Lenny Dykstra was a three-time MLB all-star who won a World Series with the 1986 Mets and batted .348 in the 1993 fall classic for the Philadelphia Phillies. In his new book, “House of Nails: A Memoir of Life on the Edge” (Harper Collins), out Tuesday, Dykstra documents how he would do anything to get an edge, from digging up dirt on umpires to taking steroids. Here, the man known as “Nails” pulls no punches on some of his former teammates and even his former manager, Davey Johnson.
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Bruce Bochy's 800th victory as Giants manager was anything but typical. Three blown leads, four hit batters, a rare shaky outing from Johnny Cueto, and back-to-back doubles in the ninth inning by two seldom-used players that provided the winning run. However, with the third-best record in baseball, Bochy certainly isn't complaining. Conor Gillaspie hit a game-ending RBI double with one out in the ninth inning to lift San Francisco past the Philadelphia Phillies 8-7 on Sunday and give Bochy his milestone win. "It was appropriate I guess to have this type of game, a torturous game, where it looked like we had things under control and it started to get away from us," Bochy said. "It's a good win,