June 5th, 2014

Rising Son

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Quick Hits for June 5, 2014

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GIANTS VERSUS LEAKE… OF Tyler Colvin is 6-for-17 (.353) lifetime with four HRs and eight RBI against Leake…it’s the most HRs Leake has surrendered to a player in his career…IF Pablo Sandoval is 8-for-14 (.571) in his career against Leake with two HRs and three RBI… OF Hunter Pence is 10-for-22 (.455) and is 7-for-his-last-15.

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ANGEL PAGAN… Has hit safely in nine of his past 12 games, batting .326 (14-for-43) with 11 runs scored.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is batting .344 (22-for-64) vs. left-handed pitchers.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Has raised his batting average by 132 points from .100 to his current .232 mark by hitting .357 (15-for-42) in his past 18 games…has 11 hits in his last 26 at-bats (.423).

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TOMORROW’S STARTER… Matt Cain will make his 13th career start against the Mets…is 5-5 lifetime with a 3.57 ERA in 12 starts

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BUSTER POSEY… Has made 48 starts (39 at catcher, nine at 1st)…is tied for second in NL w/10 caught stealings.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Has held opponents scoreless in 19 of his 21 appearances.

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WINNING WAYS… The Giants are a season-best 17.0 games over .500 and hold the largest lead of any division leader, with a season-high 8.0 game lead over the second place Dodgers.

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GIANTS WITH BEST RECORD IN THE MAJORS… The Giants enter today’s game with the Majors’ best record at 38-21 (.644), one game better than the Oakland A’s (37-22, .627).

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YUSMEIRO PETIT… Has made five spot starts, filling in for Matt Cain four times and Tim Hudson once.

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