Mac Award on Friday night, given to the most inspirational member of the Giants.
Is speedy kid on juice?
NEW YORK — The 12- year- old fan who retrieved Alex Rodriguez’s record 24th career grand slam ball from the stands at Yankee Stadium says he gave it back because he felt the slugger had “worked hard” for the feat and deserved it.
Steven Gieseler Jr., of East Islip, scooped the ball from beneath a seat as Rodriguez rounded the bases in a game against the Giants on Sept. 20.
The slam allowed Rodriguez to break a record held by Steven’s all- time favourite Yankee, Lou Gehrig.
But the middle schooler told Newsday ( http:// bit. ly/ 1bgfp48) that when a security official approached
Mets set to re- sign Collins
NEW YORK — Terry Collins is poised to remain with the New York Mets as they attempt to build a winner.
Three people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday that Collins is close to an agreement to stay on as manager. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been finalized and no announcement had been made. Collins’ current contract expires after this season, his third in charge of the Mets.
— The Associated Press Tampa Bay’s Ben Zobrist reacts after the Rays lost to the Jays Saturday.