April 22nd, 2012

Rain, Rain Go Away

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

Matt Cain and Madison Bumgarner

We wanted to brighten everyone’s day with some photos from the dugout taken during yesterday’s game in sunny in New York.

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

Emmanuel Burriss

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, Photo, 2012, Barry Zito

Barry Zito

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, Photo, 2012, Ron Wotus

Ron Wotus

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, Photo, 2012, Roberto Kelly

Roberto Kelly

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, Photo, 2012, Brett Pill

Brett Pill

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

Pablo Sandoval

Quick Hits for Sunday, April 22, 2012 (Game #15)

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the New York Mets in the 3rd game of this 4-game series…Giants’ right-hander Tim Lincecum (0-2, 10.54) will face Mets’ right-hander Dillon Gee (1-1, 2.92).

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

SANDOVAL STREAKING...IF Pablo Sandoval has hit safely in all 14 games this season, batting .333 (19-for-57) with 2 HRs and 10 RBI...his hit streak is the longest active streak in the NL and 2nd-longest in the Majors (Minnesota’s Josh Willingham has a current 15-game hit streak). 

Please click here for today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than lights on Broadway.

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

KEEP IT GOING... Pablo Sandoval’s 14-game hit streak to begin a season now the 2nd-longest in SF-era history (since 1958)... Willie Mays owns the longest such streak at 16 games, ac- complished in 1960 (thanks to STATS, LLC).

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, 2012, Photo, Tim Lincecum

TIM VS. NYM...RHP Tim Lincecum has gone 3-0 with a 0.41 ERA (1er, 22.0ip), 1 complete game and a .192 avg. against (15-for-78) in his last 3 starts against the Mets, dating back to 2010...he’s 1-0 with a 1.38 ERA (2er, 13.0ip) in 2 career starts here at Citi Field.

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

CITI HRs...OF Angel Pagan 16 career home runs here at Citi Field are the 2nd-most since the facility opened in 2009 (David Wright, 23).

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

POSEY AT THE PLATE...C Buster Posey ranks 3rd in the National League with a .386 batting average (17-for-44)...Posey has hit safely in 9 of 12 games this season and has been the Giants’ hotest hitter as of late, going 11-for-20 (.550) in his last 5 games.

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

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

WHO’S THAT AT 2ND?...IF/OF Aubrey Huff made his 1st-ever appearance at 2nd base yesterday, playing 0.2 innings at the position in the 9th inning...Huff had played 10,058.2 defensive innings before his 1st time at 2nd base yesterday.

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