September 15th, 2012
Here’s the important information from tonight:
- 17 Games to go
- Giants 3 – D’backs 2
- Cardinals 3 – Dodgers 4
- Giants are 7.5 games in first place
- Our magic number is 10
- Angel Pagan is in sole possession of 1st place on the SF-era list for most triples in a season.
TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Arizona Diamondbacks in the middle game of this 3-game series…Giants’ left-hander Barry Zito (11-8, 4.33) will face D-Backs’ left-hander Wade Miley (15-9, 3.07).
Here are some Giants Gems for Gaylord Perry’s birthday from the 2012 Giants Media Guide – Happy Birthday Gaylord!
1st pitcher in baseball history to win Cy Young Award in both American and National Leagues, fashioned 134-109 record with 2.96 ERA for Giants from 1962-71…ranks 2nd in SF annals for wins, ERA, games started (283), complete games (125), shutouts (21), innings pitched (2,294.2) and strikeouts (1,606)…5-time 20-game winner and 5-time All-Star is 1 of only 4 pitchers in SF history to win 100 games with club…24-year veteran is 17th all-time with 314 wins, and is 1 of 7 pitchers ever to compile 300 wins and 3,500 strikeouts…