Buster Posey hits his second grand slam in five games as the Giants beat San Diego Padres 6-0 on Wednesday. It’s Posey’s fourth career grand slam. The Giants’ All-Star catcher also hit one against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday. Ryan Vogelsong pitches six scoreless innings for his second straight win.
Brett Lawrie hits a grand slam, Josh Phegley homers for the second night in a row and the A’s defeat Texas 8-2 for their fourth straight victory. Kendall Graveman (4-4) allows two runs over seven innings for Oakland.
The River Cats end a five-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Fresno Grizzlies. Four Sacramento pitchers combine on a two-hitter, and Ryan Lollis has three hits and scores both runs.
The first round of the U.S. Senior Open signals national championship golf in Sacramento for the first time in 33 years. The Bee offers 10 things to watch as the tournament tees off Thursday at Del Paso Country Club.
As soon as a golfer hits the half-century mark, they become eligible to play in the PGA Champions Tour. Age is the most existential qualifier; the other is they have to be good.
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The Kings never got an up-close look at Emmanuel Mudiay, but that wouldn’t stop the team from using the No. 6 pick on a player many say is one of the best point guards available in Thursday’s NBA draft despite never playing college ball.
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