The A’s season-high three-game winning streak ends as David Price and the Tigers shut out Oakland, which fails to back an eight-inning gem by Jesse Chavez.
Left-hander Madison Bumgarner gets his sixth win and Hunter Pence homers for the second time this season as the Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3.
Barry Zito allows three hits in six shutout innings as the Nashville Sounds hand the River Cats their seventh consecutive loss, 3-0 at Raley Field. Zito, attempting a comeback in the A’s organization at 37, strikes out five and walks two.
LeBron James scores 23 points, Kyrie Irving provides a boost after missing two games and Cleveland reserves a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks to win the Eastern Conference title.
With or without Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors will advance to their first NBA Finals in 40 years.
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