UPDATES & NEWS
Giants rookie receiver Odell Beckham hopes to participate in 7-on-7 drills Tuesday after working in individual drills Monday.
Beckham has been missing most of the Giants activities with this hamstring issue but was finally able to participate on a limited basis Monday. While we can admire his desire to get back into the mix immediately, the Giants are likely to take it slow. The last thing they need/want is to have him re-aggravate the injury and be lost for longer.ANALYST: Howard Bender
Wandy Rodriguez allowed just one run on five hits and three walks with five strikeouts over five innings against the Angels on Friday.
Sigh. He’s like that bad penny you just can’t get rid of, no matter how hard you try. Just when you think Major League teams have had enough of him and his boring mediocrity, someone goes and brings good ol’ Wandy back from the dead. It’s difficult to imagine that he’ll last long with the Rangers, especially with the number of home runs he normally allows, but consider this the warning to stay away. This start may not look bad on the surface, but it’s just setting you up for something downright horrible in the future. He’ll get another start next week against the Mariners, but we cannot, in good conscience, recommend using him. Analysis: Howard Bender