September 19th, 2012

Petaluma All Stars

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, september 19, 2012, emmanuel burriss, petaluma little league all stars,

Emmanuel Burriss

Here’s the important information from today:

  • 13 Games to go
  • Rockies 1 – Giants 7
  • Dodgers 1 – Nationals 3 in the first game of the doubleheader
  • Dodgers 7 – Nationals 6 in the second game of the doubleheader
  • Giants are 9 games in first place
  • Our magic number is 5
  • The Giants honored the Petaluma Little League All Stars tonight.

Quick Hits for Wednesday, September 19, 2012 (Game 149)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Colorado Rockies in the 3rd game of this 4-game series…Giants’ right-hander Matt Cain (14-5, 2.93) will face Rockies’ right-hander Tyler Chatwood (4-4, 5.65).

Today’s Starting Lineup

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, september 18, 2012, hunter pence, angel pagan, gregor blanco

WINNING WAYS…The Giants have won 14 of their last 20 games and 24 of their last 35… since the All-Star break, the Giants have gone 39-23 (.629) for the 4th best winning pct. in the Majors behind the A’s (.672, 41-20), Reds (.667, 42-21) and Nationals (.635, 40-23).

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than the Giants Magic Number.

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, september 18, 2012, brandon crawford

BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .333 (11-for-33) in his past 12 games… Since the All-Star break his .986 fielding pct. ranks 2nd among NL shortstops (Janish, .991).

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, september 18, 2012, angel pagan

ANGEL PAGAN… Leads the Majors with 14 triples…has set a SF Giants record for the most triples in a season, surpassing Steve Finley and Willie Mays.

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, september 18, 2012, hector sanchez

HECTOR SANCHEZ… Has gone 10-for-27 (.370) with 5 RBI in his last 7 starts… Has started 44 games (all at catcher)…22 of those 44 starts have come in Zito’s starts.

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, september 18, 2012, xavier nady

XAVIER NADY… Went 2-for-3 with 2 RBI last night and is 6-for-18 with 5 RBI in 7 games in a Giants uni… Missed 9 games with a strained left hamstring from Sept. 5-16.

sf giants, san francisco giants, omar vizquel, photo, babe ruth

A GIANT congratulations to Omar Vizquel for passing Babe Ruth on the all-time hits list.

 

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, september 18, 2012, fans

SELLOUT STREAKING…The Giants have sold out their last 157 regular season home games, which dates back to Oct. 1, 2010…it’s the 2nd-longest active regular season home sellout streak in the Majors behind Boston’s 788 streak, which started on May 15, 2003.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 435 other followers

%d bloggers like this: