June 22nd, 2012

Together We’re Giant-Balldude/Balldudette Camp

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2012, BalldudeToday aspiring Balldudes and Balldudettes took the field at AT&T Park to practice their skills and vie for the coveted job for an upcoming game.  They took infield and outfield practice, batted and answered trivia questions in the hot corner.  The proceeds go to the Giants Community Fund, who hosted the event with Giants alumni Bill Laskey and Rich Murray.

Quick Hits for Friday, June 22, 2012 (Game 71)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Oakland Athletics in the 1st game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Tim Lincecum (2-8, 6.19) will face A’s right-hander Jarrod Parker (3-3, 2.82).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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VS. OAKLAND… Tim Lincecum is scheduled to make his 9th career start against Athletics…is 5-2 with a 1.92 ERA (12er, 56.1ip) and 3 complete games (2 SHO) in his 1st 8 out- ings…has made 1 start this season vs. Oakland allowing 4 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks with 5 strikeouts in 4.0 innings as SF loss 6-2.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than fans taking BART to the game tonight.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has gone 11-for-40 (.275) with 4 RBI in 10 games since being activated from the 15-day DL on June 9.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Overall, is batting .304 (41-for-135) with 7 2Bs, 5 HRs and 19 RBI in 35 games this season.

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, nate schierholtz

NATE SCHIERHOLTZ… Is hitting .400 (6-for-15) over his last 8 games with a 2B, 3B and 1 RBI.

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NATE SCHIERHOLTZ… Has started 5 of SF’s last 12 games after starting only 5 of the Giants’ previous 35 contests.

Happy Birthday – Carl Hubbell

new york giatns, ny giants, sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, hall of fame, carl hubbell

Carl Hubbell was a 9-time All-Star posted 253-154 record in 16 seasons with Giants…his 1.66 ERA in 1933 is best in franchise history…posted franchise-record 46.1-con- secutive scoreless innings in 1933…was NL MVP in 1933 and ’36…won 24 straight decisions spanning 1936-37…struck out 6 batters in 1934 All-Star game at Polo Grounds, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Jimmie Foxx…

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