Morse, a 2014 postseason hero, joined the River Cats on Saturday as he recovers from a hamstring injury in spring training. He wants to help a Giants team with a struggling lineup and an outfield depleted by injuries.
A’s starter Andrew Triggs drops his first game of the season in an 11-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Still, the A’s finish a seven-game homestand 5-2 and are second in the American League West.
The Giants are victims of a Colorado Rockies sweep, losing 8-0 on Sunday. With that, San Francisco falls to 6-13, which ties their worst record through 19 games in franchise history. They also started 6-13 in 1983.
Brandon McCarthy gave Los Angeles a much-needed strong start, Yasmani Grandal homered in a six-run fifth inning and the Dodgers salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 6-2 victory over the Diamondbacks.
Yu Darvish pitched eight innings in his longest outing since elbow surgery and the Texas Rangers scored the tying and go-ahead runs without a hit, completing a four-game sweep with a 5-2 win over the Kansas City Royals.
Williamson is recovering from a strained left quad suffered in spring training. He played two rehab games at High-A San Jose before transferring to Sacramento, where he was starting in left field Saturday night.