As we count down to Opening Day we would like to highlight some of the players and coaches we will be cheering on during the 2013 season. Be sure to check out our 2013 Media Guide for more tidbits about our players and coaches.
2012 POSTSEASON HIGHLIGHTS
- Started all 16 games at shortstop and batted .217 (10-for-46) with seven RBI in his first career post season, helping the Giants win their second World Series championship in San Francisco history.
- At 25 years old he became the fifth-youngest Giants player to start at shortstop in a postseason game since Matt Williams in 1989 (23 years old).
- Is one of six players in Major League history to hit a grand slam in his firs big league game
- Lived in Menlo Park until the age of seven, then moved to Pleasanton.
- Grew up a Giants fan because his father was a Giants fan and season-ticket holder at Candlestick (seats on the third-base side).
- His favorite player was Royce Clayton because he played shortstop. Also liked Will Clark, Barry Bonds and Kirt Manwaring. But his favorite player was Alex Rodriguez.