Quick Hits for June 26, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Los Angeles Dodgers in the final game of this three-game series… LHP Clayton Kershaw (5-5, 2.06) will square off with RHP Tim Lincecum (4-7, 4.52).

june 25, 2013, sf giants, photo, tim flannery

SOUTHPAW SUCCESS…The Giants are 12-11 against left -handed starting pitchers this season and as a team are hitting .285 against  lefties, the highest figure in the NL…OF Hunter Pence (.371, fifh), IF Pablo Sandoval (.350, eighth) and C Buster Posey (.343, 10th) all rank within the top 10 in the NL in batting average against left -handers.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Is batting .345 (29-for-84) this month, which ranks as the seventh-highest figure in the NL.


BRANDON CRAWFORD… Has already hit a career-high five HRs after hitting seven total in his previous two campaigns.


JOSE MIJARES… Is holding LH batters to a .217 mark (10×46) with just two extra base hits (2B, HR).


BRANDON BELT… Led the Giants’ offense last night by going 3-for-4 with a solo HR (#8) and two RBI.


HUNTER PENCE… Is the only Giant to start all 77 games this season…has played all but 4.0 defensive innings.

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