Jered Weaver tied for the AL lead with his seventh victory — 39 days after getting his sixth one — and No. 9 hitter Peter Bourjos singled home the go-ahead run for the Los Angeles Angels in a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
The New York Yankees have benefited from some spectacular starting pitching as they’ve won a season-best four straight. Ivan Nova would like to continue that run – and remain in the rotation.
Josh Collmenter pitched two-hit ball over six innings in his first major league start, and a miscommunication on a pickoff throw by pitcher Chad Billingsley led to the only run for the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 1-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday.
Maicer Izturis hit a two-out RBI single in the ninth inning and the Angels beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Saturday in another tough-luck start for Los Angeles right-hander Dan Haren.
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig will not consider changing Barry Bonds’ records following the slugger’s conviction on obstruction of justice last week.