Quick Hits for July 22, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Cincinnati Reds in the first game of this four-game series…RHP Bronson Arroyo (8-7, 3.42) is scheduled to face RHP Tim Lincecum (5-9, 4.26).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Bruce Bochy

ONE AWAY…Bruce Bochy is just one win 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 Detroit’s Jim Leyland (1,729) and Cincinnati’s Dusty Baker (1,636) have more managerial wins than Bochy (1,499).

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San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Brandon Belt

BRANDON BELT… His 10 home runs this season are a career-high (had nine in 2011).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Kensuke Tanaka

KENSUKE TANAKA… Has appeared in nine games for SF and has gone 7-for-26 (.269).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Pablo Sandoval

HEATING UP…IF Pablo Sandoval has hit safely in nine of his last 10 games, hitting .333 (13-for-39) with six doubles, one HR and six RBI.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Buster Posey

BUSTER POSEY… Among NL leaders, the 2013 All-Star is tied for second in doubles (28), fourth in slugging (.539), fifth in OBP (.393), sixth in batting avg. (.323), eighth in extra base hits (43) and tied for ninth in RBI (59).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Brandon Crawford

BRANDON CRAWFORD… Has started 89 of 97 games (all at SS)…his 11 errors at SS are tied for the second-most in the NL.

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR UPCOMING SERIES VS. CINCINNATI (ALL GAME TIMES PDT): 

  • Monday, July 22 vs. Cincinnati (7:15): RHP Bronson Arroyo (8-7, 3.42) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (5-9, 4.26) – CSN-BA 
  • Tuesday, July 23 vs. Cincinnati (4:05) GM 1: LHP Tony Cingrani (3-1, 3.23) vs. LHP Barry Zito (4-7, 4.88) – CSN-BA 
  • Tuesday, July 23 vs. Cincinnati (7:15) GM 2: RHP Greg Reynolds (season debut) vs. TBA – CSN-BA 
  • Wednesday, July 24 vs. Cincinnati (7:15): RHP Mike Leake (9-4, 2.79) vs. RHP Chad Gaudin (4-1, 2.15) – 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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