Ian Kennedy, Padres beat Giants 9-1 to snap home win streak

San Francisco Giants' Matt Duffy scores the Giants' first run after Nori Aoki singled on a line drive to center field in the third inning of their baseball game against the San Diego Padres Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One big inning by one of baseball’s most dangerous lineups cost Chris Heston and the San Francisco Giants.

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Top WNBA players use new leverage to demand trades, sit out

Head coach Geno Auriemma, left, and player Diana Taurasi clap during a USA women's national team minicamp basketball practice Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Several of the WNBA’s marquee players are flexing newly gained leverage to make demands on the league, including forcing trades and dictating when they’ll play.

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Clippers’ Paul out against Houston in Game 2

Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul signals from the sidelines during the first half of Game 1 in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Houston. Chris Paul is out for game 1 with a strained left hamstring. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul will miss his second straight game with a strained left hamstring, sitting out Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against Houston.

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Astros’ Springer misses game against Rangers

Houston Astros right fielder George Springer (4) slams into the wall makeing a running catch on a fly ball hit Texas Rangers'  Adrian Beltre in the seventh inning in a baseball game Tuesday May 5, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Bob Levey)

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros outfielder George Springer missed Wednesday night’s game against the Texas Rangers and was being evaluated for a possible concussion.

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Matzek struggles as Rockies fall 13-7 to Diamondbacks

Colorado Rockies catcher Nick Hundley,  front left, confers with starting pitcher Tyler Matzek, center, and pitching coach Steve Foster after Matzek walked the bases loaded against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Tyler Matzek threw very few strikes, leading to an awfully short afternoon — on a day the Colorado Rockies needed him to go deep into the game, too.

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