Quick Hits for August 8, 2013

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants’ host the Milwaukee Brewers today in the fourth and final game of this four game series…RHP Donovan Hand (0-3, 3.60) is scheduled to start against RHP Tim Lincecum (5-11, 4.43).

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

BUSTER POSEY… His .319 batting average vs. left-handed pitchers is the 10th-best mark in the NL.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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

BRANDON BELT… Is hitting .471 (8-for-17) with three extra base hits in August.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Santiago Casilla

SANTIAGO CASILLA... His 1.27 ERA ranks as the fourth-lowest among NL relievers.

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

BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .311 (14-for-45) in his last 15 games.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Hunter Pence

HUNTER PENCE… Leads the club with 59 runs scored.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Joaquin Arias

JOAQUIN ARIAS… Has hit safely in 19 of his last 28 games, batting .314 (27-for-86) with eight RBI.

PROBABLES, BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR REMAINDER OF THIS SERIES AND UPCOMING SET VS. BAL (ALL GAME TIMES PDT): 

  • Thursday, August 8 vs. Milwaukee (12:45): RHP Donovan Hand (0-3, 3.60) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (5-11, 4.43) – CSN-BA 
  • Friday, August 9 vs. Baltimore (7:15): RHP Chris Tillman (14-3, 3.89) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (2-4, 7.19) – NBC-BA 
  • Saturday, August 10 vs. Baltimore (1:05): LHP Wei-Yin Chen (6-4, 2.95) vs. RHP Chad Gaudin (5-2, 2.56) – FOX 
  • Sunday, August 11 vs. Baltimore (1:05): RHP Bud Norris (tonight) vs. RHP Matt Cain (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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