April 27th, 2014

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.

First Sweep

Quick Hits for April 27, 2014

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

SNAPPING OUT OF IT… Buster Posey homered off RHP Chen-Chang Lee in the 6th inning yesterday, snapping a 24 at-bat hitless streak vs. right handed pitchers, the longest such streak of his ML career…Posey’s longest hitless streak vs. righties prior to this one was 16 ABs in Aug. 2013 (Elias).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo 2014, Sergio Romo

GIANT RELIEF AT HOME… The Giants bullpen has combined to toss 19.0-consecutive scoreless innings here at AT&T Park…they have fashioned a 0.45 ERA (2er, 39.2ip) in 11 games at home this season, which is the lowest home bullpen ERA in the Majors.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo 2014, Gregor Blanco

GREGOR BLANCO… His pinch-hit single in the 5th inning drove in SF’s first run and ignited a four-run rally.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo 2014, Angel Pagan

ANGEL PAGAN… Is hitting .348 clip (8-for-23) with RISP.

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