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Quick Hits for September 14, 2014

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BUSTER POSEY… Is batting .461 (41×89) with 20 runs, eight 2Bs, 3B, seven HRs and 26 RBI in his last 22 games.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… His 27 games as defensive sub are the third-most in the NL.

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JOE PANIK… Has started 55/75 games at 2nd base since being called up from triple-A Fresno June 21.

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HUNTER PENCE… Leads NL in hits (176), is second in runs (103) and total bases (282), tied for second in triples (10), third in multi-hit games (50), and is 11th in extra base hits (58).

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BUSTER POSEY… Is vying for the NL batting title for the second time in the last three seasons (2012).

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ANDREW SUSAC… His 18 RBI are the most among all NL rookies since he was first called up to the big leagues on July 26 (has 9 RBI in his last six games).

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is hitting .310 (27×87) with seven extra base hits (4 2Bs, 3B, 2 HRs), 14 RBI in last 23 games.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Leads the Majors with a .462 avg. (18×39) vs. LH pitching since the break.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Recorded his last win on August 16, 2014 vs. Philadelphia.

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HUNTER STRICKLAND… Has appeared in five big league games, tossing 4.1-scoreless innings. w/ five Ks.

Quick Hits for September 10, 2014

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PANIK’S FIVE HITS… IF Joe Panik became the sixth Giants rookie to record at least five hits in a game last night, going a perfect 5-for-5 (all singles)…however, he did not score a run, record a RBI and had no extra base hits…at 23 years old, he became the youngest player with that line in any game since Hank Aaron in 1958 (Aug. 27, 1958 at SF) (Elias)…no player had ever recorded at least five hits without scoring or driving in a run since RBI became an offcial statistic in 1920 (Elias).

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PETIT PUTTING UP HISTORIC STRIKEOUT/WALK NUMBERS… RHP Yusmeiro Petit struck out nine without issuing a walk in his complete-game 5-1 victory over the Diamondbacks last night…in nine games (three starts) since July 26, Petit has struck out 39 batters and issued just one walk…according to the Elias Sports Bureau, only two other pitchers in the modern era (since 1900) have recorded as many as 39 strikeouts and as few as one walk over any nine-game span…Greg Maddux had overlapping spans of 49/1 and 45/0 K/BB in 2001 and David Wells struck out 42 with just one walk over nine consecutive outings spanning the 2002 and 2003 seasons.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Is 15-for-his-last-35 (.429), raising his batting average from .187 to his current .237 clip.

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ANGEL PAGAN… Is hitting .500 (18×36) with a HR and six RBI in eight games against Arizona this season.

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ADAM SUSAC… His 18 RBI are the most among all NL rookies since he was first called up to the big leagues on July 26 (has 9 RBI in his last five games).

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on July 26 (has 9 RBI in his last ! ve games).

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GREGOR BLANCO… Has gone 20-for-54 (.370) in his last 18 games, raising his avg. from .237 to .264.

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HUNTER PENCE… Leads NL in hits (172), is second in runs (101), is second in total bases (278), tied for second in triples (10), third in multi-hit games (49), and is 10th in extra base hits (58).

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GIANT OFFENSE – ONE OF THE BEST SINCE THE BREAK… The Giants’ offense has been one of the best in baseball since the All-Star break, ranking first in runs/game, team batting average and team batting average with runners in scoring position, while ranking third in team OPS.

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IN THE STANDINGS – GIANTS WILD CARD LEADER… With last night’s victory, the Giants gained a game on the first-place Dodgers in the NL West and now enter play tonight just 2.5 games behind LA…the Giants hold a season-high 4.0 game lead over the Pirates for the top NL Wild Card spot.

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SAN FRANCISCO’S WINNING WAYS… The Giants, who are 14 games over .500, have won 10 of their last 13 games and 13 of their last 19…beginning Aug. 13, the Giants have gone 16-8 (.667), tied with the Cardinals for the third-highest winning pct. in the Majors, behind the Angels (20-6, .769) and Nationals (18-8, .692).

Quick Hits for September 2, 2014

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BUSTER POSEY… Is batting .469 (23×49) with 13 runs, four 2Bs, 3B, ” ve HRs and 14 RBI in his last 11 games.

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COMING IN HOT… Despite yesterday’s loss, the Giants have still won nine of their last 13 games…they enter tonight’s contest just 2.0 games behind the first-place Dodgers in the NL West, the club’s smallest deficit since Aug. 6…SF hasn’t been 1.0 game back since Aug. 4…the Giants are also 1.5 ahead of the Brewers for the top NL Wild Card spot.

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MATT DUFFY… ad his contract purchased from double-A Richmond on Aug. 1.

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ANDREW SUSAC… Is 11-for-31 (.355) with two homers and 11 RBI in his last eight starts.

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ANGEL PAGAN… Has a hit in each of his last six games, going 11-for-27 (.407) during the stretch.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Has a hit in each of his last six games and has gone 10-for-31 (.323) in his last 11 games.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Has appeared in 130 games, the second most games he has appeared in during ML career (146 w/WSH in 2011)…has started 125 times this season (82 in LF, 39 at 1B, 4 DH).

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BUSTER POSEY… Leads the club with 24 RBI in the 7th inning or later.

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PENCE LOOKING TO JOIN BOBBY BONDS, WILLIE MAYS IN SELECT CLUB… Pence has hit 29 2Bs, 10 3Bs and 19 HRs this season and needs just one more double and one homer to join Willie Mays (1958 – 33 2Bs, 11 3Bs, 29 HRs) and Bobby Bonds (1970 – 36 2Bs, 10 3Bs, 26 HRs) as the only San Francisco Giants with at least 30+ 2Bs, 10+ 3Bs and 20+ HRs in a single season.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has matched his home run total from all of last season and his 14 HRs this year are his most in a campaign since 2011 (23 HRs).

Quick Hits for September 1, 2014

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ANGEL PAGAN… Is 10-for-22 (.455) over his last five games.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Led Giants’ offense yesterday, going 3-for-4 with three runs, a triple and two-run HR.

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BUSTER POSEY… Is batting .455 (20×44) with 11 runs, three 2Bs, 3B, five HRs and 13 RBI in his last 10 games.

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TIMHUDSON… Reached the 2,000 strikeout plateau in his last start vs. Colorado, joining CC Sabathia (2,437), A.J. Burnett (2,337) and Bartolo Colon (2,080) as the only active players with 2,000 or more career strikeouts.

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MATT DUFFY… Has started eight games (four at 2B and four at SS) for the Giants.

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HUNTER PENCE… Has hit safely in a season-high 13-consecutive games, batting .404 (21-for-52).

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AUGUST WAS GOOD… After a 10-16 month of June and 12-14 July, the Giants posted a 16-12 (.571) record last month, the third-best in the NL behind Washington (19-10, .655) and San Diego (16-11, .593)…the Giants led the NL with a .288 batting average in August and averaged a league-high 4.86 runs per game…Giants pitchers finished the month with a 3.23 ERA (4th-best).

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VOTE PANIK… IF Joe Panik led all National League rookies in batting average (.379), on-base pct. (.416) and hits (36) last month, while tying for fourth in RBI (11)…Panik’s 36 hits in August are the most by a Giants rookie in a single month since C Buster Posey had 43 in July of 2010.

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ANDREW SUSAC… Drove in a season-high three runs yesterday while recording a season-best three hits.

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LET’S KEEP THIS WIN STREAK GOING… SF hasn’t won seven or more consecutive games since an eight-game run from Sept. 11-18, 2011, and they can match that streak if they go undefeated today.

Quick Hits for August 26, 2014

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BETTER AGAINST OPPONENTS UNDER .500… San Francisco is 36-28 (.563) against opponents under .500 this season and 32-34 (.485) against opponents above .500…20 of SF’s ! nal 32 games will come against opponents under .500.

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ANDREW SUSAC…Hit his second career HR last night and his # rst at AT&T Park.

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ANGEL PAGAN… Is 9-for-his-last-28 (.321) at the plate.

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AT THE HELM… Manager Bruce Bochy is just two wins away from 1,600 managerial victories in his 20-year career…when he earns his 1,600th victory, he’ll pass Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda for sole possession of 19th place on the all-time list for victories.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has 12 hits in his last 24 at-bats.

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ABOUT LAST NIGHT… The Giants have followed three straight wins with three consecutive losses, dropping last night’s contest 3-2…SF committed a season-high four errors and grounded into a season-high four double-plays…the Rockies won away from Coors Field for only the fourth time in 27 games since sweeping the Giants at AT&T Park in mid-June.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Is 7-for-his-last-12 and his batting .350 (14×40) over his last 29 games.

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SERGIO ROMO… Has held opponents scoreless in his last 12 outings since July 22 (6h, 11.0ip), recording 16 Ks.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Is hitting .373 (19-for-51) with one HR and nine RBI in his past 16 games.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Opps are hitting .325 (13×40) o! him w/RISP and .389 (7×18) o! him w/RISP and two outs.

Quick Hits for August 10, 2014

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JUAN GUTIERREZ… Has surrendered just three runs in his last 12 games (12 .2ip, 2 .13 ERA).

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BUSTER POSEY… Batting .392 (29×74) with a .444 OBP as a first baseman compared to .259 clip (79×305) and .322 OBP as a catcher

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BRANDON BELT… Was placed on the 7-day concussion DL on Aug. 8.

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ON DECK… Following today’s game the Giants will travel back to San Francisco where they will begin a five-game homestand against the White Sox (Tuesday and Wednesday) and Phillies (Friday-Sunday) .

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JUST SCORE FIRST… SF is 46-12 when they score the game’s first run and 16-43 when they don’t score first… their .793 winning pct. when scoring first is the highest in the NL.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has committed just six errors (none over last 64 games) and owns the highest fielding percentage among third baseman in the Majors ( .980) .

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BUSTER POSEY… Batting .392 (29×74) with a .444 OBP as a first baseman compared to .259 clip (79×305) and .322 OBP as a catcher

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A LONG TRIP… Today is the final game of this three-city, 10-game (11-day) road trip to New York (3-1), Milwaukee (1-2) and Kansas City (0-2) . . .the Giants are 4-5 so far on this trip and need a victory today to avoid their fourth losing road trip of the season .

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100 HOME RUNS… The Giants are just one home run shy of hitting their 100th homer this season…last year SF did not hit their 100th HR until Sept. 24 and finished with just a total of 107.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is hitting .282 (11-for-39) with five extra base hits through the first nine games of the road trip.

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