The Giants unsuccessfully challenged an umpire's decision in the eighth inning of their 4-1 victory over the Rockies in which Hunter Pence was thrown out at home plate.
The Cubs want to take advantage of the final month to get a look at pitchers Felix Doubront and Jacob Turner, and will likely go to a six-man rotation, general manager Jed Hoyer said Friday.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have claimed outfielder Nolan Reimold off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays, as announced by D-backs general manager Kevin Towers. A corresponding move will be made prior to Friday's game.
When you see the Dodgers alone atop the National League West for the last month and when you see almost 47,000 a night packing Dodger Stadium, you're struck by just how far this franchise has come in such a short period of time.
Making his first start in more than a month, Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit retired the first eight Rockies hitters he faced to run his streak of consecutive batters retired to a Major League record 46.