Quick Hits for May 25, 2014

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

GIANTS WITH BEST RECORD IN THE MAJORS… The Giants enter today’s games with the best overall winning percentage in the Majors, posting a .633 figure (31-18)…it’s the first time since 1973 that the Giants have posted the Major Leagues’ best winning pct. through a 49-game record (courtesy of Bill Arnold, Sports Features Group)…the Giants are a season-high 13 games over .500.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Tyler Colvin

TYLER COLVIN… Has gone 11-for-34 (.324) with six 2Bs, a 3B, HR and € ve RBI in his nine starts.

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

BUSTER POSEY… Has made 41 starts (35 at catcher, six at 1st)…ranks second in NL w/nine caught stealings.

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

SANDOVAL VS. NOLASCO… IF Pablo Sandoval, who is 9-for-18 in his career against RHP Ricky Nolasco, has hit two home runs, two doubles and a single in his last 10 at-bats against the Twins right-hander.

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

GIANTS ARE PERFECT SO FAR IN INTERLEAGUE… The Giants are 5-0 in Interleague and have won their last six Interleague games dating back to last season…SF will try to match a team record with their seventh consecutive Interleague win while also trying to sweep Minnesota for the FIrst time in four all-time series…the Giants haven’t won seven-straight games against the AL since June 22-July 2, 2011.

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

ANGEL PAGAN… Is hitting .389 (7-for-18) with runners in scoring position and two outs.

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

PABLO SANDOVAL… Has four home runs in his last six games…had just 19 hits in his ” rst 114 ABs of the season.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Juan Gutierrez

JUAN GUTIERREZ… Is holding opponents to just two hits in 27 at-bats (.074) at AT&T Park this season.

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

BRANDON CRAWFORD… His € five home runs this month are tied for the fourth-most in the league.

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

SERGIO ROMO… Is 16-for-18 in SV chances, with his 16 rescues ranking as the second-most in the Majors.

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