April 2014

Irish Heritage Night

Quick Hits for April 30, 2014

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Brandon Crawford

BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .440 (11-for-25) against LHP…struggled with lefties last season hitting .199.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Buster Posey

BUSTER POSEY… Is 6-for-his-last-14 with two HRs…had just three hits in his previous 36 at-bats.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Santiago Casilla

IN THE ‘PEN… This series features the top two bullpens in the Majors, as the Padres rank first with a 1.81 ERA and the Giants are second with a 2.06 figure…the Giants’ nine bullpen wins lead the Majors and their .203 opponents avg. against is the third-lowest.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Fans

JUST SCORE FIRST… The Giants are 11-1 this season when they score the game’s first run and 5-10 when they don’t score first.

Leadoff Home Run

Quick Hits for April 29, 2014

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Buster Posey

BUSTER POSEY… Has made 22 starts (21 at catcher, one at 1st)…is tied for ML lead with seven caught stealings.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Pablo Sandoval

PABLO SANDOVAL… Has started 25 of 26 games (all at 3rd base) and has committed four errors in 71 chances.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Ehire Adrianza

EHIRE ADRIANZA… Had pinch-1B last night vs. Padres, as he is 2-for-8 with 2B and RBI as PH on season.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Michael Morse

BEAST MODE… OF Michael Morse is 8-for-his-last-20 with four runs scored, three HRs and eight RBI over his past six games…his team-leading 19 RBI are tied for the fifth most in the National League, while his .575 slugging percentage is the ninth highest.

Monday Night Baseball

Quick Hits for April 28, 2014

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WITH THE BATS… San Francisco ranks second in the NL in hitting 30 home runs (two behind Colorado)…the Giants have hit at least one home run in each of their last five games (10 total) and in eight of their last nine (13 in this stretch)…the Giants did not hit as many as 30 home runs in a month last season, and in fact, this is the most HRs the team has hit in a single month since hitting 31 in Sept. 2011.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014,  Brandon Crawford

BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .435 (10-for-23) against LHP…struggled with lefties last season hitting .199.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Buster Posey

BUSTER POSEY… Went 2-for-4 yesterday, which marked his first multi-hit game since April 10 vs. ARI.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Hunter Pence

HUNTER PENCE… Has hit safely in his last six contests, going 11-for-23 (.478) with two 2Bs, 3B, HR and five RBI.

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