New York Mets
The Mets may have this season’s ace in Zack Wheeler if he can overcome control issues.
Madison Bumgarner struck out 10 in seven innings of four-hit ball, outpitching Jonathon Niese to lead the San Francisco Giants over the New York Mets 2-1 Thursday.
Matt Cain has been very good since a rather forgettable outing against the New York Mets. His chance to exact some revenge is now at hand.
Jerry Seinfeld will join the broadcast crew Tuesday for the New York Mets, a team that is 15 games below .500 and with little to laugh about this season.
Hunter Pence and Yusmeiro Petit look to continue their productive late-season stretches when the visiting Giants seek a fourth consecutive victory Tuesday night while trying to end their recent struggles against the New York Mets.
San Francisco hopes for a strong bounce-back effort Wednesday from Matt Cain as the Giants face their former draft pick Zack Wheeler of the NY Mets for the first time.
Jeremy Affeldt had another poor outing for the SF Giants. He’s merely one example of how things have turned from bad to worse for the defending World Series champions. “We’re giving up more runs than we’re getting and I’m a big part of that,” Affeldt said. “I really stink.”
The New York Mets’ Matt Harvey is hoping to start the All-Star game in front of his home crowd at Citi Field next week.
Delivering a strong showing in front of NL manager Bruce Bochy would surely help his chances.
The Giants lost their second in a row to the A’s in Oakland Tuesday night and have lost 13 of their last 17 on the road. The Sharks lost Game 7 of the NHL West Semifinals to the Kings in Los Angeles, a series in which the home team won every game. Is there a big home field advantage in all sports?
Patience at the plate will be the key for Ruben Tejada as he enters the 2013 season.