Lawyers draw up a statement and carefully avoid any mention of steroids. That’s the way it’s done so the “words” won’t come back to bite the cheaters in the rear end. Bruan, naturally, is being vilified because of his vehement denial last year when he walked because of a technicality. (Memo to the tester: Don’t store Bruan’s pee in your home fridge) His lawyers smartly worked out a plea deal with MLB that won’t extend to 150 games, thus saving him $4.5 million into next season.
Madison Bumgarner shut down Milwaukee for seven innings and added an RBI double to win his eighth straight home start, helping the San Francisco Giants snap a four-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Brewers on Saturday.
Home plate umpire Mark Wegner was helped off the field after sustaining an apparent lower right leg injury with two outs in the bottom of the eighth of Saturday’s game between San Francisco and Milwaukee.
The NFL is offering to reveal more financial data to players as negotiations for a new contract continue.
Jose Guillen hit a grand slam and drove in six runs, Barry Zito won for the first time in two months and the San Francisco Giants regained first place in the NL West with a 9-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.