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Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Thursday for their third straight win. Petit (4-3) got the first eight Colorado hitters, establishing…ANTONIO GONZALEZ (AP Sports Writer)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals claimed infielder Jayson Nix off waivers Thursday from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have shut down left-hander Jonny Venters for the rest of the season after the reliever tore an elbow ligament while trying to come back from his second Tommy John surgery.
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have claimed outfielder Nolan Reimold off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays.
Brad Ausmus saw the ball come off Brian McCann's bat and sail toward the foul pole in right field, a potentially devastating drive with the game tied in the ninth inning. ''From where I was standing you could tell it was kind of hooking,'' said…NOAH TRISTER (AP Baseball Writer)