Sports Night: 49ers lose to Texas in opener

49ers: Exhibition season opens with loss to Texans

The Jim Tomsula Era began Saturday night in Texas as the 49ers lost to the host Houston Texans 23-10. Colin Kaepernick went 1 for 3 for 14 yards, and Aussie sensation Jarryd Hayne had a 53-yard run in his first NFL outing.

▪ Catch up on the question-and-answer session on everything 49ers with The Bee’s Matt Barrows.

Area baseball beat: J.D. Davis on fire in Cal League

The former Elk Grove High School standout is batting .280 with 22 home runs and 88 RBIs for the Lancaster JetHawks. He homered in six consecutive games and had 10 home runs in a 15-game stretch.

Giants: Duffy, Peavy lead rout of Nationals

Matt Duffy hit a three-run double in San Francisco’s decisive six-run third inning, Jake Peavy worked into the sixth to end a three-start winless stretch, and the Giants beat the Nationals for the third straight game with a 12-6 win.

▪ Starter Mike Leake is expeted back from DL on Tuesday

▪ Kosuke Inaji’s role goes beyond translating for Giants’ Nori Aoki

A’s: Another walk-off loss to the Orioles

The A’s trip and the first two games at Camden Yards in particular have symbolized the season for a team that can’t seem to win the close ones.


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River Cats: Sacramento beats Round Rock in 13th for sixth straight win

Trevor Brown hit a two-out RBI single in the 13th inning as the River Cats defeated the Round Rock Express 3-2 at Raley Field for their sixth straight victory.

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