April 15th, 2014

Lucky 42

Tonight was a special night thought Major League Baseball as we honored the legacy of Jackie Robinson.  67 years ago today, Jackie Robinson broke into the Major Leagues with the Brooklyn Dodgers and broke the color barrier at Ebbets Field before a crowd of 26,623 spectators – aproximately 14,000 of whom were African-American.  For the game today, baseball families came together to remember his lasting legacy with every payer and coach wearing number 42 to celebrate the diversity and connectivity of our National Pastime.


Quick Hits for April 15, 2014

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

CRAWFORD SPLASH… IF Brandon Crawford hit a 10th inning solo home run to beat the Rockies, 5-4, on Sunday… It was the Giants’ first game-ending four-bagger since Angel Pagan hit a two-run, 10th inning inside-the-park homer, also against Colorado, on May 25, 2013…Crawford’s homer was his first career game-ending home run, his first career “Splash Hit” home run and his second career game-ending hit (also: July 24, 2012 vs. San Diego; single).

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

PABLO SANDOVAL… Recorded his first multi-hit game of the season on Sunday.

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

BRANDON HICKS… Is 3-for-4 with five walks with runners in scoring position.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, AT&T Park

THE GIANTS… Have gone 3-3 on this nine-game, 10-day homestand against Arizona (1-2), Colorado (2-1) and now Los Angeles…the Giants have averaged 4.3 runs per game here on this homestand, hitting .244 (.227 with RISP).


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