Quick Hits for August 28, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME… The San Francisco Giants visit the Colorado Rockies tonight in the final game of this three game series… RHP Jhoulys Chacin (12-7, 3.22) is scheduled to face  LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-8, 2.84).

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BACK-TO-BACK HRs…OF Hunter Pence and IF Pablo Sandoval connected on back- to-back HRs last night in the 1st inning, the € rst back-to-back HRs for SF all season… according to Elias, it was just the second game over the last seven seasons in which the Giants hit back-to-back HRs in the 1st inning (Burrell/Schierholtz did it in 2011).

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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HUNTER’S HOMER…Pence’s home run last
night traveled an estimated 476 feet, which
according to ESPN Stats & Info, was the longest home run hit in Major League Baseball this season.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Followed Pence’s HR last night with one of his own, snapping a 139 at-bat homerless drought… Marked his first home run since the All-Star break and just his third in his last 74 games.

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MARCO SCUTARO… Has been the second hardest batter to strikeout in the Majors, averaging 14.85 PA/K.

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SANDY ROSARIO… Opponents are just 4-for-36 off him with RISP… Left-handed batters are just 9-for-49 with 8 strikeouts.

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BRANDON BELT… Went 4-for-5 last night and is now batting .367 (33-for-90) with ! ve HRs, 11 RBI this month.

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT AND UPCOMING SERIES AT ARIZONA (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Wednesday, August 28 at Colorado (5:40): RHP Jhoulys Chacin (12-7, 3.22) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-8, 2.84) – CSN-BA 
  • Thursday, August 29: OFF DAY in Arizona
  • Friday, August 30 at Arizona (5:40): RHP Randall Delgado (4-4, 3.87) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (7-13, 4.55) – NBC-BA
  • Saturday, August 31 at Arizona (5:10): RHP Trevor Cahill (5-10, 4.39) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (3-4, 5.58) – CSN-BA
  • Sunday, Sept. 1 at Arizona (1:10): LHP Patrick Corbin (13-4, 2.79) vs. TBA – 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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