Results tagged ‘ Brandon Belt ’

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.

Quick Hits for October 1, 2014

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MADISON BUMGARNER… On his third postseason roster (2010, 2012), Bumgarner has gone 3-2 with a 3.79 ERA (15er, 35.2ip) in seven postseason games (6 starts).

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HUNTER PENCE… Is on his third postseason roster (2011 with Philadelphia, 2012 with San Francisco)…is 17-for-81 (.210) w/HR, eight RBI in 21 games.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Overall, hit .364 (24-for-66) in the 2012 postseason with six HRs, 13 RBI…his 24 hits were one shy of the all-time postseason record.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… At 25 years old he became the ! fth-youngest Giants player to start at SS in a postseason game since Matt Williams in 1989 (23).

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GIANTS IN ELIMINATION GAMES – KEEP THE WIN STREAK GOING… The Giants are 17-17 all-time in elimination postseason games…SF has won each of their last six elimination games, all of which came in 2012…the Giants became just the second team to win six straight elimination games in a single postseason in 2012, joining the 1985 Royals.

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BUSTER POSEY… His 31 postseason games are already the most in Giants franchise history (Barry Bonds, J.T. Snow are second with 28).

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POSTSEASON WIN STREAK… The Giants have won each of their last seven postseason games, the club’s longest postseason win streak in franchise history.

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PAST POSTSEASON HISTORY BETWEEN GIANTS-PIRATES… SF and PIT are meeting in the postseason for just the second time…they also met in the 1971 NLCS, with the Pirates winning the best-of-seven series, 3-games-to-1.

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JOE PANIK… Went 31-for-83 (.373) versus left-handed pitchers…since the team moved to San Francisco in 1958, only two Giants rookie left-handed batters hit at least .300 against southpaws in at least 50 at-bats: Willie McCovey in 1959 (.340) and Will Clark in 1986 (.308) (Elias).

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BRANDON BELT… Is on his second career postseason roster (2012)…started 15 games in the 2012 postseason, batting .184 (9×49) with a HR, three RBI.

Quick Hits for September 28, 2014

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THANK YOU GIANTS FANS… Today is fan appreciation day and prizes will be given away throughout the game, including the grand prize of a 2014 Toyota Rav4.

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ANDREW SUSAC… His 19 RBI are tied for the ! fth-most among all NL rookies since he was first called up to the big leagues on July 26 (has 10 RBI in his last 17 games).

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY… Happy Birthday to Giants outfielder Gary Brown, who turns 26 years old today.

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BRANDON BELT… Has started seven games since returning from the DL, going 7-for-26 with a HR and three RBI.

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ANDREW SUSAC… Is 19-for-65 (.292) with three homers and 17 RBI in his last 17 starts.

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MATT DUFFY… Is 5-for-14 (.357) as a pinch-hitter this season.

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IN THE POSTSEASON… The Giants clinched their third trip to the postseason in five years on Thursday, as they have clinched the second wild card spot in the National League…San Francisco has advanced to the postseason for the 25th time in franchise history (since 1900) and for the 11th time in SF-era history (since 1958).

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CRAWFORD’S RBI… IF Brandon Crawford is the fourth Giant in the last 39 seasons to drive in 69-or-more runs as a shortstop in a single season…he joins Royce Clayton (1993, 70), Rich Aurilia (1999, 80;
2000, 79; 2001, 97) and Juan Uribe (2010, 85)…Crawford has 19 RBI in his last 25 games.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… His 28 games as defensive sub are the third-most in the NL.

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GARY BROWN… Made his ” rst big league start yesterday and recorded his ” rst Major League hit.

Quick Hits for September 27, 2014

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ANDREW SUSAC… His 19 RBI are tied for the fifth-most among all NL rookies since he was first called up to the big leagues on July 26 (has 10 RBI in his last 16 games).

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… His 10 home runs this season are a career-high.

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HUNTER PENCE… Pence’s consecutive games played streak is the longest by a Giants player since Hall of Famer Bill Terry played 468 games in a row, including the last 121 as a player-manager, from 1930-1933.

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BRANDON BELT… Has started six games since returning from the DL, going 6-for-23 with a HR and two RBI.

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JOE PANIK… Rookie infielder is 8-for-22 (.364) in his past five games

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is 13-for-65 (.200) with two extra base hits (2Bs) in his past 18 games.

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JAVIER LOPEZ… Ranks second on the team with 65 relief appearances, including 56 scoreless efforts.

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JUAN GUTIERREZ… Owns a 1.60 ERA (6er, 33.2ip) at home.

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ANDREW SUSAC… Is 18-for-62 (.290) with three homers and 17 RBI in his last 16 starts.

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ERIC CORDIER… Spent nine seasons in the minor leagues with the Royals, Braves, Pirates and Giants.

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