Jedd Gyorko hits an RBI single to right-center with two outs in the ninth inning to give the San Diego Padres a wild 5-4 win over the Giants, who drop seven games behind first-place Los Angeles in the National League West with 11 to go.
Starting pitcher Felix Doubront extends his winless streak against the Texas Rangers, Josh Reddick and Eric Sogard homer, but the Rangers counter with three of their own to beat Oakland 10-3.
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Folsom High School lost record-setting quarterback Jake Browning to college, but they haven’t lost much behind center. Bulldogs senior quarterback Jake Jeffrey has passed for 1,151 yards and 15 touchdowns with just two interceptions while rushing for 116 yards and two scores. Jeffrey leads Folsom (4-0) – on a state-leading 36-game non-playoff winning streak – into a Sierra Foothill League opener Friday at No. 5 Granite Bay.
Move over, River Cats, there’s another baseball team coming to the region. The Great West League awarded a franchise to Sacramento, which will begin play next summer at refurbished Renfree Field.
Colin Kaepernick says he’s more at ease running the 49ers’ offense than he was in past seasons. He’s completed 69.4 percent of his passes, has two touchdowns against no interceptions and has a 98.1 passer rating that ranks 12th in the NFL.
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