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4 Runs Scored!

Quick Hits for April 20, 2014

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WITHIN THE DIVISION… The Giants are in a stretch in which they are playing their  rst 22 games and 25 of their first 28 against NL West opponents…the only team outside the division that SF plays in the month of April is the Cleveland Indians for a three game home set, April 25-27.

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BUSTER POSEY…Has made 15 starts (14 at catcher and one at 1st base)…

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .438 (7-for-16) against LHP…struggled with lefties last season hitting .199.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Accounted for SF’s lone run last night, hitting a solo home run in the 5th inning.

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Quick Hits for April 19, 2014

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is a career .309 hitter (55-for-178) with 10 HRs and 26 RBI here at Petco Park.

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BELT WITH ANOTHER HOMER… IF Brandon Belt accounted for the Giants’ only run last night, hitting a solo homer in the 9th off Huston Street…Belt, who has now homered in every ball park this season (Chase, Dodger, AT&T and Petco), enters today’s game tied for the Major League lead with six home runs.

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CLOSE CALLS… The Giants have played eight straight one run games, going 4-4…according to Elias, the last team to play eight straight one run games was the Twins from July 10-20, 2005…it’s also tied for the longest such streak in Giants franchise history (the New York Giants played eight consecutive games decided by one run from August 11-17, 1910).

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ANGEL PAGAN… His nine multi-hit games are tied with Mike Trout and Chase Utley for the most in the big leagues and his 25 hits are tied for the third-most.

Another 1 Run Game

The Giants have now played eight straight one run games, going 4-4…it’s the first time the Giants have played this many one run games in a row since Aug. 11-17, 1910.

Quick Hits for April18, 2014

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THE GIANTS… Completed their ” rst homestand of the season, finishing with a 5-4 record against Arizona (1-2), Colorado (2-1) and Los Angeles (2-1)…SF hit .243 on the home stand while averaging 3.6 runs per game (32 runs)…the pitching staff fashioned a 2.93 ERA.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Made his 2014 debut yesterday, tossing 2.0-scoreless innings while allowing one hit.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Has appeared in 13/16 games, mostly as a defensive replacement (two starts ; one in LF, one in CF).

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HUNTER PENCE… Has started to heat up with five hits in his last 11 at-bats and has gone 9-for-27 (.333) in his past seven games.

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