Quick Hits for September 17, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME… The San Francisco Giants visit the New York Mets tonight in the first game of this three game series… RHP Zack Wheeler (7-5, 3.22) is slated to face  RHP Yusmeiro Petit (3-0, 2.53).

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THE GIANTS…Are coming off a four-game series with the Dodgers where they won three of four games at Dodger Stadium this past weekend…SF has now won six of their last eight games and 13 of their last 22…the Giants have gone 9-6 so far this month.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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HUNTER IS HOT…OF Hunter Pence has driven in at least one run in six straight games, during which time he’s driven in 19 runs…

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According to Elias, he’s the second major- leaguer in the last 51 seasons to drive in 19 or more runs over a six-game span with at
least one RBI in each game.

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PENCE’S RBI…Pence’s 19 RBI over his last 6 games are the most for a Giants player over a 6 game span (spanning seasons) since RBI became an offcial statistic in 1920…

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Only two Giants players had exactly 18 RBI over a six game span: Willie McCovey in August 1969 and George Kelly in July 1924 (Elias).

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JUST 9 MORE…Pence needs nine RBI in the next 12 games to match Jeff Kent for the most
RBI by a Giant in a calendar month (Kent had 34 RBI twice – June 2000 and Aug. 2002).

PROBABLES, BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR SERIES AT NEW YORK METS (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Tuesday, Sept. 17 at New York-NL (4:10): RHP Zack Wheeler (7-5, 3.22) vs. RHP Yusmeiro Petit (3-0, 2.53) – CSN-BA
  • Wednesday, Sept. 18 at New York-NL (4:10): RHP Aaron Harang (5-12, 5.70) vs. RHP Matt Cain (8-9, 4.24) – CSN-BA
  • Thursday, Sept. 19 at New York-NL (10:10am): LHP Jonathon Niese (7-7, 3.88) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (12-9, 2.83) – 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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