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NLCS Game 2

NLCS – Game 1

Quick Hits for October 7, 2014

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Has been unscored upon in each of his last 14 postseason outings (13.1ip, 11 Ks).

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IN GOOD POSITION… Teams holding a 2-1 lead in a best-of- ve series have won the series 52 of 71 times (.732) in MLB history…the last team to come back from a 2-0 deficit to win a five game series was San Francisco in 2012 against Cincinnati.

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WINNING WAYS… Despite yesterday’s loss, the Giants have still won 14 of their last 18 postseason games and 24 of the last 33…beginning with the 2010 postseason, the Giants have gone 25-10 (.714) in the playoffs.

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GIANTS IN CLINCHING GAMES… The Giants are 15-10 (.600) all-time in potential series clinching games and 5-3 (.625) in such games at home.

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GIANTS VERSUS LEFT-HANDERS… The Giants posted a record of 30-30 against left-handed starting pitchers in 2014…SF hit .258 against southpaws, the fourth-highest clip in the NL…IF Brandon Crawford posted the seventh-highest batting average in the NL against left-handed pitchers, hitting .320.

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GREAT GAME FOUR RECORD… The Giants are 8-2 in their last 10 postseason Game Four’s.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Started 92 of 162 games, making 56 starts in center field and 36 in left…committed just one error in 226 total chances (6 assists).

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TRAVIS ISHIKAWA… Returned to SF (was with Giants’ organization from 2002-2011) inking a minor league deal in April after having spent parts of the last three seasons with Brewers, Orioles, Yankees and Pirates.

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BRANDON BELT… Has been the Giants’ hottest hitter this postseason, going 7-for-17 (.412) with a homer and five RBI…has reached base safely in 10 of 20 plate appearances.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Started a career-best 153 games (150 at third base and three as the designated hitter)…committed just 11 errors in 382 total chances at third base, tied for the second-fewest miscues of his career…his .971 fielding percentage ranked as the third-best among NL third basemen.

Quick Hits for October 6, 2014

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HUNTER PENCE…

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BUSTER POSEY…

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BRANDON CRAWFORD…

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TRAVIS ISHIKAWA…

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BRANDON BELT…

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JOE PANIK…

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BRUCE BOCHY…

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PABLO SANDOVAL…

NLDS – The First Two Games

Quick Hits for October 3, 2014

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GIANTS IN ELIMINATION GAMES… The Giants’ seven straight postseason wins when facing elimination match the Kansas City Royals for the longest streak all-time…both streaks are active, as the Royals extended their streak on Tuesday (Elias).

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JAKE PEAVY… Is on his fourth career postseason roster, having also appeared in the postseason with the Padres in 2005 and 2006 and then winning a World Series ring with the Red Sox last season.

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BUMGARNER’S BIG NIGHT… LHP Madison Bumgarner became the third pitcher to toss a shutout with at least 10 strikeouts in a winner-take-all postseason game, joining Sandy Koufax (Dodgers vs. Twins in 1965 WS) and Justin Verlander (Tigers vs. A’s in 2012 ALDS) (Elias).

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LOPSIDED WIN… Bumgarner’s 8-0 victory represented the most lopsided complete-game shutout in a postseason game since Bret Saberhagen’s 11-0 shutout for the Royals over the Cardinals in Game Seven of the 1985 World Series (Elias).

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BUSTER POSEY… His 32 postseason games are already the most in Giants franchise history (Barry Bonds, J.T. Snow are second with 28).

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JOE PANIK… On his first postseason roster…went 3-for-5 in his ! rst game on Wednesday at Pittsburgh…became the fourth Giants rookie to have three-or-more hits in a single postseason game, joining Freddie Lindstrom (1924), Buster Posey (2010) and Bill Terry (1924).

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PABLO’S POSTSEASON HIT STREAK… IF Pablo Sandoval’s  rst inning single on Wednesday extended his postseason hitting streak to 11 games, the longest current postseason hit streak in the Majors…it also matches the longest postseason hitting streak in Giants history, accomplished by two other players: Marco Scutaro (2012) and Irish Meusel (1921-1922) (Elias).

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BRANDON BELT… Went 2-for-3 with a run and three RBI on Wednesday at PIT…had three career RBI in 40 regular season ABs against PIT prior to the game.

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

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