The Angels lost to the Marlins 7-1 while the A’s beat the Astros 8-2. Oakland moves into a tie with L.A. for first place in the AL West.
The Royals fell to the Yankees 8-1. Kansas City’s lead is down to 1 ½ on idle Detroit in the AL Central.
The Mariners were shut out by the Rangers 2-0. Seattle’s lead is down to ½ game on Detroit for the second wild card spot in the American League.
The Brewers beat up on the Padres 10-1 while the Cardinals edged the Pirates 3-2. Milwaukee remains 1 ½ up on St. Louis in the NL Central.
The Giants lost to the Rockies 3-2. San Francisco’s lead is down to ½ game on idle Atlanta and remains 1 ½ on Pittsburgh for the second wildcard spot in the NL.
The San Francisco Giants have moved former NL Cy Young award winning pitcher Tim Lincecum to the bullpen.
The Arizona Cardinals cut 13-year veteran kicker Jay Feeley.
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic breezed in the U.S. Open in his first round match. Former U.S. Open champ Andy Murray also won his first round match.
Two-time U.S. Open champ Venus Williams won her first round match in three sets.
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