Quick Hits for July 8, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the New York Mets in the first game of this three-game series… RHP Matt Harvey (7-2, 2.27) is scheduled to face  RHP Tim Lincecum (4-9, 4.66).

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BUSTER POSEY… Was named to the National League All-Star team as a reserve on Saturday (second selection).

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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AT THE HELM…Bruce Bochy is just six wins away from reaching 1,500 in his managerial career…only 20 managers have reached that milestone and 12 are in the Hall of Fame… among current managers, only Jim Leyland and Dusty Baker have more managerial wins.

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#VOTEPENCE…OF Hunter Pence is one of five NL finalists for MLB’s Final Vote for this year’s All-Star Game…fans can make their Final Vote selections on sfgiants.com and their mobile phones…just text N4 to 89269 to vote for Pence…voting ends Thursday.

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JAVIER LOPEZ… Is holding the opposition to a .148 avg. (4×27) with runners in scoring position.

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JAKE DUNNING… Has blanked opponents in 11 of 12 games, allowing 2 runs in 11.1 innings.

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TODAY’S ROSTER MOVES…Prior to tonight’s game the Giants have placed IF Joaquin Arias on the 15-day disabled list with appendicitis and have recalled IF Nick Noonan from triple-A Fresno…Arias had surgery late last night to have his appendix removed.

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR UPCOMING SET VS. NEW YORK (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Monday, July 8 vs. New York (7:15): RHP Matt Harvey (7-2, 2.27) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (4-9, 4.66) – CSN-BA
  • Tuesday, July 9 vs. New York (7:15): RHP Dillon Gee (6-7, 4.45) vs. LHP Barry Zito (4-6, 4.44) – CSN-BA
  • Wednesday, July 10 vs. New York (12:45): RHP Zack Wheeler (2-1, 4.29) vs. RHP Matt Cain (5-5, 4.85) – 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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