Padres, Cashner stall Giants' playoff drive

SAN DIEGO--The San Francisco Giants have struggled to get going against all types of pitchers over the past week. Against Andrew Cashner, one of the best right-handers in the game, they had virtually no chance.

Cashner gave up just four hits and ...

Gomes, Indians topple Twins, 7-3

MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins rookie right-hander Trevor May had improved with every start. His command was better, his pitches were sharper and entered Saturday night looking for his fourth consecutive victory.

That trend changed quickly, though.

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Brewers edge Pirates, 1-0, stay in wild-card hunt

PITTSBURGH -- Only a few inches separated the ball from the top of Gaby Sanchez' glove. Probably three or four, six at most. That was enough to turn a groundout into a double and a man on first, one out, into a loss.

The Milwaukee Brewers broke a...

Cardinals beat Reds, 8-4, behind three homers

ST. LOUIS -- After a string of offensive struggles, the Cardinals hit three home runs on Saturday night, their most in more than two months, and moved closer to the playoffs with an 8-4 win over the Reds at Busch Stadium.

The win reduced their ...