The Giants, losers of 10 of 14 games to start the season, play one of their better all-around games of the season in a 6-2 victory over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. The Giants avoid matching their worst 15-game start in the San Francisco era.
Johnny Giavotella hits a three-run shot for his first homer with Los Angeles after the second inning was extended by a replay review, and the defending American League West champion Angels so thoroughly rough up the A’s that Oakland first baseman Ike Davis pitches. The A’s lose 14-1.
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The El Paso Chihuahuas hammer River Cats starter Ty Blach for a 7-1 victory in El Paso, Texas. Blach gives up six runs and 10 hits in four innings.
LeBron James scores 30 points – 15 in the fourth quarter – and Kyrie Irving adds 26 as the Cleveland Cavaliers finally shake off the Boston Celtics in the fourth quarter for a 99-91 victory Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their opening-round series.
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