SAN FRANCISCO -- Wil Myers has had his way with the San Francisco Giants, and so has San Diego. Oh how this rivalry has shifted - not to mention Myers' power stroke at AT&T Park, where he has already cleared the fences five times this season. He decided to embrace the ballpark's challenging conditions and typical chilly temperatures coming off the bay. Myers homered for a career-best third straight game against San Francisco, Jabari Blash hit a go-ahead two-run double in the decisive fourth to back Dinelson Lamet, and the San Diego Padres beat the Giants 5-2 on Sunday. "One of the big things is just actually wanting to come here to play. Last year I kind of dreaded coming here because it's a
The trade deadline has a chance to be busy this season, especially because there’s a ho-hum free-agent class ahead, and teams have an even bigger incentive to find their difference-makers. Pat Neshek is attracting a lot of attention from teams that need bullpen help, but expect a number of relievers to move. Chaos will come from the teams that have tough choices to make.
Tyler Beede was supposed to start Sacramento's matinee tilt on Monday in Tacoma, but he was scratched. But not for the reason Giants fans have been hoping for. The top pitching prospect hasn't been called up. The 24-year-old Beede was scratched after he strained his groin while warming up for the start. Kraig Sitton started in Beede's place. In 19 starts with the River Cats this season, Beede has a 4.79 ERA and 83 strikeouts in 109 innings pitched. Beede, the 2014 1st round pick out of Vanderbilt, entered the season as the No. 89 prospect in all of baseball according to Baseball America, but fell out of the Top 100 in the Midseason update. The publication also had Beede as the Giants' No. 1 prospect