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Quick Hits for October 21, 2014

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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.

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

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

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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).

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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.

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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).

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

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

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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.

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

NLCS Pregame

NLCS Game 5 – The Home Runs

NLCS Game 4

Quick Hits for October 14, 2014

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TIM HUDSON… Is making his first career start in the National League Championship Series after tossing more than 3,000 innings in the regular season…according to Stats, Inc., only two other pitchers had amassed more regular season innings before making their first start in this round – Chuck Finley (3,197.1) and Juan Marichal (3,071.2).

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JOE PANIK… Has gone 9-for-33 (.273) in his first seven postseason games…however, is just 3-for-his-last-23 at the plate.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is 6-for-29 (.207) with a HR (grand slam in WC game at PIT) and five RBI in five postseason games in 2014…however, is just 2-for-his-last-20 at the plate.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is on his third postseason roster (2011 with Philadelphia, 2012 with San Francisco)…is 7-for-29 (.241) with four runs, two 2Bs this postseason.

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BRANDON BELT… Has been the Giants’ hottest hitter this postseason, going 9-for-25 (.360) with a homer and six RBI…has reached base safely in 15 of 32 plate appearances.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… His 29 games as a defensive sub were tied for the third-most in NL.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Has been unscored upon in each of his last 15 postseason outings (15.1ip, 12 Ks).

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PABLO SANDOVAL… IF Pablo Sandoval has reached base safely in 20-consecutive postseason games dating back to Game 4 of the NLDS on Oct. 10, 2012…the streak is the longest active mark in the Majors.

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TIED 1-1… SF has gone just 4-10 in best-of-seven series when tied 1-1…however, they won the 2012 NLCS against the Cardinals after that series started 1-1.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Is on his second postseason roster, having been on the Washington Nationals NLDS roster in 2012. He batted .263 (5-for-19) with a home run and two RBI in five games during the 2012 NLDS.

NLCS – Outtakes

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