The San Francisco Giants clinched the National League West title with an 8-4 victory over the San Diego Padres.
The San Diego Padres hired investment bankers Allen & Co. and Moag & Co. to help sell the Major League Baseball team after a deal with Jeff Moorad failed.
Jim Tracy resigned as manager after the Colorado Rockies’ worst season in franchise history, surprising club officials and players.
The New York Yankees regained a half- game lead in the American League East as their game at Boston was rained out while the Tampa Bay Rays lost last night in Kansas City.
Tom Garfinkel resigned as president and chief executive officer of the San Diego Padres, 11 months after the Major League Baseball team came under new ownership.
Outfielder Shane Victorino was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers from the Philadelphia Phillies, who received relief pitcher Josh Lindblom and minor- league starter Ethan Martin, Philly.com reported.
The Los Angeles Dodgers filed for bankruptcy protection after Major League Baseball rejected a television deal with News Corp.’s Fox Sports, leaving team owner Frank McCourt unable to make payroll this week.