Saturday, November 04, 2006

Too Rich!


[The San Jose Mercury News] reported that, according to sources inside and outside the Giants clubhouse, several times during the season Bonds made himself unavailable in pinch-hitting situations, angering his teammates and coaches.

According to the Mercury News, multiple sources confirmed that Bonds took off his uniform during the ninth inning of a 5-3 loss at Milwaukee on Sept. 24. In that game, the Giants brought the winning run to the plate, but rookie catcher Eliezer Alfonzo hit into a game-ending double play. The loss officially eliminated the Giants from the playoff race.