Wilin Rosario's towering, two-run walk-off homer in Thursday's 7-6 win over the D-backs gave the Rockies nine walk-off victories on the season. That's one shy of tying a franchise record set by the 2010 Rockies, who had 10 walk-offs victories on nine hits and a sacrifice fly.
Edwin Jackson was only able to record two outs, allowing five runs, and the bullpen didn't fare much better in the Cubs' 14-5 loss to the Dodgers on Friday at Wrigley Field.
The D-backs wrapped up interviews for their general manager's position Friday, and chief baseball officer Tony La Russa and team president and CEO Derrick Hall will talk things over this weekend as the club nears a decision.
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw picked up win No. 20 on Friday, but he had to wade through five innings that weren't up to his Cy Young standards. At this time of year, though, the beauty is, a win is still a win.
The Giants confirmed Friday in a statement that Hall of Fame first baseman Willie McCovey was hospitalized in the Bay Area last week for complications from an infection: "His recovery is progressing every day."