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Giants give rookie pitcher Chris Heston a break

Giants give rookie pitcher Chris Heston a break

The San Francisco Giants sent pitcher Chris Heston to triple-A Sacramento on Friday, hoping to give him a small break before the stretch drive. The 27-year-old Heston is 11-7 with a 3.34 earned-run average and threw a no-hitter against the New York Mets on June 9. Heston, however, has had trouble going deep into games in recent weeks, making it past the fifth inning just once in four starts this month. Nationals call up Turner The Washington Nationals promoted 22-year-old shortstop Trea Turner, one of baseball's top prospects, from triple-A Syracuse. Turner replaces Tyler Moore, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left ankle. He was batting .322 with eight...

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