September 12th, 2012

Rocky Mountain Hits

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Gregor Blanco hitting from the dugout

Here’s the important information from tonight:

  • 19 Games to go
  • Giants 8 – Rockies 3
  • Dodgers 2 – D’backs – 3
  • Giants are 7 games in first place
  • Giants magic number is 13
  • Over the past 3 days the Giants have scored 22 runs on 40 hits

Quick Hits for Wednesday, September 12, 2012 (Game 143)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Colorado Rockies in the final game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Tim Lincecum (8-14, 5.11) will face Rockies’ left-hander Jeff Francis (5-4, 5.38).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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WE’RE TIED!…OF Angel Pagan hit his Major League leading 12th triple of the season last night which tied Steve Finley (12 in 2006) and Willie Mays (12 in 1960) for the most triples in a single season in SF-era history…the last Giants player to have 13-or-more triples in a season was Willie Mays in 1957 (20 triples).

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than baa, baa, black sheep had wool.

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TIM LINCECUM… The Giants have gone just 11-18 overall in his starts this season, going 5-10 at home and 6-8 on the road…however, SF has won 9 of his last 15 starts after going just 2-12 in his 1st 14 starting assignments this season.

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, brandon crawford

BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .300 (24-for-80) with a .374 OBP over his last 28 games… Since July 1, is hitting .438 (14-for-32) vs. left-handed pitching… Since the All-Star break his .985 fielding pct. ranks 2nd among NL shortstops.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Left-handed batters are hitting .228 (21-for-92) off him this season.

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, javier lopez

JAVIER LOPEZ… Has stranded 43/50 runners he has inherited, the 5th-best pct. in the NL.

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, brandon belt

BRANDON BELT… Went 2-for-4 with a 2B, HR and a career-high 4 RBI last night… Is batting .351 (40-for-114) w/10 2Bs, 1 3B, 2 HRs, 19 RBI and 10 walks in his last 36 games.

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