April 17th, 2012

Hit Parade

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, 2012, Photo, Melky Cabrera, Bruce Bochy

Melky Cabrera snaps an 0-for-12 hitless streak with an RBI triple, and scored, in the first inning.

With 13 hits tonight, including 2 triples, the Giants got the job done – beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4 to 2.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, 2012, Photo, Nate Schierholtz

Nate Schierholtz went 3 for 3 with his 6th RBI of the season.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, 2012, Photo, Angel Pagan

Angel Pagan hit his third triple of the homestand.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, 2012, Photo, Emmanual Burriss

Emmanuel Burriss had an RBI in back-to-back games for the 1st time since 5/27/09 vs. ATL and 5/29/09 vs. STL.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, 2012, Photo, Tim Flannery, Buster Posey

Buster Posey went 3-for-4 and has recorded back-to-back 3-hit games for the 1st time since May 29-30, 2010.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, 2012, Photo, Aubrey Huff

Aubrey Huff singled on a line drive to center field in the third inning.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, 2012, Pablo Sandoval, Photo

Pablo Sandoval extended his hitting streak to 11 games with a leadoff double in 5th inning.

Quick Hits for Tuesday, April 17, 2012 (Game #11)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2nd game of this 3-game series…Giants’ left-hander Madison Bumgarner (1-1, 3.97) will face Phillies’ right-hander Joe Blanton (1-1, 2.35).

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, Photo, 2012, Madison Bumgarner

CALLING AT&T...LHP Madison Bumgarner will make his 1st start at AT&T Park this season...Bumgarner posted a 7-1 record while fashioning a 1.26 ERA (8er, 57.0ip) over his final 8 2011 starts in this facility...his 1.26 ERA at home during that span ranked as the 2nd-best in the Majors after the All-Star break.

Please click here for today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than a horse has frogs.

Pat Burrell, S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, 2012, Photo

BURRELL’S BACK...Tonight, former Giants and Phillies outfielder, Pat Burrell will be in attendance to throw out the ceremonial first pitch...Burrell will sign a one-day minor league contract and retire with the Phillies on May 19 at Citizens Bank Park.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, 2001, Photo, Barry Bonds, 500

April 17, 2001 -- Barry Bonds becomes the 17th major leaguer, as well as the 4th Giant, to join the 500 home run club...
Bonds’ 2-run, 8th-inning HR off Terry Adams goes into McCovey Cove to lead Giants past Dodgers 3-2.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, Photo, 2012, Dan Otero

DAN OTERO...Allowed a single in 2.0-scoreless innings of relief last night... Combined to go 3-4 with a 2.31 ERA (19er, 74.0ip) and 13 saves in 56 games between double-A Richmond and triple-A Fresno last season.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, 2012, Photo, Angel Pagan

ALL 10...OF Melky Cabrera, IF Brandon Crawford, OF Angel Pagan and IF Pablo San- doval are the only players to have appeared in all 10 games this season for the Giants.

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