Scott Hairston's name was floating in rumors as the days melted away before the trading deadline. But as the days turned to hours, the New York Mets were certainly thrilled to still have the veteran outfielder.
Hairston hit two homers, a game-tying shot in the eighth and a go-ahead blast in the 10th, to lift the Mets to a knock-down, drag-out 8-7, 10-inning victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night at AT&T Park. Read More
It may be “wait till next year” for Buster Posey, but it doesn’t have to be for the Giants. Read More
Fans at the Mets-Phillies game began cheering as news of Osama bin Laden's death spread through Citizens Bank Park on Sunday night.
The Chicago Cubs did it this spring. So did the New York Mets.
While it’s not advisable for defending world champions to adopt the practices of lesser teams, it’s time for the Giants to consider following the Mets and Cubs down the road of shedding excess salary weight. And the baggage that goes with it. Read More
The last time 79-year-old New Yorker Kenneth Kelleher went to a Giants home game, Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, gas cost 24 cents a gallon and Elvis Presley was all the rage. Read More
It’s usually the Giants or A’s who are left standing with their mouths open and checkbooks closed. Especially when a team from New York is involved.
That’s why re-signing Bengie Molina was of itself a small triumph. The guy can barely hobble down to first base. We know that.
We also know he’s been an integral part of a Giants team with great pitching and infrequent punch. Read More