Longtime teammates Barry Zito and Tim Hudson received standing ovations after being lifted from Saturday's farewell game in Oakland.
In advance of what's likely the end of his final season, the Giants are paying him a tribute of sorts to the 40-year-old right-hander.
Let's take a look at the clinching scenarios for Saturday, as we make our way toward the end of the regular season.
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When the Giants and A's get together in Oakland on Saturday, the two veteran hurlers (and former teammates) will be the starting pitchers.
Freshly called up from the minors and nearing the end of his career (probably), Zito allowed a two-run homer to Colby Rasmus in his better-late-than-never 2015 debut for the Athletics.
Impending free-agent Jeff Samardzija should still find an acceptable deal after his down season. Here's a look at his year, as well as 24 other soon-to-be free agents. Plus, more MLB notes.
What if the best two-start bet on waivers was available in just about every league? Al Melchior thinks this is the scenario for the coming week, and he shares his top pick.
The Mets remain the toast of the town in New York, but what does the future hold for stars Matt Harvey and Yoenis Cespedes? Plus more news from around MLB.
Giants right-hander Tim Hudson said 2015 is "definitely my last year, for sure" on Tuesday. The 40-year-old intends to retire after the season.

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