September 3rd, 2014

Catcher On The Rise

giants magazine, september 2010, buster posey, catcher on the rise

Quick Hits for September 3, 2014

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MICHAEL MORSE… Is hitting .295 (87-for-295) against RH pitchers and is 16-for-his-last-50 (.320) against them.

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BUSTER POSEY… Is hitting .351 (79-for-225) on the road, which is the highest clip in the Majors.

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MATT DUFFY… Played college ball at Long Beach State (2010-12) and was drafted by SF in ’12 (18th round).

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GIANTS STAYING HOT… The Giants’ .547 (76-63) winning pct. this season is the third-best in the NL, behind WSH (.569, 78-59) and LAD (.561, 78-61)…SF has gone 13-6 (.684) in the last three weeks (since Aug. 13)…only the Nationals (14-5, .737) and Dodgers (14-6, .700) have been better.

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ANGEL PAGAN… Has hit safely in 13 of his last 14 games, batting .333 (21-for-63).

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ANGEL PAGAN… Has a hit in each of his last seven games, going 12-for-31 (.387) during the stretch.

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POSEY AT THE PLATE… C Buster Posey has gone 11-for-19 (.579) in his last four games and is 26-for-54 (.481) with 16 runs scored, six home runs and 18 RBI over his past 12 contests…13 of his 26 hits have gone for extra bases (6 doubles, triple)…Posey, who is 6-for-10 in this series, has a .382 career batting average against the Rockies and a .406 mark here at Coors Field.

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HUNTER PENCE’S HIT STREAK… OF Hunter Pence has hit safely in a season-high 15 consecutive games, the longest by a Giants player this year, the longest active streak in the NL and second-longest in the Majors, behind LAA’s Erick Aybar (17 games)…Pence has hit .393 (24-for-61) with 17 runs, three 2Bs, 3B, three HRs and 15 RBI during this streak.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has committed eight errors on the year and his .977 ! elding pct. is the third-highest among third baseman in NL….had career-best 73-game errorless streak May 25-Aug. 22.

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TIM LINCECUM… Has made nine relief appearances in his career (six in postseason), going 2-0 with a 1.80 ERA (4er, 20.ip) and a .174 opponents avg. against.

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