Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Stults, Padres hand Giants third straight loss

San Diego Padres center fielder Alexi Amarista makes a diving catch to rob San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 19, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Stults and three relievers combined on a four-hitter and Everth Cabrera hit a go-ahead triple to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night.

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Braves pull Kimbrel, hold off Mets 7-5

Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton, right celebrates with teammate Jordan Schafer (17) after hitting a three-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Walden got the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled star closer Craig Kimbrel, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday night.

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Braun homers twice, rallies Brewers over Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ryan Braun hit two homers, including a two-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning that sent the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-7 Saturday night.

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White Sox CF Eaton comes out of Texas game

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — White Sox leadoff hitter Adam Eaton came out of Chicago’s game at Texas after coming up gimpy while running out a grounder.

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Yankees RHP Nova leaves with elbow soreness

New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Saturday, April 19, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has left his start because of soreness in his right elbow.

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