April 6th, 2012

Authentic Opening Day

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, Photo, Fans, AT&T Park, Opening Day 2012

Fans were able to watch the game on the scoreboard from the stands, the warning track and even the dugout.

More than 5,000 fans came to AT&T Park to participate in the “Authentic Opening Day” free viewing party presented by the Giants and Comcast SportsNet.  Everyone  got to see Buster Posey continue his 14 game hitting streak, and a few new of the Giants in the new road uniforms.

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Fans who came to AT&T Park were able to see what the scoreboard looks like to the center fielder.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, Photo, Fans, AT&T Park, 2012 Opening Day

Fans in San Francisco were excited to cheer on their team after the Giants scored 2 runs in the 5th inning.

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Everyone was able to practice cheering for Opening Day in San Francisco on April 13.

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Before the pre-game activities players warmed up for the first of 162 games. The 49,130 fans attending the game was the 3rd largest regular season crowd at Chase Field.

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Bruce Bochy and his 2012 Opening Day starting lineup (not pictured: Buster Posey and Tim Lincecum)

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, Photo, Buster Posey, 2012 Opening Day

Buster Posey continued his 14 game hit streak with a broken-bat single in the third inning.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, Photo, Melky Cabrera, Angel Pagan, 2012 Opening Day

Pablo Sandoval congratulates Melky Cabrera after he hit a home run to right field in the top of the 5th inning.

Quick Hits for April 6, 2012 – SF at ARI (Game #1)

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2012 season opener…Giants’ right-hander Tim Lincecum (13-14, 2.74 in ‘11) will face Diamondbacks’ right-hander Ian Kennedy (21-4, 2.88 in ‘11)…

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THE GIANTS...Will embark on their 130th season overall, 55th in San Francisco, in today’s season opener here at Chase Field...the franchise owns a 10,522-9,034 (.538) record over its 1st 129 years, which is the most wins by any ML team.

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