• San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt hits a two RBI triple against the San Diego Padres in the fourth inning of their baseball game Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Belt drives in 5, Giants complete sweep of Padres

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt is giving himself credit for a home run in the first inning, even though the wind held up his shot for a sacrifice fly. He had a good day regardless.

  • San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Johnny Cueto, left, celebrates with catcher Buster Posey after Cueto pitched a seven-hit shutout against the San Diego Padres during a baseball game Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in San Francisco. San Francisco won 1-0. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Giants’ Cueto goes the distance in 1-0 win over Padres

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Johnny Cueto pitched a seven-hitter for his seventh career shutout to outwork James Shields, and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 1-0 on Tuesday night.

  • In this June 2, 2014, file photo, a sign that reads "15 Good Work Seattle" is displayed below Seattle City Hall, right, and the Columbia Center building, left, after the Seattle City Council passed a $15 minimum wage measure. As states and cities gradually implement new laws to raise wages to at least $15 an hour, they are confronting a challenge experts say has long bedeviled the nation’s municipalities: policing tens of thousands of businesses to obey wage laws. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

    Governments struggle to enforce “living wage” laws

    SEATTLE (AP) — States and cities whose lawmakers proudly passed “living wage” laws are finding it difficult to make sure employers actually pay their workers accordingly.

  • San Diego Padres pitcher Drew Pomeranz works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, April 25, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Padres’ comeback attempt falls just short in loss to Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Diego Padres had chances to win the game in the final two innings. Reliable Giants closer Santiago Casilla shut the door.

  • San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence swings for an RBI sacrifice fly off San Diego Padres' Luis Perdomo in the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 25, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Bumgarner wins for first time in four starts since opener

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Healthy at last, Angel Pagan is thriving batting ninth and giving the Giants consecutive leadoff hitters capable of impacting a game with the bat or on the basepaths.

  • Miami Marlins' J.T. Realmuto, right, is congratulated by Miguel Rojas (19) after hitting a home run off San Francisco Giants' Josh Osich in the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 24, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Marlins hold off Giants 5-4 to avoid 3-game sweep

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Miami manager Don Mattingly thinks slugger Giancarlo Stanton took an encouraging step with his third multihit game of the season.

  • San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy connects for a two-run single off Miami Marlins' Jose Fernandez during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 23, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Peavy ends skid, pitches and hits Giants past Marlins, 7-2

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jake Peavy pitched seven innings for his first win and added a two-run single off Miami ace Jose Fernandez, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Marlins 7-2 on Saturday night.

  • The Solar Impulse 2 solar plane flies into the sunrise out of Kalaeloa Airport, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Kapolei, Hawaii.  The solar plane will fly a two-and-a-half day journey to Northern California.  (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

    Solar plane pilot hopes to link to Silicon Valley’s spirit

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A solar-powered airplane on a journey around the world was preparing to land in California on Saturday night to complete a risky, three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean.