Jason Giambi had been sitting on 1999 career hits since August 31 and finally joined the elusive 2000 hit club in the ninth inning this afternoon against Mets reliever LaTroy Hawkins. With Giambi leading off the ninth inning Hawkins tossed a 94 MPH fastball belt-high but inside. Giambi fought it off and blooped it down the left field line for a single.
Jason Giambi joins the 2,000 hit club
Hardball Talk | Sep 9