July 7th, 2012

Another Hot One

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, ryan vogelsong

Ryan Vogelsong

It was another scorching day on the East Coast today.  Unfortunately the Pirates bats were also hot as the Pirates won 3-1.

Quick Hits for Saturday, July 7, 2012 (Game 85)

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Pittsburgh Pirates in the middle game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Ryan Vogelsong (7-3, 2.26) will face Pirates’ right-hander James McDonald (8-3, 2.45).

Today’s Starting Lineup

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, melky cabrera

ANOTHER RECORD FOR MELKY…OF Melky Cabrera had 2 more hits last night, his 39th multi-hit game of the season…that’s the most multi-hit games any Giants player has had prior to the All-Star break in team history…the previous record was 37 multi-hit games by Rich Aurilia in 2001 (Elias).

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than countries where Heinz Ketchup is sold.

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HECTOR SANCHEZ… Went 2-for-4 with a 2B and 1 RBI last night… Is 4-for-5 with 8 RBI with the bases loaded this season.

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, brad penny

BRAD PENNY… Has made 3 appearances with SF while throwing 5.1-scoreless innings… Was previously with the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks (Japanese Lg).

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, george kontos

GEORGE KONTOS… Since being promoted from triple-A Fresno on June 9, has made 10 appearances with SF, throwing 12.0 innings and allowing just 2 runs on 11 hits with 14 strikeouts.

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, pablo sandoval

PABLO SANDOVAL… Is 14-for-39 (.359) with 6 2Bs, 2 HRs and 9 RBI in his last 11 games… Is batting .370 (17-for-46) against left-handed pitchers.

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, sergio romo

SERGIO ROMO… Earned his 5th save of the season last night… is 8-for-13 in save chances in his career… His 0.72 ERA (2er, 25.0ip) is the 2nd-lowest among NL relievers (min. 20.0ip).

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