Eric Young scored on shortstop Brandon Crawford’s fielding error with two outs in the 16th inning, and the New York Mets outlasted the San Francisco Giants 4-3 in a game that ended early Tuesday morning.
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.
Tim Lincecum (4-8, 4.64) would appear unlikely to spark a turnaround for the troubled Giants. Lincecum is 0-1 with a 7.41 ERA in his three all-time regular-season matchups with the Reds.
The Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep of the defending World Series champions.
The Miami Marlins beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Friday night for their ninth straight win at AT&T Park.
Gerrit Cole took a shutout into the seventh inning of his major league debut and hit a two-run single in his first at-bat Tuesday night, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-2 victory in front of a festive crowd.
Consider Tuesday’s Giants-Pirates game to be a must-see, as Pittsburgh has called up top prospect Gerrit Cole, who will take the mound and make his major-league debut opposite Tim Lincecum.
The reason you won’t see any more 300-game winners is because of the set-up man and the closer. And when you have Sean Doolittle, Ryan Cook and Grant Balfour, who could blame Bob Melvin for pulling A.J. Griffin after seven shutout innings of four-hit baseball?
Tim Lincecum ended a three-start losing streak, Andres Torres hit a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants beat Melky Cabrera and the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Tuesday night.
San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum said that he’s 100 percent focused on remaining a starter this season but is very open to relieving in future.