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Quick Hits for April 15, 2014

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Brandon Crawford

CRAWFORD SPLASH… IF Brandon Crawford hit a 10th inning solo home run to beat the Rockies, 5-4, on Sunday… It was the Giants’ first game-ending four-bagger since Angel Pagan hit a two-run, 10th inning inside-the-park homer, also against Colorado, on May 25, 2013…Crawford’s homer was his first career game-ending home run, his first career “Splash Hit” home run and his second career game-ending hit (also: July 24, 2012 vs. San Diego; single).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Pablo Sandoval

PABLO SANDOVAL… Recorded his first multi-hit game of the season on Sunday.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Brandon Hicks

BRANDON HICKS… Is 3-for-4 with five walks with runners in scoring position.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, AT&T Park

THE GIANTS… Have gone 3-3 on this nine-game, 10-day homestand against Arizona (1-2), Colorado (2-1) and now Los Angeles…the Giants have averaged 4.3 runs per game here on this homestand, hitting .244 (.227 with RISP).

Quick Hits for September 29, 2013

TODAY’S GAME…  The Giants face the San Diego Padres today in the €final game of this
three game series and the €final game of the 2013 regular season…RHP Tyson Ross (3-8,
3.10) is scheduled to face RHP Guillermo Moscoso (2-2, 4.21).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Fans

FINISHING STRONG…Beginning Aug. 24, the Giants have gone 19-14 (.576), the third-best winning pct. among NL teams since that date, behind Washington (22-11, .667) and St. Louis (21-12, .636).

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Fans

BEST AGAINST THE WEST…The Giants have gone 43-32 (.573) against NL West opponents this season, which ranks as the best record against the NL West within the division…SF is 24-12 at home against the West and 19-20 on the road.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Fans

DID YOU KNOW?… The Giants won the season series versus the D-backs (12-7), Dodgers (11-8), Rockies (10-9) and Padres (10-8) this season and in fact, have not lost a season series within the division since going 6-12 to the Padres in 2010.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Fans

SERIES NOTES…The Giants have gone 10-8 against the Padres this season, going 6-2 here at home and 4-6 on the road…it marks the third straight year that the Giants have won the season series versus San Diego.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Fans

THE GIANTS…Dropped a 9-3 decision to the Padres yesterday and are 3-2 on this €final homestand of the season against the Dodgers (2-1) and Padres (1-1)…the Giants have still won nine of their last 14 games and 12 of 19.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Fans

THANK YOU GIANTS FANS!…The Giants have sold out their last 245 regular season home games, dating back to Oct. 1, 2010…it’s the longest active regular season home sellout streak in the Majors…this year’s season total attendance is 3,327,611, marking the fourth consecutive year and the 12th overall that the Giants have gone over the three million mark at home.

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SET AGAINST SAN DIEGO (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Sunday, Sept. 29 vs. San Diego (1:05): RHP Tyson Ross (3-8, 3.10) vs. RHP Matt Cain (8-10, 4.00) – CSN-BA

note: all games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/81 home games and two road contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes (Spanish)

Quick Hits for September 28, 2013

TODAY’S GAME…The Giants face the San Diego Padres today in the middle game of this three game series and the final series of the season…LHP Eric Stults (10-13, 3.94) is scheduled to face RHP Yusmeiro Petit (4-0, 2.84).

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GOING FOR 162…Pence has started every one of the Giants’ 160 games this season and could become the first Giants player in the SF-era (since 1958) to start every regular season game in a season, and the first since Alvin Dark started all 154 games for the New York Giants in 1954…Pence can also become the first Giants player since Bobby Thomson to start every game of a season in the outfield…Thomson started all 156 games in center field during the 1949 season for the New York Giants.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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BRANDON BELT… Has hit .342 (64×187) with seven HRs and 26 RBI since Aug. 1.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Hit .294 with five HRs and 28 RBI over the first two and a half months (April 1-June 14).

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TONY ABREU… Is 12-for-31 with four doubles, two triples, a homer and seven RBI in his past nine games… Is batting .327 with eight extra-base hits against left-handed pitchers.

september 27, 2013, sf giants, photo, RYAN VOGELSONG

FINISHING STRONG…Beginning Aug. 24, the Giants have gone 19-13 (.594), the third-best winning pct. among NL teams since that date.

september 27, 2013, sf giants, photo, TEAM

A WINNING MONTH…The Giants have gone 15-10 (.600) this month, which is tied with San Diego for the third-best winning pct. among NL teams behind St. Louis (.680, 17-8) and Washington (.680, 17-8)…this is the Giants’ first winning month of the season since May (14-13).

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SET AGAINST SAN DIEGO (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Saturday, Sept. 28 vs. San Diego (1:05): LHP Eric Stults (10-13, 3.94) vs. RHP Yusmeiro Petit (4-0, 2.84) – CSN-BA 
  • Sunday, Sept. 29 vs. San Diego (1:05): RHP Tyson Ross (3-8, 3.10) vs. RHP Matt Cain (8-10, 4.00) – CSN-BA

note: all games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/81 home games and two road contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes (Spanish)

Quick Hits for September 27, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME…The Giants face the San Diego Padres tonight in the first game of this three game series and the final series of the season… RHP Burch Smith (1-2, 5.87) is slated to face  RHP Ryan Vogelsong (3-6, 5.90).

buster posey, tim lincecum, september 26, 2013, sf giants, photo

THE GIANTS…Earned a 3-2 win last night over the Dodgers and took two of three games from LA to start this € final homestand of the season…the Giants have won eight of their last 12 games and 11 of their last 17.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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RYAN VOGELSONG… Is 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA (2er, 13.0ip) in his two career starts against the Padres at AT&T Park.

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MICHAEL KICKHAM… Was recalled from triple-A Fresno on Aug. 23…this is his gifth appearance with SF this season.

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ANGEL PAGAN… Recorded the game winning home run off LAD’s Paco Rodriguez in the 8th inning last night.

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HUNTER PENCE… Has started 168-consecutive games, the longest streak in the NL and second-longest in the Majors.

september 26, 2013, sf giants, photo

GREGOR BLANCO… Is batting .314 (44-for-140) during the day, which is the eighth highest figure in the NL.

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SET AGAINST SAN DIEGO (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Friday, Sept. 27 vs. San Diego (7:15): RHP Burch Smith (1-2, 5.87) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (3-6, 5.90) – CSN-BA
  • Saturday, Sept. 28 vs. San Diego (1:05): LHP Eric Stults (10-13, 3.94) vs. RHP Yusmeiro Petit (4-0, 2.84) – CSN-BA 
  • Sunday, Sept. 29 vs. San Diego (1:05): RHP Tyson Ross (3-8, 3.10) vs. RHP Matt Cain (8-10, 4.00) – CSN-BA

note: all games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/81 home games and two road contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes (Spanish)

Quick Hits for September 25, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME…The Giants face the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight in the second game of this three game series…RHP Ricky Nolasco (13-10, 3.55) is scheduled to face LHP Barry Zito (4-11, 5.91).

september 24, 2013, sf giants, photo AT&T Park

TONY ABREU… Recorded his second home run of the season and first career homer at AT&T Park last night.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

september 24, 2013, sf giants, photo AT&T Park

FRANCISCO PEGUERO… Was recalled from triple-A Fresno on Sept. 3, marking his third recall with the Giants this season.

september 24, 2013, sf giants, photo AT&T Park

ANGEL PAGAN… Was reinstated from the 60-day DL on Aug. 30…is 24-for-77 (.312) in 20 games since his return.

september 24, 2013, sf giants, photo AT&T Park

JUAN PEREZ… Went 0-for-4 last night but was 6-for-11 at the plate in his previous three games.

september 24, 2013, sf giants, photo AT&T Park

WE PLAY THEM CLOSE…11 of the Giants’ last 16 games have been decided by just one run.

september 24, 2013, sf giants, photo AT&T Park

SERIES NOTES…The Giants and Dodgers conclude their season series with these three games this week…SF is 9-8 against LA this season, with the Giants winning four of the last seven games…San Francisco has not lost a season series to Los Angeles since 2009 when they went 7-11.

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SERIES VS. LOS ANGELES AND UPCOMING SET VS. SAN DIEGO(ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Wednesday, Sept. 25 vs. Los Angeles (7:15): RHP Ricky Nolasco (13-10, 3.55) vs. LHP Barry Zito (4-11, 5.91) – CSN-BA
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 vs. Los Angeles (7:15): RHP Edinson Volquez (9-12, 5.77) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (10-14, 4.44) – CSN-BA
  • Friday, Sept. 27 vs. San Diego (7:15): RHP Burch Smith (1-2, 5.87) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (3-6, 5.90) – CSN-BA

  • Saturday, Sept. 28 vs. San Diego (1:05): LHP Eric Stults (10-13, 3.94) vs. RHP Yusmeiro Petit (4-0, 2.84) – CSN-BA 
  • Sunday, Sept. 29 vs. San Diego (1:05): RHP Tyson Ross (3-8, 3.10) vs. RHP Matt Cain (8-10, 4.00) – CSN-BA

note: all games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/81 home games and two road contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes (Spanish)

Quick Hits for September 24, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME… The Giants face the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight in the first game of a three game series… LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu (13-7, 3.03) is scheduled to face  RHP Matt Cain (8-9, 4.06).

mariano rivera retirement ceremony, exit sandman, september 22, 2013, sf giants, photo, new york yankee, yankee stadium

HECTOR SANCHEZ… Is 23-for-77 (.299) with three HRs and 15 RBI in his last 30 games.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

mariano rivera retirement ceremony, exit sandman, september 22, 2013, sf giants, photo, new york yankee, yankee stadium

FINAL ROAD RECORD…San Francisco completed their road portion of the 2013 campaign with a record of 36-46 (.425).

mariano rivera retirement ceremony, exit sandman, september 22, 2013, sf giants, photo, new york yankee, yankee stadium

ANGEL PAGAN… Was reinstated from the 60-day DL on Aug. 30…is 22-for-73 (.301) in 19 games since his return… Is batting .339 (19-for-56) with runners in scoring position.

mariano rivera retirement ceremony, exit sandman, september 22, 2013, sf giants, photo, new york yankee, yankee stadium

NICK NOONAN… Has hit .216 (22-for-102) with two doubles and  five RBI in 57 games (15 starts) for SF this season… Hit .255 (42-for-164) in 48 games for triple-A Fresno.

mariano rivera retirement ceremony, exit sandman, september 22, 2013, sf giants, photo, new york yankee, yankee stadium

JAVIER LOPEZ… Has blanked opponents in his last 18 games (11.1ip), allowing just six baserunners.

mariano rivera retirement ceremony, exit sandman, september 22, 2013, sf giants, photo, new york yankee, yankee stadium

SERGIO ROMO… Has held opponents scoreless in 14 of his last 16 games…is 9 for his last 10 in SVO.

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR SERIES VS. LOS ANGELES (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Tuesday, Sept. 24 vs. Los Angeles (7:15): LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu (13-7, 3.03) vs. RHP Matt Cain (8-9, 4.06) – CSN-BA
  • Wednesday, Sept. 25 vs. Los Angeles (7:15): RHP Ricky Nolasco (13-10, 3.55) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (13-9, 2.77) – CSN-BA
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 vs. Los Angeles (7:15): RHP Edinson Volquez (9-12, 5.77) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (10-14, 4.44) – CSN-BA

note: all games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/81 home games and two road contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes (Spanish)

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