David Wells outdueled Randy Johnson in a matchup of perfect-game lefties but got a no-decision when the Padres blew a one-run lead. Terrence Long then homered with one out in the ninth to beat the Diamondbacks 4-3 on Wednesday.
All-Star catcher Ramon Hernandez and disgruntled outfielder Terrence Long were traded from the Oakland Athletics to San Diego for outfielder Mark Kotsay on Wednesday, more than a week after the teams tentatively agreed to the deal.
Chicago Cubs reliever Antonio Alfonseca was suspended for seven games, bullpen coach Juan Lopez was suspended for one game and outfielder Moises Alou was fined Friday for their run-in with umpire Justin Klemm earlier this week.
Pinch-hitter Terrence Long hit a game-tying single and scored the winning run on Jermaine Dye's sacrifice fly as the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 in 11 innings Tuesday night.