Baseball

Baseball

Jose Reyes' walk-off infield hit lifts Mets past Cardinals

It is a play that is practiced in the earliest days of spring training, with the hope that it becomes hard-wired into the brain. Nothing is foolproof, though, which is why Jose Reyes and the Mets could smile at the end of a 3-2 walk-off victory against the Cardinals on a steamy Thursday afternoon at Citi Field.

Baseball

Pirates pull back to .500 after sweeping Brewers

Adam Frazier had not yet walked off against the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday when Pirates general manager Neal Huntington addressed the implications the upcoming four-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers would have on his trade-deadline strategy.

Videos

Giants lacked power as they struggled through season's first half

The Giants have hit just 75 home runs in 2017, which is the fewest amount among major league teams. Here's a look at the first half of the season.
nharris@sacbee.com Noel Harris
Giants lacked power as they struggled through season's first half 1:29

Giants lacked power as they struggled through season's first half

Errors prove costly for A's in the first half 1:29

Errors prove costly for A's in the first half

See Sacramento area slugger Aaron Judge at All-Star game's batting practice 0:54

See Sacramento area slugger Aaron Judge at All-Star game's batting practice

Madison Bumgarner gets a huge ovation as he comes off the mound in the fourth inning 0:14

Madison Bumgarner gets a huge ovation as he comes off the mound in the fourth inning