Giants: 7-0 rout opens homestand
Brandon Belt hits an opposite-field home run in the seventh inning to break a scoreless tie, and Joe Panik crushes a two-run double to spark a long rally in the eighth as Giants pull away for a 7-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves.
Ben Zobrist draws a bases-loaded walk in the seventh inning to break a tie, and the A’s rally from a three-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 5-4.
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For the first time their 16-year history, the River Cats go winless in an eight-game homestand and tie a franchise record with their ninth straight loss, 3-2 to the Nashville Sounds.
Sometimes success comes by making unpopular decisions. The Warriors traded fan favorite Monta Ellis for center Andrew Bogut. They got rid of coach Mark Jackson despite his strong locker-room backing and hired Steve Kerr. The team’s management has proved prescient in making decisions to better the team even at the risk of upsetting fans and players.
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