What was your
I got in late from Triple A the night before a game [for the Indians]. I slept
about three hours. When I got to the park, I wasn't playing, but a half hour
before the game I got put in the lineup. Against the Rocket. I got a hit in my
second at bat.
Going to the beach.
What's one thing
about being in the major leagues that people don't think about?
The travel. Long trips east or west after night games. All night on a plane.
Off days aren't always off. You're usually traveling.
If I weren't a
baseball player, I'd ...
either be a meteorologist or a chef at Benihana. It's pretty cool cooking in
front of people.
If I were
commissioner for a day, I'd ...
bring back Pete Rose.
14th-inning double beat the Mets on Friday, Giles, 35, hit a grand slam in a
7-4 win on Sunday.
The Padres and
Giles, a native of Southern California, host the division-rival Dodgers for
three games over the weekend.