July 30th, 2012

A Wild Game

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

Melky Cabreara & Gregor Blanco

The Giants had a total of 16 hits, the bases loaded in the 9th inning and 2 runners on in the 10th, but were not able to get the winning run home tonight.  Mets 8 – Giants 7

Quick Hits for Monday, July 30, 2012 (Game 102)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the New York Mets in the 1st game of this 4-game series…Giants’ le€ft-hander Madison Bumgarner (11-6, 3.10) will face Mets’ right-hander Jeremy Hefner (1-4, 5.40).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME…LHP Madison Bumgarner has gone 7-1 with a 1.89 ERA (14er, 66.2ip) in 9 starts at AT&T Park this season…he owns the 4th-lowest ERA in the NL at home, while his 7 wins are tied for the most in the National League.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than MLB trade rumors.

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

ANGEL PAGAN…The former Met spent 4 years in a New York uniform, hitting .284 with 24 HRs and 170 RBI.

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

BRANDON BELT… Has made 61 starts (all at 1st base)…his .997 ! elding pct. leads all NL 1st basemen.

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

MARCO SCUTARO…Has reached base safely via hit, walk or hit by pitch in 45 of his last 52 games.

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

CLAY HENSLEY…Has not allowed a run over his last 8 appearances (6.1ip).

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

CATCH US IF YOU CAN…The Giants have been successful in 44 of their last 54 stolen base attempts…their 81 stolen bases overall are the 3rd-most in the NL.

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