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.
The State Water Resources Control Board will hold two days of hearings on a proposal to leave more of the water in the lower San Joaquin River and its three tributaries, the Tuolumne, Merced and Stanislaus.