September 3rd, 2012

Hunt For October

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, giants magazine, hunter penceToday the September issue of Giants Magazine, featuring Hunter Pence, Clay Hensley and Sergio Romo went on sale.

Quick Hits for Monday, September 3, 2012 (Game 135)

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 1st game of this 3-game series…Giants’ left-hander Barry Zito (10-8, 4.42) will face D’Backs’ left-hander Patrick Corbin (5-6, 3.93).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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BUSTER POSEY… Is batting .396 (63-for-159) with 14 2Bs, 9 HRs and 40 RBI in 44 games since the All-Star break… His .396 avg. and .476 OBP lead the Majors since the break while his .654 slugging pct. ranks 3rd and his 40 RBI are tied for the 4th-most.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than characters at Burning Man.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is hitting .308 (20-for-65) with 5 2Bs, 1 HR and 11 RBI in his past 18 games… His 25 go-ahead RBI are tied for the 3rd-most in the National League.

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XAVIER NADY… Had his contract purchased from triple-A Fresno Saturday and has gone 3-for-5 with 3 RBI… The Carmel, California native graduated from Salinas High School.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is 8-for-his-last-15 with RISP…has hit .291 (23-for-79) in those situations this season… Has made 80 starts this season (76 at 3rd base, 2 at 1st, 2 as DH).

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XAVIER NADY… Signed a minor league contract with the Giants on Aug. 5 after being designated for assignment by the Nationals on July 21…batted .157 with 3 HRs and 6 RBI in 40 games for Nats.

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