Quick Hits for August 10, 2013

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Baltimore Orioles today in the second game of this three game series…LHP Wei-Yin Chen (6-4, 2.95) is scheduled to take the hill against RHP Chad Gaudin (5-2, 2.56).

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INSIDE THE SERIES…The Giants and Orioles face one another for the first time since 2010, when SF took two of three games here at AT&T Park…this marks just the fourth series these two teams will have played against one another, as the Giants are 5-5 all-time against the Orioles.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD…Is hitting .333 (18-for-54) with six extra-base hits and seven RBI in his last 17 games… Has already hit a career-high seven HRs after hitting seven total in his previous two campaigns.

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HOT AUGUST NIGHTS…IF Brandon Belt is hitting .458 (11-for-24) so far in August with a double, triple and three home runs…Belt is a career .321 hitter in the month of Aug., his highest career average in any month.

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MARCO SCUTARO… His .325 avg. (37-for-114) vs. left-handed pitching ranks as the 10th-highest in the NL.

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ROGER KIESCHNICK… Drafted by the Giants in the third round of the 2008 draft (82nd pick overall) out of Texas Tech.

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HUNTER PENCE… Has started 124-consecutive games, which is the longest streak in the NL and the sixth longest in the Majors.

PROBABLES, BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS SERIES AND UPCOMING SET AT WASHINGTON (ALL GAME TIMES PDT): 

  • 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 (8-9, 3.78) vs. RHP Matt Cain (7-7, 4.47) – CSN-BA 
  • Tuesday, August 13 at Washington (4:05): LHP Gio Gonzalez (7-5, 3.52) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-7, 2.75) – CSN-BA 
  • Wednesday, August 14 at Washington (4:05): RHP Jordan Zimmermann (13-6, 3.06) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (6-11, 4.18) – CSN-BA 
  • Thursday, August 15 at Washington (1:05): RHP Dan Haren (7-11, 4.99) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (2-4, 6.71) – 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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