Madison Bumgarner becomes the second San Francisco Giants pitcher to throw a shutout with double-digit strikeouts and homer in the same game. The first was Hall of Famer Juan Marichal, who did so in 1963 and was on hand to see his former team cap a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals.
A’s manager Bob Melvin wasn’t happy with his team after an 18-2 loss in Baltimore in which the Orioles tied a franchise record with 26 hits. He pulled the players into a closed-clubhouse meeting following the rout. The teams meet again Monday, and the A’s will try to stop a six-game losing streak.
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Arik Armstead drew a penalty in his first NFL game, and 49ers coach Jim Tomsula said the Pleasant Grove High School graduate was a little too aggressive on the play but showed nice awareness for a 21-year-old who missed nearly all of the team’s spring sessions.
River Cats relief pitcher Clay Rapada has been solid this season, allowing a .119 average to Pacific Coast League left-handers. He’s had success in the majors, too, with a .164 average against him in seven seasons. Now the left-hander is hoping for a chance to pitch in the bigs again.
▪ Former Jesuit High School standout Andrew Susac, on a Giants rehab assignment, helps the River Cats win their season-high seventh game in a row when he hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning. Mike Broadway earns his 12th save as the Cats beat the Round Rock Express 3-2.
With at least a share of the 54-hole lead for the third consecutive major, Jason Day closed with a 5-under-par 67 at Whistling Straits for a three-shot victory in the PGA Championship and broke Tiger Woods’ major championship record for most strokes under par by finishing at 20 under.
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