Scott Hairston knocked in the winning run in the 10th inning and Jason Isringhausen tallied his 300th career save as the New York Mets snapped their five-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the host San Diego Padres on Monday.
After averaging seven runs a game on their 6-4 road trip, the Padres have scored 154 runs while gong 14-16 since the All-Star break.
SAN DIEGO —- Chase Headley could have cared less about what color the cast protecting his broken left pinky was until he ran across the only one that made sense —- camouflage.
As a member of the Redbirds for the last two seasons, Nick Stavinoha knows what it’s like to be in the midst of a playoff race as the Pacific Coast League season winds down.
The 18-year-old right-hander was the 25th overall pick in the draft out of Bishop O’Dowd High School in Oakland, California. He notched 95 strikeouts and an 0.83 earned-run average over 67 2/3 innings during his just-completed senior season.