Sunday's starting lineups told the story of this series long before the final pitch had been thrown.
In the wake of a three-game sweep at AT&T Park, the Los Angeles Dodgers stand 11/2 games ahead of the San Francisco Giants in the National League West.
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The San Francisco Giants pinned their hopes on Jake Peavy to provide new life to a beat-up rotation and a lineup searching for a lift.
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Manager Don Mattingly hardly considers a late-July sweep in San Francisco a turning point to put his Dodgers in the driver's seat atop the NL West.

John Jaso drove in three runs and Scott Kazmir did his part on the mound in the Oakland Athletics' 9-3 win over the Texas Rangers in Sunday's rubber match of a three-game set.
Alberto Callaspo was activated by the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, the first day the infielder was eligible to come off the 15-day disabled list.
The best team in baseball tries to put some more distance between itself and the rest of the American League West on Sunday, as the Oakland Athletics seek to close out a three-game set against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on a positive note.
John Jaso hit a go-ahead two-run homer and three other Oakland Athletics blasted solo shots in a 5-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday.

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The River Cats took the lead in the top of the 14th inning on Jose Martinez’s sacrifice fly, but the Rainers answered with two runs in the home half for a 4-3 victory Sunday at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash. Tacoma first baseman Jesus Montero singled in Xavier Henry for the winning run.
The River Cats’ 3-4-5 hitters combined for six hits and eight RBIs en route to an 8-5 victory over the host Tacoma Rainiers in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday night.

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