Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Yasmani Grandal clubbed a leadoff home run in the 13th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 1-0 win and three- game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
A full-count change-up from Miami's Jarred Cosart sent Ryan Howard back to the visitors' dugout in frustration in the fourth inning Sunday. The Phillies first baseman had battled through a nine-pitch at-bat but still walked away with his sixth strikeout of the weekend series.
HOUSTON - After four days of seeing their pitching pummeled up by a plethora of home runs - each one eliciting the playing of "You Dropped a Bomb on Me" by The Gap Band in celebration - the Mariners limped out of Minute Maid Park, a beat-up and scuffling group, who never want to hear that song again.
Light-hitting Jedd Gyorko drove a two-run homer an estimated 438 feet and Justin Upton and Derek Norris also hit two-run shots for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Colorado Rockies 8-6 Sunday for a three-game sweep.