The San Francisco Giants remain on the prowl for a power-hitting outfielder after Jay Bruce signed with the New York Mets, inking a three-year, $39 million dollar deal that was $10 million more than the Giants offered, according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale.
With the San Francisco GIants on pace to lose 100 games for the first time since 1985 – and just the second time in franchise history dating back to 1883 – Giants tickets can be had at Candlestick Park prices.
At 24-36, with a losing home record (13-14) a pathetic road mark (11-22), the San Francisco Giants would need a 12-game winning streak just to reach the break-even point by the 72nd game of the season.
Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner has been put on the disabled list for the first time in his big league career after a dirt bike accident that sent him to a hospital with bruised ribs and a sprained joint in his pitching shoulder.
Denard Span saved the day for the Giants in Philadelphia on Thursday, delivering a leadoff home run in the top of the 10th inning, breaking a 2-2 tie. San Francisco held on to beat the Phillies 3-2 and salvage one game in the three-game series. Check out the homer:
Conor Gillaspie hit a game-ending RBI double with one out in the ninth inning to lift San Francisco past the Philadelphia Phillies 8-7 on Sunday and give manager Bruce Bochy his 800th win with the Giants.