Quick Hits for August 20, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Boston Red Sox tonight in the middle game of this three game series…RHP Jake Peavy (9-5, 4.41) is scheduled to face RHP Ryan Vogelsong (2-4, 6.75).

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BRANDON BELT… In the month of August, leads the NL with 22 runs scored, is second with a .726 sluggung pct., ninth with a .437 on-base pct. and is tied for fifth with five HRs.

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AT THE TURNSTILES…The Giants have sold out their last 227 regular season home games, dating back to Oct. 1, 2010.

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ANDRES TORRES… Went 3-for-4 last night and collected his first multi-hit game since June 29 at Colorado.

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BRETT PILL… Was having the best season of his professional career down in the minors, hitting .344 (95-for-276) with 21 doubles, 18 home runs and 79 RBI in 68 games for the Grizzlies.

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BUSTER POSEY… His .322 batting average vs. left-handed pitchers is the ninth-best mark in the NL… His 54 stolen bases against are the third-most by any National League catcher.

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JOSE MIJARES… Is holding opponents to a .229 clip (16-for-70) with runners in scoring position.

PROBABLES, BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT AND THE REMAINDER OF THE SERIES VS. BOSTON  AND PITTSBURGH (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Tuesday, August 20 vs. Boston (7:15): RHP Jake Peavy (9-5, 4.41) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (2-4, 6.75) – CSN-BA 
  • Wednesday, August 21 vs. Boston (12:45): LHP Felix Doubront (8-6, 3.95) vs. LHP Barry Zito (4-8, 5.34) – CSN-BA
  • Thursday, August 22 vs. Pittsburgh (7:15): LHP Jeff Locke (9-4, 2.90) vs. RHP Matt Cain (8-8, 4.35) – CSN-BA 
  • Friday, August 23 vs. Pittsburgh (7:15): RHP Charlie Morton (4-3, 3.67) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-7, 2.87) – CSN-BA
  • Saturday, August 24 vs. Pittsburgh (6:05): LHP Francisco Liriano (14-5, 2.53) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (6-13, 4.53) – CSN-BA 
  • Sunday, August 25 vs. Pittsburgh (1:05): RHP A.J. Burnett (tonight) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (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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