Quick Hits for July 2, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Cincinnati Reds in the second game of this four-game series and the last leg of this three-city road trip… RHP Homer Bailey (4-6, 3.88) is slated to face  RHP Tim Lincecum (4-8, 4.64).

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POSEY AT THE PLATE…C Buster Posey was named NL Player of the Week yesterday after going 11-for-22 (.500) with four home runs and six RBI last week…it marked his second career weekly award, also winning it in July 2010…Posey is the Giants’ hottest hitter right now, with 11 hits in his last 25 at-bats (.440).

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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JOSE MIJARES… Has fashioned a 2.00 ERA (4er, 18.0ip) in 17 appearances on the road this season.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Has gone 18-for-53 (.340) w/RISP and is 11-for-29 (.379) with RISP and two outs.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is hitting .379 (25-for-66) on the season with RISP.

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GEORGE KONTOS… His 35 appearances are the most on the team.

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BRANDON BELT… Matched his career-high in home runs for a season with his ninth last night.

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR UPCOMING SET AT CINCINNATI (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Tuesday, July 2 at Cincinnati (4:10): RHP Homer Bailey (4-6, 3.88) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (4-8, 4.64) – CSN-BA, MLB Network
  • Wednesday, July 3 at Cincinnati (4:10): LHP Tony Cingrani (3-0, 3.42) vs. LHP Barry Zito (4-6, 4.53) – CSN-BA
  • Thursday, July 4 at Cincinnati (10:10): RHP Mike Leake (7-3, 2.52) vs. RHP Matt Cain (5-4, 4.29) – CSN-BA

note: all games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/81 home games and two road contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes (Spanish)

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