LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez homered twice and Zack Greinke gave the Los Angeles Dodgers the clutch performance they needed in a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday that trimmed St. Louis' lead to 3-2 in the NL championship series. Carl Crawford and A.J. Ellis also went deep for the Dodgers, who rediscovered their power stroke just in time to save their season. The best-of-seven series shifts back to St. Louis for Game 6 tomorrow night.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Kofi Opare scored his first career goal midway through the second half, and the Los Angeles Galaxy pulled out a 1-0 victory over the Montreal Impact last night. Opare, a rookie defender, spun and chipped the ball into the net from a scramble in the Montreal box following a corner kick in the 68th minute. The Galaxy climbed to third place in the Western Conference, just two points off the lead with two games to play.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Teemu Selanne scored the first goal of his 22nd NHL season, and the Anaheim Ducks extended the best start in franchise history with their fifth straight victory, 3-2 over the Calgary Flames last night. Dustin Penner and Kyle Palmieri scored first-period goals, and Viktor Fasth made 33 saves for the defending Pacific Division champions, who have won five of their first six games for the first time in the club's two-decade history.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Redshirt junior kicker Jordan Williamson is questionable for No. 13 Stanford's game against ninth-ranked UCLA on Saturday because of a leg injury. Cardinal coach David Shaw said after last night's practice that Williamson "tweaked" one of his legs. Shaw declined to reveal more about the injury, saying only that Williamson might sit out against the Bruins if he's not healthy enough.