Quick Hits for August 5, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME… The San Francisco Giants begin a seven-game homestand tonight with the first game of this three game series against the Milwaukee Brewers… RHP Tyler Thornburg (1-0, 2.22) is slated to face  RHP Chad Gaudin (5-2, 2.64).

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PENCE REACHING BASE…OF Hunter Pence has reached base safely via hit, walk or hit by pitch in every game since the All-Star break (16 games)…his longest consecutive on- base streak is 24 games, accomplished from July 23-Aug. 19, 2010 (Stats, Inc.).

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GREGOR BLANCO… Has appeared in 95 games, making 77 starts (42 in center field and 35 in left field).

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BRANDON CRAWFORD…Drove in 5 of the Giants’ 8 runs in their last series against the Rays at Tropicana Field this past weekend…He recorded multiple RBI in 2 of the 3 games… Crawford enters tonight having recorded an RBI in his last 4 games, matching a career long streak.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Missed 13 games with a strained left foot (June 9-23)… Is hitting .376 (35-for-93) with runners in scoring position, the sixth-highest clip in the NL… Is just 7-for-his-last-42 (.167) against left-handed pitching… His 10 game-winning RBI are tied for the sixth-most in the NL.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Has appeared in eight games since being activated from the disabled list on July 26.

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ROAD TRIP RECAP… The Giants concluded a six-game, seven day road trip yesterday, going 3-3 (2-1 at Philadelphia and 1-2 at Tampa Bay)…despite the 3-3 trip, the Giants pitched to a 2.94 ERA (17er, 52.0ip) over the six games while the offense averaged 3.7 runs per game (22 runs total).

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

  • 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 (5/11, 4.43) – 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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