CHICAGO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have won their protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. MLB says this is the first successful protest since 1986.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 this afternoon to snap a three-game losing streak. Former Giants prospect Zack Wheeler allowed two earned runs while working 5 2/3 solid innings. Eric Campbell and Lucas Duda homered during a five-run third against Jeff Samardzija. The A's and Mets split their quick two-game interleague series.
BOSTON (AP) -- Garrett Richards takes a three-game winning streak into his start for the Angels at Boston tonight. Included in that run is a victory over the Red Sox. Richards is 13-4 for the AL West leaders.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece expects to be at full strength when the season opens next month. Reece was a full participant at practice on Wednesday, two days after undergoing an MRI on the foot he injured during last week's preseason game against Detroit. Reece would not disclose the official diagnosis of the injury, calling it only a "foot issue."
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres will miss the start of the upcoming season after undergoing surgery for an infection in his previously surgically repaired right knee. Torres initially got hurt last preseason and underwent surgery for a torn ACL. He returned in late February and played five games before sitting out the rest of the regular season.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA will open training camp next month at the University of California San Diego, the alma mater of team owner Robert Pera. This is the first time the Grizzlies have conducted their training camp in San Diego.
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