Giants: Barry Bonds had No. 25 jersey retired 11 years after he broke Hank Aaron’s home run record in his 22nd and final major league season. The Giants held a ceremony at AT&T Park before a game against his other team, the Pittsburgh Pirates. The seventime NL MVP, 54, became the 10th Giants player in franchise history to have his number retired.
Cubs: 3B Kris Bryant (left shoulder) said there’s no timetable for his return, but he is “totally confident” he will play again this season. He is taking ground balls and “stages of” dry swings without a baseball. Bryant, 26, has been sidelined since July 24.
Mariners: Felix Hernandez vowed his first-ever stint in Seattle’s bullpen won’t last long, saying, “I’ll be a starter before the end of the year.” The struggling ace was bumped from the rotation Thursday. … Reliever Sam Tuivailala (right Achilles strain) will have seasonending surgery.
Indians: DH/1B Edwin Encarnacion was examined because of discomfort in his left biceps, and manager Terry Francona said the club was awaiting MRI results before making a decision on whether to put him on the 10-day DL.