley both added solo shots, and the Padres downed the Rockies, 9-5, in the opener of a three-game series at Petco Park.Carlos Gonzalez hit his second career grand slam, which gave the Rockies a 4-3 lead in the third inning, but Chris
Hundreds gather at vigils for shooting victims
Hundreds of mourners are gathering at vigils for the victims of the shootings at a suburban Denver theater showing the latest Batman movie.
Isner, Roddick advance to semis at Atlanta
Americans John Isner and Andy Roddick were both quarterfinal winners on Friday at the Atlanta Open tennis event.The top-seeded Isner had to wait out a lengthy rain delay during the first set, but after play resumed he took a 7-6 (9-7), 6-4 victory over compatriot Jack Sock on the hardcourts at
Diamondbacks down Astros
Justin Upton hit a two-run home run and drove in three as Arizona downed Houston, 13-8, in the opener of a three-game series.Stephen Drew drove in three, Miguel Montero went 2-for-5 with a pair of RBI and a run scored while Aaron Hill had three hits and two runs scored for the Diamondbacks, who had
Rays down M's in 14 innings
Ben Zobrist knocked in the game-winning run with an RBI double in the bottom of the 14th inning to lift the Rays to a 4-3 victory over the Mariners in the opener of a three-game set Friday at Tropicana Field.Carlos Pena ripped a one-out single to right off Tom Wilhelmsen (3-2) in the 14th and
Victim was at movie celebrating birthday, family says, as names of those killed emerge
This was to be a weekend full of fun for Alex Sullivan: He planned to ring in his 27th birthday with friends at a special midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" and then celebrate his first wedding anniversary on Sunday.
A's rally in 9th, edge Yanks again
Brandon Moss singled to right field to drive in Yoenis Cespedes with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, boosting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over New York Yankees Friday night.It was Oakland's 10th walk-off win this season, the most in the majors
Weaver continues home dominance of Rangers
Avenging his only loss this season, a defeat at the hands of the Rangers back in May, Jered Weaver's career mark against Texas in Anaheim remained unblemished Friday.The 29-year-old tossed seven innings of one-run ball and won his sixth consecutive start, a 6-1 Angels triumph over the Rangers in
LA police find, detain person of interest in stabbings of 3 homeless people
Los Angeles police say they have detained a person of interest in the stabbings of three homeless people in recent weeks.