Quick Hits for August 26, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME…  The San Francisco Giants visit the Colorado Rockies tonight in the
€ rst game of this three game series...RHP Juan Nicasio (7-6, 4.79) is scheduled to face
LHP Barry Zito (4-9, 5.63).

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

BUSTER’S ON BASE STREAK VS. COLORADO…C Buster Posey was 0-for-3 in the €first game he ever played against Colorado on May 31, 2010, but he’s reached base in each of the 48 games that he’s started against them since then, batting .411 (72-for-175) with a .488 on-base pct. in those games…it’s the longest current streak of reaching base in consecutive starts against one team in the big leagues.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Sandy Rosario

SANDY ROSARIO… Since being recalled on June 12, his 33 appearances out of the ‘pen leads the club.

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

HUNTER PENCE… Is batting .326 (44-for-135) with nine doubles, one HR and 16 RBI since the All-Star break.

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

JOAQUIN ARIAS… Raised his batting avg. by 52 points from .222 to .272 in the last 2.5 months by hitting .294 in his past 40 games.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Francisco Peguero Hunter Pence, Gregor Blanco

BEST AGAINST THE WEST… 26 of the Giants’ €final 32 games will come within the division, where they’ve gone 29-21 (.580).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Pablo Sandoval

PABLO WITH RISP…IF Pablo Sandoval has been one of the best Giants players with hitting with runners in scoring position this season, as he’s batting .381 (43-for-113), the fourth-highest clip in the NL, behind Atlanta’s Freddie Freeman (.448) and St. Louis’ Allen Craig (.447) and Matt Carpenter (.396).

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

  • Tuesday, August 27 at Colorado (5:40): RHP Chad Bettis (0-2, 4.50) vs. RHP Yusmeiro Petit (0-0, 3.38) – CSN-BA 
  • Wednesday, August 28 at Colorado (5:40): RHP Jhoulys Chacin (12-7, 3.22) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-8, 2.84) – 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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