OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray outpitched close friend Scott Kazmir, and the Athletics spoiled the former Oakland lefty's return to the Coliseum mound with a 4-0 win against the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
PHOENIX (AP) - Tim Hudson pitched six effective innings in his return to the rotation and hit his first homer in two seasons, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - So there's at least one person with zero interest in watching the Williams sisters play each other in the U.S. Open quarterfinals tonight, with Serena's bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam on the line.
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) - Joe Gibbs couldn't help but beam about this team victory: Carl Edwards drove superbly, crew chief Darian Grubb made stellar calls with his car two laps down and the No. 19 crew got the car out of the pits in first when it counted most.