LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles Dodgers started the season with Yasmani Grandal at catcher, Yasiel Puig in right field, Carl Crawford in left field, Juan Uribe at third base and Brandon McCarthy and Hyun-Jin Ryu in the starting rotation.
Mike Bolsinger retired his final 23 batters after giving up a leadoff single in the first inning and Joc Pederson homered, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 victory over the punchless San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
Lance McCullers got Ian Kinsler to ground into a triple play in the fifth inning, and the Houston right-hander went on to earn his first career victory Saturday, leading the Astros over the Detroit Tigers 3-2.
Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Brandon Crawford knocked in three runs, Hunter Pence had two RBI and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 10-8 in the opener of Saturday's doubleheader at Coors Field.
Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain.
Mike Napoli hit two homers and drove in three runs, Steven Wright pitched six-plus solid innings and the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with an 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.