SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory last night. Ryu moved within two wins of his rookie total last year and improved to 4-1 in five outings at AT&T Park, where in one dominant weekend the Dodgers took over the NL West's top spot.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 last night. Jaso had a run-scoring single during Oakland's five-run second inning and added a two-run double in the fifth. Kazmir moved into a tie for the American League lead while allowing seven hits in five innings.
ATLANTA (AP) - Chris Johnson and Ryan Doumit each drove in two runs during Atlanta's six-run third inning and the Braves beat Eric Stults the San Diego Padres 8-3 yesterday. The Braves trailed 1-0 before roughing up Stults. Tommy La Stella hit an RBI single that skipped between Stults' legs, and Johnson had a two-run double before Doumit followed with a two-run single.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Saul scored in the fifth round of penalty kicks to lift Spanish League champion Atletico Madrid past Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes after they played to a scoreless tie yesterday in the final sporting event at Candlestick Park. Atletico captain Raul Garcia blasted a penalty kick off the post in the 39th minute. Atletico won the shootout 4-3.
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