Quick Hits for October 12, 2014

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Recorded his third career postseason three-hit game last night, tied for the most such games in Giants franchise history…now has 10 postseason multi-hit games, the most in Giants’ postseason history (SF-era).

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TRAVIS ISHIKAWA… Recorded his first career multi-hit game in the postseason last night, going 2-for-3 with a RBI

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HUNTER PENCE… Was the most durable player on SF’s roster in 2014, starting all but one of the Giants’ 162 games…played all but 23 defensive innings.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Started 92 of 162 games, making 56 starts in center field and 36 in left…committed just one error in 226 total chances (6 assists).

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HASN’T HAPPENED IN A WHILE… The last time the Giants lost a postseason game on the road was Game Four of the NLCS on October 18, 2012, when they lost an 8-3 decision to the Cardinals here at Busch Stadum.

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GIANTS WINNING WAYS… San Francisco has won eight consecutive postseason rounds since 2010, the longest such streak since the Yankees won 11 in a row from 1998-2001.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Has gone 26-for-82 (.317) with three home runs and 17 RBI in his past 22 games (including postseason).

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TONIGHT’S STARTER… RHP Jake Peavy is 5-0 with a 1.01 ERA (5er, 44.2ip) and a .183 opponent batting average in his last seven starts dating back to August 30 (includes postseason)…the Giants have won all seven of those starts, outscoring their opponents 30-11.

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POSTSEASON HISTORY… The Giants franchise owns seven World Championships (1905, 1921, 1922, 1933, 1954, 2010, 2012), 20 Pennants and this is the 27th playoff appearance in the teams history…overall, the Giants have gone 89-83-2 (win-loss-tied) in the postseason since 1900 (14-15 in League Division Series, 21-14 in League Championship Series and 53-54-2 in World Series).

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ON THE MOUND… Giants starting pitchers have fashioned an 0.85 ERA (4er, 42.1ip) and .166 opponents batting average in six postseason games this season…according to ESPN Stats & Info, their 0.85 ERA currently ranks as the third-lowest in postseason history for an NL team (and sixth lowest overall), trailing the 1905 Giants (0.00 ERA) and the 2014 Nationals (0.73).

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