Kuhl cools Kershaw: Play at plate crucial

The final play of Chad Kuhl's Major League debut summed up his triumphant outing. After a wild pitch bounced off the brick behind home plate in the fifth inning, catcher Chris Stewart chased the ball down and tossed it to Kuhl, who didn't hesitate as he caught the ball and lunged head-first to tag out Justin Turner at home plate.

Week Ahead: MLB visits Fort Bragg

The stage is set for Sunday, when the first professional contest of any sport will be played on an active military base. And what a stage it is. The location is Fort Bragg, the United States Army installation in North Carolina, and the sparkling, newly constructed 12,500-seat ballpark that will host the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins.

Giants walk off for NL-leading 49th victory

Conor Gillaspie's one-out double broke a ninth-inning tie Sunday to lift the San Francisco Giants to an 8-7 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The decision gave Giants manager Bruce Bochy his 800th career win, making him the franchise's fourth skipper to reach that level, and gave San Francisco its National League-high 49th victory.