June 2nd, 2012

Turn Back The Century – 1912

ny giants, san francisco giants, sf giants, turn back the clock, turn back the century, 2012, 1912, photo, roberto kelly, madison bumgarner, jeremy affeldt, javier lopez, brandon belt, billy hayes, nate schierholtz, shane loux, steve edlefsen, will clark, tim flannery, sergio romo, ryan vogelsong

Team Photo (check out the photos below to see the reaction to Brandon Belt wearing a SF sweatshirt over of his jersey)

TURN BACK THE CLOCK… The Giants and Cubs wore replica uniforms from 1912 today… Some  elements from today’s turn back the century game include:

• The scoreboard had a vintage look and videos were not shown.
• There was a roving barber shop quartets outside the gates.
• Giants photographers, ushers, security guards, grounds keepers and other staff wore 1912 era garb.
• Only organ music was played the entire game.

Quick Hits for Saturday, June 2, 2012 (Game 53)

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Chicago Cubs in the 2nd game of this 4-game series…Giants’ right-hander Matt Cain (5-2, 2.79) will face Cubs’ right-hander Matt Garza (2-3, 4.22).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2012, Matt Cain

CAIN HE GET BACK TO .500?…RHP Matt Cain enters today’s game with a career record of 74-75…with a victory today, Cain will reach the .500 mark in his career win-loss column for the 1st time since May 19, 2007 when he was 17-17.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than times Matty faced Mordecai.

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

VOTE MELKY FOR MAY…Cabrera finished the month of May by hitting safely in 25 of 29 games, batting .429 (51-for-119) with 38 runs scored, 7 doubles, 5 triples, 3 home runs and 17 RBI…Cabrera will be a top candidate to win NL Player of the Month for May, which will be announced tomorrow.

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

HITTING AT HOME…OF Angel Pagan enters today’s game with a 25-game home hit streak, now the longest home hit streak in SF-era history and the 2nd-longest in Giants franchise history (since 1900)…according to Elias, Mike Donlin had a 26 game home hit streak from Aug. 28, 1905 to May 5, 1906…Pagan’s .356 home avg. (37-for-104) is tied for the 6th-best in the NL.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2012, Javier Lopez

JAVIER LOPEZ… Earned his 1st save of the season last night after stranding 2 runners and recording 2 outs in the 9th inning.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2012, Santiago Casilla

SANTIAGO CASILLA… Had rough outing last night as he recorded just 1 out and allowed 3 hits including a 3-run HR to Alfonso Soriano in the 9th frame…left the game after suffering a knee injury.

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

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