September 1st, 2012

A Winning Formula

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Way To Go, Timmy!

All it took was the seventh inning stretch being sung by Jon Lovitz, a double by Xavier Nady, a triple from Angel Pagan, 6 1/3 solid innings from Tim Lincecum and a lights-out bullpen for the the Giants to win the game this afternoon and currently sit 5 games in front of the Dodgers.  Giants 5 – Cubs 2

Quick Hits for Saturday, September 1, 2012 (Game 133)

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Chicago Cubs in the 2nd game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Tim Lincecum (7-14, 5.30) will face Cubs’ right-hander Justin Germano (2-4, 5.09).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is 7-for-his-last-13 with RISP…has hit .286 (22-for-77) in those situations this season.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than blue moons.

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RYAN THERIOT… Has hit .285 (78-for-274) with 25 RBI in 71 games since being activated from DL on May 24.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Is in the midst of a career-high 9 game hitting streak, going 14-for-30 (.467) during that span.

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BUSTER POSEY… His .400 avg. and .483 OBP lead the Majors since the break while his .673 slugging pct. ranks 3rd and his 39 RBI are the 4th-most.

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BRANDON BELT… Is batting .349 w/8 2Bs, 1 3B, 7 RBI and 8 walks in his last 27 games… Is hitting RHP at a .417 clip (30-for-72) over his last 27 games.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is hitting .310 (18-for-58) with 4 2Bs, 1 HR and 11 RBI in his past 16 games.

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