Giants ace Madison Bumgarner took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, then the bullpen completes a 2-0 victory over the San Diego Padres at AT&T Park.
Oakland continued its 10-game trip with a 8-7 loss to Minnesota. Steven Vogt hit a grand slam in the first inning, but the Twins scored four runs in both the second and sixth innings.
The River Cats were denied a berth in the Pacific Coast League playoffs last year with a road loss to the Aces in the final game of the regular season. Monday night at Aces Ballpark, the Cats got a little revenge, scoring six runs in the fourth inning of an 8-4 victory.
Golden State guard Stephen Curry, the NBA’s MVP, is the poster child for a league that pitches basketball as the beautiful game.
▪ The Bulls topped the Cavaliers and the Clippers rallied past the Rockets in NBA conference semifinal playoff action.
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