Posts Tagged California

Rockies lose 5-4 to Giants in 11 innings

Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss, back, confers with first base coach Eric Young during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — More often than not, the Colorado Rockies win when Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez homer in the same game.

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Si Sage wins $100,000 Last Tycoon Stakes at Santa Anita

In this image provided by Benoit Photo, Si Sage (6), with Elvis Trujillo aboard, wins the Grade III, $100,000 Last Tycoon Stakes horse race Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia Calif. (Benoit Photo via AP)

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Long-shot Si Sage won the $100,000 Last Tycoon Stakes by 3 1/4 lengths Saturday at Santa Anita, snapping a 10-race skid in the U.S.

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Altuve leads Astros to 9-3 victory over Athletics

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve celebrates after hitting a three run home run off Oakland Athletics' Kendall Graveman in the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The pitching has been stellar, the lineup much deeper and the progress the Houston Astros showed in spring training has carried over to the opening month of the season.

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Athletics place Ben Zobrist on DL with knee injury

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics placed infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with torn cartilage in his left knee.

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Rodriguez solid in debut, but Rangers lose 3-2 to Angels

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the second inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, April 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Wandy Rodriguez gave the Texas Rangers exactly what they were looking for in his first American League start. He pitched long enough to hand a lead over to the bullpen before rookie Keone Kela made a costly mistake.

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