The Giants and Pirates each get just six hits, but visiting Pittsburgh is a bit more efficient in a 4-3 win. Gerrit Cole strikes out a season-best nine to win his third straight start, while Ryan Vogelsong takes the loss.
Never miss a local story.
Despite outhitting Colorado Springs, the River Cats lose 5-3 to the host Sky Sox. Casey McGehee leads the Cats’ eight-hit attack by going 3 for 5, including a three-run homer. Sacramento, in its first season as the Triple-A affiliate of the Giants, begins a four-game road series Tuesday against the Dodgers’ new Pacific Coast League affiliate, Oklahoma City.
Charles Jackson, a former undersize Grant High School center, is the ultimate late bloomer. After playing for Tennessee Tech, Jackson hopes to continue his basketball journey in the NBA.
Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors is the current MVP of the NBA, but LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers is the best in basketball.
View the day’s box scores, latest standings and more coverage in The Sacramento Bee e-Edition.
Plan your daily sports viewing with the latest TV listings.