The Giants secure a postseason spot for the fourth consecutive even-numbered year. They will face the Mets in the N.L. wild-card game Wednesday in New York.
For the Giants, scoreboard watching is always more fun when you’re up by five runs. It makes for a fun afternoon of October baseball, with plenty of help from the Dodgers, who didn’t break a sweat in losing by a sweep.
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Sean Manaea continues his solid close to 2016 by throwing six innings and allowing two runs as the A’s finish the year with a 3-2 win over Seattle.
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Blaine Gabbert starts out hot but cools over the last three quarters in the 49ers’ 24-17 loss. His fourth-quarter interception is particularly bad, but coach Chip Kelly has a decidedly optimistic take on the quarterback after the game.
Derek Carr throws four touchdown passes – the last to Michael Crabtree, his third of the game, with 2:12 left – and the Raiders beat the previously undefeated Baltimore Ravens 28-27 and win their third road game this season. The last time Oakland (3-1) won its first three road games of the year was in 2002.
The NBA announces that Kings point guard Darren Collison will be suspended for the first eight games this season. The penalty results from his guilty plea to a misdemeanor domestic battery charge.
Ryan Moore delivers the decisive point in this American masterpiece at the Ryder Cup. The 17-11 victory over Europe is their biggest rout in 35 years at the Ryder Cup.
Martin Truex Jr. extends his late-season surge at Dover International Speedway for his second victory in the first three Chase races. Elk Grove’s Kyle Larson falls out of Chase contention.
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