A lawsuit filed by three former minor league baseball players against Major League Baseball in federal court in San Francisco appears to be the nation’s first attempted class-action case claiming the players aren’t paid the minimum wage, their lawyer said Tuesday.
Jeff Mathis hit an early home run, then lined a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning that bounced off Giants center fielder Andres Torres and sent the Miami Marlins over the Giants 6-5 on Sunday.
Matt Cain pitched seven innings, Gregor Blanco hit a two-run triple and the San Francisco Giants beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Saturday night.
Justin Ruggiano hit a leadoff homer and capped the game with a two-run shot in the 9th inning to lead the Marlins to their 10th win in their last 11 games in San Francisco, 7-2 over the Giants.
There won’t be a whole lot of things to look forward to in Miami this season, but watching Jacob Turner develop will be one of them.
Seven years removed from the only pitch he ever saw in the majors, Adam Greenberg returned to a major league batter’s box on Tuesday night as a pinch hitter for the Miami Marlins against the New York Mets’ R.A. Dickey.