Quick Hits for July 3, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME… The San Francisco Giants visit the Cincinnati Reds in the third game of this four-game series and the last leg of this three-city road trip… LHP Tony Cingrani (3-0, 3.42) is scheduled to face  LHP Barry Zito (4-6, 4.53).

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BARRY ZITO… Continued his stellar pitching at home on June 22 against Miami, as he tossed 7.0 innings, allowing one earned run (solo homer) on six hits, but did not factor into the decision in the Giants’ 2-1 walk-off win.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Left-handed batters are just 4-for-their-last-35 (.114) off him.

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BRANDON BELT… Is 15-for-44 over his past 14 games… Is batting .321 (17-for-53) against LH pitchers (49-for-198 against RH).

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

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HUNTER PENCE… Has 22 multi-hit games, tied for the seventh-most in the NL.

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BUSTER POSEY… Among NL leaders is sixth in on-base pct. (.389), seventh in batting avg. (.316) and doubles (23), ninth in extra base hits (36)…his .375 avg. vs. LH pitchers is the fourth-best mark in the NL.

PROBABLES, BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR TOMORROW AND UPCOMING SET VS. LOS ANGELES (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Thursday, July 4 at Cincinnati (10:10): RHP Mike Leake (7-3, 2.52) vs. RHP Matt Cain (5-4, 4.29) – CSN-BA
  • Friday, July 5 vs. Los Angeles (7:15): LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu (6-3, 2.83) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (8-5, 3.08) – CSN-BA
  • Saturday, July 6 vs. Los Angeles (4:15): RHP Stephen Fife (3-2, 2.83) vs. TBA – FOX
  • Sunday, July 7 vs. Los Angeles (1:05): LHP Clayton Kershaw (7-5, 1.93) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (4-9, 4.66) – 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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