SAN FRANCISCO -- Madison Bumgarner homered off Clayton Kershaw and once again outpitched the reigning NL MVP and Cy Young winner, too, as the San Francisco Giants shut out the Los Angeles Dodgers


DENVER — Chase Utley and Ryan Howard have not turned back the clock. They have not put Father Time in a headlock and showed him who’s boss. This is not a return to the good old days.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One or 2 percent. That was it.

That was the chance that Ryan Madson gave himself of ever pitching again in the big leagues.