Quick Hits for August 4, 2013

TODAY’S GAME… The San Francisco Giants’ six-game road trip concludes today with the final game of this three game series against the Tampa Bay Rays… RHP Roberto Hernandez (6-11, 4.71) is scheduled to face  RHP Guillermo Moscoso (0-0, 6.75) in the finale.

tropicana field, sf giants, photo, august 3, 2013,

BUSTER POSEY… Among NL leaders, the 2013 All-Star is sixth in doubles (29), eighth in batting avg. (.308), eighth in OBP (.378), ninth in slugging (.505), 11th in extra base hits (44) and 15th in RBI (59).

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tropicana field, sf giants, photo, august 3, 2013,

JOSE MIJARES… Is holding the opposition to a .161 avg. (9-for-56) with runners in scoring position.

tropicana field, sf giants, photo, august 3, 2013,

SANDY ROSARIO… Has blanked opponents in 12 of his last 14 games, allowing three runs in 12.1 innings.

tropicana field, sf giants, photo, august 3, 2013,

JAVIER LOPEZ… Has been unscored upon in his past 13 games (6.1ip) and has allowed just one earned run in his last 35 outings (20.0ip)… His 1.37 ERA ranks as the fourth-lowest among NL relievers (min. 25.0ip).

tropicana field, sf giants, photo, august 3, 2013,

PENCE SINCE THE BREAK…OF Hunter Pence has posted the eighth-highest batting average among big league players since the All-Star break, batting .386 (22-for-57) in his past 15 games.

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JAVIER LOPEZ… Has allowed just one home run in 134.1 innings pitched in a Giants uniform, which ranks as the fewest in the NL since July 31, 2010.

PROBABLES, BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR TODAY AND UPCOMING SET VS. MILWAUKEE (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Sunday, August 4 at Tampa Bay (10:40): RHP Roberto Hernandez (6-11, 4.71) vs. RHP Guillermo Moscoso (0-0, 6.75) – CSN-BA
  • Monday, August 5 vs. Milwaukee (7:15): RHP Tyler ” ornburg (1-0, 2.22) vs. RHP Chad Gaudin (5-2, 2.64) – CSN-BA
  • Tuesday, August 6 vs. Milwaukee (7:15): RHP Wily Peralta (7-11, 4.57) vs. RHP Matt Cain (7-6, 4.57) – CSN-BA
  • Wednesday, August 7 vs. Milwaukee (7:15): LHP Tom Gorzelanny (2-4, 2.78) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-6, 2.69) – CSN-BA
  • Thursday, August 8 vs. Milwaukee (12:45): RHP Donovan Hand (pitching tonight) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (tonight) – 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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