September 26th, 2012

100th RBI

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2012, Buster Posey, Roberto KellyBuster Posey singled during the third inning, knocking in Angel Pagan and recording his 100th RBI of the season.

Arizona Diamonbacks 0 – San Francisco Giants 6

If the season ended right now (All Times TBD):

  • October 5 – STL @ ATL (Wild Card Game)
  • October 6 – CIN @ SF (Game 1)
  • October 7 – CIN @ SF (Game 2)
  •                 – WSH @ ATL/STL (Game 1)
  • October 8 – WSH @ ATL/STL (Game 2)
  • October 9 – SF @ CIN (Game 3)
  • October 10 – SF @ CIN (Game 4 – If necessary)
  •                   – ATL/STL @ WSH (Game 3)
  • October 11 – SF @ CIN (Game 5 – If necessary)
  •                   – ATL/STL @ WSH (Game 4 – If necessary)
  • October 12 – ATL/STL @ WSH (Game 5 – If necessary)

The NLCS will start on October 14

Quick Hits for Wednesday, September 26, 2012 (Game 155)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Arizona Diamondbacks in the middle game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Matt Cain (15-5, 2.86) will face DBacks’ left-hander Wade Miley (16-10, 3.25).

Today’s Starting Lineup

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, Marco scutaro, bruce bochy, bambam meulens, gregor blanco

HIT STREAKING…IF Marco Scutaro enters tonight’s game with the longest hitting streak in the NL, having set his career-best hit streak at 13 games…during this stretch he’s bat- ting .463 (25-for-54) with 3 2Bs and 11 RBI.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than miles traveled by Marco Polo.

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, buster posey

CENTURY MARK…C Buster Posey is 1 RBI shy of becoming just the 3rd Giants player since 1900 whose primary position is catcher to accumulate 100 RBI in a single season… Posey would join Walker Cooper and Dick Dietz.

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, gregor blanco

GREGOR BLANCO… Is hitting .302 (13-for-43) in his past 14 games… Since Melky Cabrera’s suspension on Aug. 15, has started 22 of the last 37 games… Has made 89 starts (50 in RF, 25 in LF, 13 in CF and 1 as DH).

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, brett pill

BRETT PILL… Was recalled from triple-A Fresno on Sept. 1, the 3rd time he’s appeared on the Giants’ big league roster this season…made SF’s Opening Day roster for 1st time in his career this year… Has made 25 starts for San Francisco this season (18 at 1st base and 7 in left field).

sf giants, san francisco giants, photo, 2012, dan runzler

DAN RUNZLER… Has blanked opposition in all 5 of his outings since being recalled from triple-A Sept.4… 27-year old missed the 1st 2+ months of the 2012 season with a left latissimusdorsi strain which he aggravated during spring training… originally hurt it in his last game in 2011.

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

ANGEL PAGAN… Beginning Aug. 1, has batted .324 (66×204) with 16 2Bs, 10 3Bs, 3 HRs and 21 RBI in 51 games… Leads the Majors with 15 triples, setting a SF Giants record.

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