June 10th, 2012

Keeping Cool

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2012, fansWith temperatures in San Francisco reaching the 80s today, fans had to find ways to keep cool while watching the Giants game.

Quick Hits for Sunday, June 10, 2012 (Game 61)

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Texas Rangers in the final game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Tim Lincecum (2-6, 5.83) will face Rangers’ right-hander Alexi Ogando (1-0, 2.27).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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

IN NEED OF A W…RHP Tim Lincecum has gone 7 starts without a victory, his longest winless streak of his career (last win came April 28 vs. San Diego)…the Giants are just 2-10 in his starts this season, having lost the last 7 times that he’s taken the hill.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than exes living in Texas.

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

IT’S A RECORD…OF Angel Pagan is the 1st Giants player in the modern era (since 1900) to have hit safely in 47 of 50 games in a single season (Elias)…thanks also to Dave Feld- man for this note.

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

CATCH US IF YOU CAN…The Giants rank 3rd in the National League with 45 stolen bases this year (Miami is 1st with 62 followed by San Diego with 48)…SF has gone 27-for-33 (81.8%) in stolen base attempts in their last 28 games.

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

SANTIAGO CASILLA… Earned his 16th save of the season yesterday, his 2nd appearance after missing the previous 5 days with a bruised tibia.

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

CLAY HENSLEY… Has been unscored upon in 20 of his 27 outings this year, while recording 5 holds.

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

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