September 22nd, 2012

Giants Win The West – Clubhouse Celebration

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National League West Champions!

After the celebration on the field, the fun continued in the clubhouse.

Giants Win The West – On Field Celebration

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2012, Team

The National League West Division Champions

The celebration began as soon as the final out was recorded to end the game against the Padres tonight.

Giants Win The West- The Game

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photot, 2012, Marco Scutaro

Marco Scutaro

The Giants beat the Padres 8-4 to secure the title of National League West Champions.

Quick Hits for Saturday, September 22, 2012 (Game 152)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the San Diego Padres in the middle game of this 3-game series…Giants’ left-hander Madison Bumgarner (15-10, 3.26) will face Padres’ left-hander Andrew Werner (2-1, 3.68).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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THE DODGERS… lost in Cincinnati 0-6 to the Reds, meaning the Giants can clinch the NL West with a win tonight.

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

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2012, Madison Bumgarner

GOING FOR WIN #16… A win tonight for Bumgarner and he would earn his 16th victory of 2012, which would be the most wins in a season for a Giants left-hander since Kirk Rueter won 16 games in 1998.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2012, Brandon Crawford

BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is batting .307 (31-for-101) with a .366 OBP in his last 36 games and has hit safely in 14 of his last 18 home games, batting .357 (20×56) with 1 HR and 8 RBI.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2012, Pablo Sandoval

HOMER HAPPY…IF Pablo Sandoval homered again last night, his 3rd-straight game with a home run (4 total over that span)…the last Giants player to homer in 4-straight games? Barry Bonds from Sept. 16-21, 2005.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2012, Buster Posey, Sergio Romo

G’S WINNING WAYS…The Giants have matched their season-high win streak at 5 games…they’ve won 9 of their last 10 and 17 of their last 23…since the All-Star break, the Giants have gone 42-23 (.646) for the 3rd-best winning pct. in the Majors behind the Reds (.667, 44-22) and A’s (.656, 42-22).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2012, Angel Pagan

ANGEL PAGAN… leads the Majors with 15 triples…has set a SF Giants record for the most triples in a season, surpassing Steve Finley (12 in 2006) and Willie Mays (12 in 1960).

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