Quick Hits for August 31, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Arizona Diamondbacks tonight in the second game of this three game series…RHP Trevor Cahill (5-10, 4.39) is scheduled to face RHP Ryan Vogelsong (3-4, 5.58).

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ELIAS SAYS…Last night marked the first time in 21 years the Giants scored in the top of the 1st inning of a 1-0 victory…their last two wins of that type both came at Atlanta Fulton County Stadium (Aug. 7, 1991 and Sept. 30, 1992) (Elias).

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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SHUTTING THE DOOR…San Francisco pitchers have combined for 12 shutouts this season, which is tied for the fourth-most in the NL…SF has finished in the top five in the league in shutouts every season since 2006.

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SERGIO ROMO..Dating back to 1921, Sergio Romo’s streak of 23-consecutive scoreless appearances at Chase Field is the longest by any visiting pitcher at any ballpark (Stats LLC)… Has retired 23 of his last 27 batters faced.

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THE GIANTS…Are 2-2 so far on this 10-day, nine-game road trip to Colorado, Arizona and San Diego…SF has won four of their last six games and eight of their last 15.

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ANGEL PAGAN… Was reinstated from the 60-day DL yesterday and went 1-for-3 with a double and run scored.

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MR. MVP…IF Christian Arroyo (pictured here with Will Clark), the Giants first-round pick from the 2013 MLB Draft, was named the Arizona Rookie League MVP…Arroyo hit .326 (60-for-184) with 25 extra base hits and 47 runs scored in 45 games for the AZL Giants…joining Arroyo on the 2013 Arizona League All-Star team was Giants’ 2013 second-round pick IF Ryder Jones and LHP Luis Ysla…in addition, AZL Giants Manager Nestor Rojas was named the Field Staff All-Star of the year.

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

  • 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
  • Monday, Sept. 2 at San Diego (12:40): RHP Ian Kennedy (5-9, 5.10) vs. LHP Barry Zito (4-10, 5.81) – CSN-BA
  • Tuesday, Sept. 3 at San Diego (7:10): LHP Robbie Erlin (2-2, 5.97) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-9, 2.91) – CSN-BA
  • Wednesday, Sept. 4 at San Diego (3:40): LHP Eric Stults (8-12, 3.81) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (8-13, 4.38) – 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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