Hefner solid over 6 innings to lead Mets to 6-2 victory over Padres
Jeremy Hefner pitched six solid innings and the New York Mets took advantage of Edinson Volquez's wildness in a 6-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday.
Casimero defeats Guevara to retain belt
John Riel Casimero earned a split-decision victory over Pedro Guevara to retain his IBF junior flyweight belt Saturday.Casimero (17-2) earned a 116-111, 114-113, 113-114 decision in 12 rounds over Guevara (18-1-1) in his first title defense.
Chris Volstad's winless streak reaches 21 starts, Cubs lose to Dodgers 3-1
Joe Mather was playing at Dodger Stadium for the first time in his career, and his timing couldn't have been worse — in more ways than one.
Mets use big inning to down Padres
Jordany Valdespin's two-run double highlighted a four-run second, while rookie Jeremy Hefner won his first game since May 29 as the New York Mets downed the San Diego Padres, 6-2, in the middle test of a three-game set.Mike Baxter set a franchise record by drawing five walks in a nine-inning game
Clinton warns Kenya against election violence on African tour
Clinton warns leaders and citizens in Kenya not to repeat the deadly violence that plunged the country into chaos after disputed presidential elections five years ago.
Kershaw, Kemp help Dodgers top Cubs
Clayton Kershaw tossed seven strong innings and Matt Kemp hit a two-run home run to lift the Los Angels Dodgers over the Chicago Cubs, 3-1, in the second of three games at Dodger Stadium.Kershaw (9-6) allowed one run on three hits and two walks while striking out seven in the Dodgers' second
Ortiz not in a rush to return
David Ortiz continues to work his way back from a right Achilles injury that has forced him to miss the last two weeks
Aceves upset at umpiring call
After giving up the go-ahead three-run homer to Joe Mauer in top of the ninth in a gut-wrenching 6-4 loss to the Twins at Fenway Park, Red Sox closer Alfredo Aceves unleashed some frustration toward home plate umpire David Rackley for not calling a third strike that would've ended the game
Jeff Francis hurt again by home run ball as Rockies lose to Giants 11-6
Jeff Francis is paying dearly for his mistakes lately. The San Francisco Giants hit two of their three home runs off Francis and went on to beat the Colorado Rockies 11-6 Saturday night. Francis (3-4) was tagged for six runs on nine hits in 3 2-3 innings in his second-shortest outing since joining
Youkilis homers twice, Pierzynski also connects for White Sox in 6-5, 10-inning loss to Angels
Despite another huge game from Kevin Youkilis, the Chicago White Sox failed to pull this one out.