C.J. Wilson pitched seven scoreless innings and C.J. Cron hit a three-run homer as the Angels shut out the Mariners to clinch a share of the AL West title.
Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright struck out seven in a seven-hit shutout of the Brewers on Wednesday night.
The Pirates hit three home runs in support of Francisco Liriano as the beat the Red Sox 9-1 to keep pace with the Giants on Wednesday.
The day after Scott Kazmir criticized his team's play, Bob Melvin and the A's tried to downplay the comments and focus on Wednesday's game.
The 49ers have been without several key starters, particularly on the O-line, and now Joe Staley has been limited in practice with a knee injury.