Quick Hits for October 21, 2014


TRAVIS ISHIKAWA… Hit a three-run walk-o! home run in Game Five of the NLCS o! STL’s Michael Wacha to send the Giants to the World Series.


SANTIAGO CASILLA… Has gone 17-consecutive playoff games without allowing a run, tied for the fifth-longest streak in Major League playo! history.


BRANDON CRAWFORD… On Oct. 1st at Pittsburgh, he became the first shortstop in postseason history to hit a grand slam.


THE GIANTS… Will be looking to become the second NL team to win three World Series in a  ve-year span (Cardinals – 1942, 1944, 1946).


MADISON BUMGARNER… Was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2014 NLCS, becoming the first Giants pitcher to ever win the award, dating back to 1977 when it was first awarded… went 1-0 with a 1.72 ERA (3er, 15.2ip) in two starts against STL in the LCS.


GIANTS IN THE FALL CLASSIC… The New York Giants were 5-9 lifetime in 14 appearances in the World Series and the San Francisco Giants have gone 2-3 in  ve trips to the Fall Classic…the franchise’s 53 World Series victories are the third-most all-time behind the Yankees (134) and Cardinals (58).


GREGOR BLANCO… Is on his second postseason roster (2012)…has gone 7-for-44 (.159) in 10 starts (all in CF) this postseason.


PABLO SANDOVAL… His 10 postseason doubles are the most in Giants’ franchise history.


JOE PANIK… Became the seventh rookie in Giants franchise history to hit a HR in a postseason game when he hit a two-run blast in Game Five of the NLCS.


HUNTER PENCE… Has reached base safely in 13-consecutive postseason games dating back to Game Two of the 2012 World Series vs. Detroit.

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