The Giants win their 10th consecutive postseason elimination game when Joe Panik doubles in Brandon Crawford in the 13th. The Giants led 5-3 in the ninth until Kris Bryant hit a game-tying homer in the ninth to send the game into extra innings.
In a game with several momentum swings, the Giants find a way to stave off elimination and keep their dream of another even-year World Series title alive – albeit barely. It takes a walk-off double in the 13th inning, which is needed after yet another blown save.
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Anthony Rendon and Jayson Werth homered and the Washington Nationals moved within one victory of winning a postseason series for the first time, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-3 on Monday for a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five National League Division Series.
While the Cleveland Indians celebrate a 4-3 victory over the host Red Sox for a three-game sweep and a berth in the American League Championship Series, the Boston fans demand to see David Ortiz one more time. Ten minutes after the game, Ortiz lumbers out to the mound and tips his cap in all directions, tapping his heart.
Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred expects news within a year regarding potential plans for the A’s to build a new ballpark in Oakland.
Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the NBA, says the Kings’ preseason game against Maccabi Haifa – the first at Golden 1 Center – is a “big deal” both in Sacramento and in his homeland, where the game is being nationally televised.
Under a pilot program, the Kings will team up with Sacramento almond giant Blue Diamond starting in 2017-18. The team will wear the company’s logo on their jerseys.
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The 49ers on Monday place cornerback Chris Davis on injured reserve with a knee injury and sign one of Chip Kelly’s cornerbacks from last year’s Philadelphia Eagles squad, JaCorey Shepherd, to replace him.
All five of the Raiders’ games have come down to the closing minutes and Oakland has usually made the big play – or benefited from the big mistake – to win. That has led to a 4-1 record that has the Raiders tied with Denver atop the AFC West and off to their best start in 14 years.
Roberto Aguayo kicks a 38-yard field goal as time expires, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defeat the Carolina Panthers 17-14 Monday night. Aguayo missed from 33 and 46 yards earlier in the game and was just 3 of 7 on field-goal attempts this season before the winning kick.
By virtue of its victory over then-No. 1 Folsom in September and with no local losses, Sacramento High School becomes The Bee’s top-ranked football team. The Bulldogs helped the Dragons reach the top spot by beating previous No. 1 Del Oro on Friday.
The Big Ten Conference has four teams in the top 10 of The Associated Press college football poll during the regular season for the first time since 1960, and No. 24 Western Michigan is ranked for the first time in school history. Alabama remains No. 1.
Three days before Tiger Woods planned to end his longest break from golf at the Safeway Open in Napa, he abruptly withdraws. He says his game was not ready to take on PGA Tour competition. Woods has not played since Aug. 23, 2015.
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