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Ryder Jones smashes home run off top of foul pole

Ryder Jones smashes home run off top of foul pole

The youth movement continues for the Giants. In his first game of the season in the major leagues, 24-year-old third baseman Ryder Jones teed off on A’s starter Edwin Jackson, tearing a ball high off the right-field foul pole to give the Giants a 2-1 lead in the top of the fifth inning.

Giants interested in Mets closer [report]

Giants interested in Mets closer [report]

The Giants are interested in acquiring Mets closer Jeurys Familia, according to Buster Olney of ESPN. The Phillies are also interested, but may wait until the Manny Machado and Zach Britton situations are resolved before making a move, according to Olney.