Sports Minute: Here is the latest California sports news from The Associated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - Cameron Maybin scored with one out in the 10th inning when Los Angeles' Dylan Floro was called for a balk, giving the Seattle Mariners a 5-4 win over the Dodgers. Seattle loaded the bases with one out, and with a one-strike count on Kyle Seager, Floro initiated his delivery before stepping off the mound. First base umpire Andy Fletcher called him for the game-ending balk. Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts sought an explanation as Seattle celebrated the odd victory.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Melvin Gordon rushed for a short touchdown to cap a strong 70-yard opening drive by the Chargers' first-team offense, and Philip Rivers went 6 of 7 for 62 yards in Los Angeles' 24-14 preseason victory over the Seahawks. JJ Jones returned a punt 72 yards for a touchdown late in the first half for LA, and Mike Williams caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Geno Smith in the second half. Russell Wilson was 13 of 21 for 193 yards while playing the entire first half for the Seahawks.
HOUSTON (AP) - Deshaun Watson threw a touchdown pass and the Houston Texans earned a 16-13 preseason win over the San Francisco 49ers. Watson's efficiency matched a nice opening drive from San Francisco's Jimmy Garoppolo, who threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Trent Taylor.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Albert Pujols drove in a season-high four runs, Shohei Ohtani hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 11-7 on a rainy night. Pujols hit a solo home run in the second inning and a two-run single in the third against Rangers starter Martin Perez.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Christian Villanueva had a walk-off pinch-hit single in the ninth inning, and the San Diego Padres ended a five-game skid with a 7-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Travis Jankowski led off the ninth with a walk against Andrew Chafin and advanced to second on a groundout by Eric Hosmer. Villanueva hit for Craig Stammen and drove a 2-2 pitch into left field to score Jankowski and give San Diego its first win against Arizona at Petco Park this season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rookie John Kelly rushed for 56 yards and a touchdown, and the Los Angeles Rams welcomed the Raiders back to the Coliseum with a 19-15 preseason victory over Oakland. Chris Warren rushed for 110 yards and a touchdown for the Raiders in their return to the venerable stadium that was their home for 13 seasons during their largely successful tenure in Los Angeles. Their still-passionate Southern California fan base turned out in force, filling the 95-year-old arena.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Matt Harvey took a no-hit try into the sixth inning, Jose Peraza and Dilson Herrera backed him with home runs and the Cincinnati Reds beat Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 7-1. Harvey didn't give up a hit until there were two outs in the sixth, when Joe Panik beat out an infield single. Harvey threw 6 1/3 shutout innings. Bumgarner allowed six runs in six innings as the Giants lost their third in a row.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - New York Jets veteran quarterback Josh McCown says Sam Darnold is one of the most impressive rookies he has seen during his long NFL career. McCown says the No. 3 overall pick's maturity and ability to take information and apply it on the field makes him stand out. He also says the game isn't too big for Darnold.
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