Quick Hits for August 2, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME… The San Francisco Giants’ six-game road trip continues tonight with the second leg of this trip here in Tampa Bay… RHP Chris Archer (6-3, 2.39) is scheduled to face  LHP Madison Bumgarner (10-6, 2.76) in the first game of this series.

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BRETT PILL… Matched his career high for hits in a game with three Wed. night and drove in a career-best four runs.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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PENCE SINCE THE BREAK…OF Hunter Pence has posted the fourth-highest batting average among big league players since the All-Star break, batting .408 in his past 13 games.

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MARCO SCUTARO… 2013 All-Star ranks seventh in the National League with a .314 batting average… Has hit safely in each of his last seven games, going 11-for-27 (.407).

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SERGIO ROMO… Earned his 25th save of the season last night, escaping a no out, bases loaded jam in the 9th inning to preserve the Giants’ 2-1 win over the Phillies… 2013 NL All-Star is 25-for-29 in save chances, with his 25 rescues being the fifth-most in the league…has sealed 9 of his last 10 save opportunities… Is holding right-handed hitters at a .182 clip… Has struck out 10.35 batters per 9.0 innings this season.

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ABOUT LAST NIGHT… The Giants scored 2 runs in the top of the 9th inning last night
and defeated the Phillies, 2-1…it was the second time this season that SF won a 9.0 inning game in which they did not score in the first 8.0 innings…their other such win was a 2-1 victory over the D-Backs on April 30…according to Elias, the Giants had registered only 2 such victories over the previous 8 seasons.

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ROGER KIESCHNICK… Was hitting .273 (102-for-374) with 27 doubles, nine triples, 13 homers and 56 RBI in 101 games for the Fresno Grizzlies this season…hit .289 against left-handers and .268 vs. righties.

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT AND THE REMAINDER OF THIS SERIES AT TAMPA BAY (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Friday, August 2 at Tampa Bay (4:10): RHP Chris Archer (6-3, 2.39) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (10-6, 2.76) – CSN-BA
  • Saturday, August 3 at Tampa Bay (4:10): LHP David Price (6-5, 3.57) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (5-11, 4.61) – CSN-BA
  • Sunday, August 4 at Tampa Bay (10:40): RHP Roberto Hernandez (6-11, 4.71) vs. TBA – 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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