Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/20/13
Even the sea gulls are throwing the struggling San Francisco Giants for a loss this year. Giants officials trying to find humane solution to the worsening onslaught of the birds at home games are stumped, the San Jose Mercury News reported Saturday. The gulls have routinely showed up at the end of night games since AT&T Park along San Francisco Bay opened in 2000. But it appears an increasing number of birds are crashing night games this year, bothering players, workers and fans alike. A national television audience witnessed a massive swarm in March during the World Baseball Classic semifinal between the Netherlands and the Dominican Republic, and similar invasions have occurred throughout the year. Hundreds of gulls sometimes land on the field during play. They also defecate on fans and create cleanup headaches for staff. Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford said batters are well aware of the birds. ''You're focused on the pitcher,'' he said. ''But you definitely notice the...
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