New York Mets
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.
Free-agent reliever and former San Francisco Giants star closer Brian Wilson continues his rehabilitation pretty much in anonymity, and it might be several weeks into the season until hes ready to sign.
New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson confirmed to the New York Post that he took a look Saturday at Wilson, but the general manager was “not sure” if he would make an offer to the former Giants closer.
The Oakland Athletics have sold infielder Brandon Hicks to the New York Mets.
New York took a 4-0 lead in the first on Jason Bay’s two-run single and Ronny Cedeno’s two-run double. Chris Young took care of the rest.
The Oakland A’s edged the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in 15 innings over five hours Monday night. Oakland reliever Jerry Blevins said the team shared a box of donuts from a fan just before the game-ending rally. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he wasn’t surprised the donuts came from the bullpen.
Perhaps a visit from the New York Mets can wake up San Francisco’s struggling offense and help the Giants end their current skid.
In a wild ending, Ruben Tejada scored the winning run on a throwing error by catcher Buster Posey and the New York Mets beat the Giants 5-4 Saturday after blowing a three-run lead in the ninth inning.
The defending World Series champion Giants finalized a trade Thursday to acquire slugging outfielder Carlos Beltran from the New York Mets, upgrading their inconsistent offense.