"Bonds was on deck when Rangers reliever Eric Gagne, making his first Major League appearance since last June, ended the fifth inning. Most onlookers anticipated a renewal of the Bonds-Gagne matchups that enlivened Giants-Dodgers games of recent vintage, but such wasn't the case.
"It's too early in the spring to face him," said Gagne, who's trying to overcome elbow and back injuries. "You see what he did in his last at-bat? I don't need to face him. I've got enough to work on."
April 16th, 2002. Quite possibly the best at bat I have ever seen. . . That was just phenominal. I think I cry every time I see it. . .