Giants lose, no homer for Bonds
The San Francisco Giants lost 4-3 in 10 innings to the San Diego Padres on Friday at Petco Park in San Diego.
The Giants’ Barry Bonds did not extended his homerless streak to one week and remained at No. 754, one shy of tying Hank Aaron’s record.
The San Francisco star went 0-for-3 against the wily Maddux in a classic matchup Friday night. The game was tied at 3 after nine innings.
Angels lose to A’s 8-4
OAKLAND — Vladimir Guerrero made a costly throwing error that led to a five-run eighth inning, overshadowing his second consecutive two-homer game as the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels, 8-4, on Friday night.
Guerrero hit a game-tying two-run homer in the sixth and added a go-ahead shot in the eighth. But the A’s came back in the eighth to win for the third time in four games.
Mike Piazza singled off Scot Shields (3-4) with one out in the eighth. After Mark Ellis flew out, Marco Scutaro singled down the right-field line.
Tennis officials investigate betting
LONDON — As the NBA grapples with a betting scandal, tennis must now confront a potential gambling scam of its own.
Officials on Friday were investigating suspicious betting patterns on a match involving top-seeded Nikolay Davydenko of Russia, who retired with an injury against a low-ranked opponent at an ATP tournament in Poland.