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Sports Night: Giants run into trouble

Giants: Aoki is aggressive – to a fault, this time

Nori Aoki has been a catalyst at the plate and on the bases for the Giants this season. In a 5-2 loss to the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, his aggressive ways backfire

A’s: Gray has the right stuff

Sonny Gray pitches eight shutout innings for the A’s in a 6-1 win over host Detroit. Oakland’s outfield could have taken the night off – it has only one putout while he was on the mound.

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River Cats: Oklahoma City goes down

Ty Blach pitches eight shutout innings and Juan Perez homers as the River Cats beat the host Oklahoma City Dodgers 7-3.

49ers: Armstead stays busy as rule forces him to wait

Because of an NFL rule that forces draft picks to wait until a school’s final exams are over, Sacramento native Arik Armstead can’t join his 49ers teammates for offseason workouts until June 12.

NBA Finals: Cavaliers stand between Warriors, season of destiny

Golden State won a franchise-record 67 games and hasn’t been seriously threatened this postseason. As the NBA Finals begin Thursday, the Warriors are 1-2 favorites over the Cavaliers to take their first NBA championship since 1975.

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