Quick Hits for August 10, 2014

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JUAN GUTIERREZ… Has surrendered just three runs in his last 12 games (12 .2ip, 2 .13 ERA).

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BUSTER POSEY… Batting .392 (29×74) with a .444 OBP as a first baseman compared to .259 clip (79×305) and .322 OBP as a catcher

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BRANDON BELT… Was placed on the 7-day concussion DL on Aug. 8.

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ON DECK… Following today’s game the Giants will travel back to San Francisco where they will begin a five-game homestand against the White Sox (Tuesday and Wednesday) and Phillies (Friday-Sunday) .

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JUST SCORE FIRST… SF is 46-12 when they score the game’s first run and 16-43 when they don’t score first… their .793 winning pct. when scoring first is the highest in the NL.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has committed just six errors (none over last 64 games) and owns the highest fielding percentage among third baseman in the Majors ( .980) .

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BUSTER POSEY… Batting .392 (29×74) with a .444 OBP as a first baseman compared to .259 clip (79×305) and .322 OBP as a catcher

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A LONG TRIP… Today is the final game of this three-city, 10-game (11-day) road trip to New York (3-1), Milwaukee (1-2) and Kansas City (0-2) . . .the Giants are 4-5 so far on this trip and need a victory today to avoid their fourth losing road trip of the season .

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100 HOME RUNS… The Giants are just one home run shy of hitting their 100th homer this season…last year SF did not hit their 100th HR until Sept. 24 and finished with just a total of 107.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is hitting .282 (11-for-39) with five extra base hits through the first nine games of the road trip.

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