April 26th, 2012

Outtakes – The Second Road Series

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, 2012, fans, photo

NY - The fans in New York had a great time rooting the Giants on.

These are some of our favorite photos from the first road series which never made it into any of our blogs.  Some of the photos pertain to a specific moment and others are just fun, but all of them are 2012 Giants baseball moments.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, photo, 2012, Brandon Crawford, Pablo Sandoval, Brandon Belt, Emmanuel Burriss

NY - Our all homegrown Giants Infield.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco, photo, 2012, emmanuel burriss

NY - Emmanuel Burriss

Ron Wotus, Dusty Baker, S.F. Giants, San Francisco, photo, 2012

CIN - Ron Wotus, Dusty Baker, Umpires and Sumo Wrestlers - what more could you need?

mike krukow, duane kuiper, s.f. giants, san francisco giants, 2012, photo

CIN - Mike Krukow and Duane Kuiper letting everyone in the Bay Area know what's going on.

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

CIN - Pablo Sandoval

s.f. giants, san francisco, brandon crawford, photo, 2012

CIN - Brandon Crawford

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

CIN - Pablo Sandoval has a 19-game hitting streak.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, 2012, photo, joaquin arias

CIN - Joaquin Arias with a great throw.

s.f. giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, pablo sandoval, buster posey, nate schierholtz

CIN - Together We're Giant

Quick Hits for Thursday, April 26, 2012 (Game #19)

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Cincinnati Reds in the final game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Ryan Vogelsong (0-1, 3.38) will face Reds’ right-hander Homer Bailey (1-2, 3.86).

S.F. Gaints, San Francisco Giants, Photo, 2012, Pablo Sandoval, Mekly Cabrera

KEEP IT GOING PART... Pablo Sandoval’s longest hit streak of his career is 22 games, accomplished last season from June 19-July 30...his current streak of 18 games ranks as the 15th-longest hit streak in SF-era history...Jack Clark owns the longest such streak at 26 games in 1978.

Please click here for the complete game notes, which contain more stats than stray cats strut.

S.F. Giants, San Francisco Giants, photo, 2012, Melky Cabrera

IRON MEN... IF Brandon Crawford has played 157.0 of San Francisco’s 158.2 innings, all at shortstop...Crawford, OF Melky Cabrera and Sandoval are the only Giants to appear in all 18 games this season.

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

PAGAN HEATING UP...After hitting just .111 (3-for-27) in his 1st 7 games this season, OF Angel Pagan has hit safely in each of his last 10 contests, batting .298 (14-for-47)... his current 10-game hit streak matches his career-high for the 4th time.

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

HECTOR SANCHEZ... Has gone 9-for-28 (.321) with 1 HR and 7 RBI in his 8 games this season.
• Has started 6 games at catcher this season (4 Zito starts, 1 Lincecum, and 1 Bumgarner start).

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

BUSTER IS BELTING...C Buster Posey has hit safely in each of his last 8 games, batting .484 (15-for-31) with 2 HRs and 4 RBI during that stretch...Posey enters today’s game with the 2nd-highest batting average in the NL (.382) behind Matt Kemp (.449).

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

NATE SCHIERHOLTZ... Is batting .314 (16-for-51) with 1 2B, 3 3Bs (tied for most in Majors), 3 HRs (tied for most on team) and 9 RBI over his 15 games.

 

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