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.
Community leaders on Thursday gathered along the shore of the Tuolumne River in Modesto, California, to celebrate the removal of Dennett Dam, an eyesore that created blight, damaged the ecosystem and presented a safety hazard for decades.