Quick Hits for August 15, 2013

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Washington Nationals today in the final game of this three game series…RHP Dan Haren (7-11, 4.99) is scheduled to face RHP Ryan Vogelsong (2-4, 6.71).

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BACK ON THE HILL…RHP Ryan Vogelsong is making his second start since returning from the disabled list…left his start on May 20 after getting hit by a pitch on his right hand while batting against Nationals’ RHP Craig Stammen…X-rays later showed a dislocated joint in the pinky finger of his pitching hand and it was broken above and below his finger…he missed 69 games with the injury.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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Pitched for Team USA in this years WBC.

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Is 1-0 with a 1.64 ERA in his last two starts.

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Has struggled against right-handed batters, allowing a .352 opponents average against…lefties are hitting .274 off him.

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Opponents are 19-for-48 (.396) with runners in scoring position…last season opponents hit just .227 off him with RISP.

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Made four rehab appearances, going 2-1 with a 1.72 ERA (3er, 15.2ip) along with 13 strikeouts and just three walks.

PROBABLES, BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR TODAY AT WASHINGTON AND UPCOMING SET AT MIAMI (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Thursday, August 15 at Washington (1:05): RHP Dan Haren (7-11, 4.99) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (2-4, 6.71) – CSN-BA 
  • Friday, August 16 at Miami (4:10): RHP Nathan Eovaldi (2-2, 2.82) vs. RHP Chad Gaudin (5-2, 2.42) – CSN-BA 
  • Saturday, August 17 at Miami (4:10): RHP Henderson Alvarez (2-1, 3.18) vs. RHP Matt Cain (7-8, 4.44) – CSN-BA 
  • Sunday, August 18 at Miami (10:10): RHP Tom Koehler (3-8, 4.62) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-7, 2.73) – 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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