June 4th, 2012

Fifth Time’s The Charm

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, fans

SWEEP!

With the 3-2 victory over the Cubs the Giants earned their 1st 4-game sweep over the Cubs since June 17-20, 1999 at Candlestick Park.  This was the 5th time this season that the Giants entered the final game of a 3+ game series with the chance for a sweep.

Quick Hits for Monday, June 4, 2012 (Game 55)

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Chicago Cubs in the final game of this 4-game series…Giants’ right-hander Ryan Vogelsong (3-2, 2.36) will face Cubs’ right-hander Jeff Samardzija (5-3, 3.09).

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

RYAN VOGELSONG… His 2.36 ERA currently leads all Giants starters and is the 5th-lowest in the NL.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than red skies at night.

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

ON REHAB…IF Pablo Sandoval, on rehab assignment with Class A Advanced San Jose, went 2-for-5 with a 2B and solo HR yesterday at Stockton…in 2 games he’s gone 3-for-9.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2009, Randy Johnson

June 4, 2009 – The Giants beat the Nationals, 5-1, in the 1st game of a doubleheader… Randy Johnson allows 2 hits and 1 run in 6.0 innings to win his 300th game in the Majors.

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

HITTING AT HOME…OF Angel Pagan enters today’s game with a 27-game home hit streak, the longest home hitting streak in Giants franchise history (since 1900)… it’s the longest home hitting streak for any Major League player since 2010, when Josh Hamilton hit safely in 29-straight games at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington (Elias)…Pagan’s .351 home avg. (39-for-111) is 8th-best in the NL.

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

SERGIO ROMO… Has been unscored upon in 19 of 20 games this year (1er, 15.2ip) and in 48 of his last 50 outings dating back to

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

HEATING UP…Beginning May 5, the Giants have posted a .643 winning pct., going 18-10… that’s tied for the 3rd-best win pct. in the Majors since that date and tied for the 2nd-best among NL teams…only Miami has a better mark (19-9, .679).

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