Results tagged ‘ Bruce Bochy ’

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 31, 2014

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MICHAEL MORSE… Is hitting .344 (22-for-64) with one HR and 11 RBI in his past 20 games.

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HUNTER PENCE… Has hit safely in a season-high 12-consecutive games and joins NYM’s David Wright as the only players with four separate double digit hit streaks this season.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Posted 2-for-3 effort with RBI (walk and strikeout) last night, snapping 11-for-72 (.153) spell in his previous 23 games (eight walks, 27 strikeouts).

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… His nine triples are tied for the second-most in the bigs (Dee Gordon, 12).

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NO-HIT BIDS… RHP Jake Peavy became the seventh Giants starter this season to hold the opposition hitless through the first 5.0 innings of a game…Peavy and Tim Lincecum have done it twice, while Matt Cain, Ryan Vogelsong and Madison Bumgarner have each done it once (Lincecum is the only one of the group who completed a no-hitter)…the last ML team that did not allow a hit over the first 5.0 innings of seven games in the same season was the Tigers in 2011 (Justin Verlander did it four times, and Doug Fister, Brad Penny and Rick Porcello each did it once)… the last Giants team to have seven starts of that sort was the 1975 team (Pete Falcone did it four times, Jim Barr twice and Ed Halicki once (Halicki was the only one of the group to complete the no-no) (Elias).

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STARTING STRONG… Giants starting pitchers have combined for a 1.01 ERA (5er, 44.2ip) with 50 strikeouts and just six walks in the first six games of this homestand.

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THE GIANTS… Have won five straight games and eight of their last 11 contests… SF looks to win their sixth consecutive contest today, which would match their longest winning streak of the season (two times, last: July 24-29).

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IN THE STANDINGS… SF enters today’s game 2.5 games behind the first-place Dodgers in the NL West, their smallest deficit since August 6…SF holds a 1.0 game lead over the Cardinals for the first Wild Card spot in the NL.

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ANGEL PAGAN… Is hitting .327 (16×49) with RISP and .353 (12×34) w/ RISP and two outs this season.

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SANTIAGO CASILLA… Left-handed batters are 5-for-their-last-41 (.122) off him.

Quick Hits for August 28, 2014

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GREGOR BLANCO… Has eight hits in his last 20 at-bats (.400) and is batting .305 (32×105) over his last 40 games.

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MATT DUFFY… Is 8-for-32 (.250) with two RBI in 13 games for San Francisco.

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STREAKING… OF Hunter Pence has hit safely in nine consecutive games, which is tied with STL’s Matt Holliday for the longest active streak in the NL…with a hit today Pence will join NYM’s David Wright as the only players with four separate double digit hit streaks this season.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Was charged with his 1st error since May 24 last Sat., snapping career-best 73-game errorless streak…has still committed just seven errors on the year and his .979 fielding pct. is second-highest among third baseman in the Majors (Johnson, .983).

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ANGEL PAGAN… Is hitting .319 (15×47) with RISP and .344 (11×32) w/ RISP and two outs this season.

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POSEY AT THE PLATE… C Buster Posey, who recorded his second career walk-off home run last night, has gone 15-for-31 (.484) over his last seven games, with eight runs scored, three doubles, five homers and 10 RBI… he is hitting .330 (31-for-94) this month with six home runs and 14 RBI.

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SANTIAGO CASILLA… His 1.71 ERA ranks as the eighth-lowest among NL relievers.

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TRAVIS ISHIKAWA… Has driven in seven runs in his past six games, batting .385 (5-for-14).

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BRANDON CRAWOFRD… His nine triples are tied for the second-most in the bigs (Dee Gordon, 12).

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GIANTS REACH 70 WINS… Last night the Giants reached the 70-win plateau…SF didn’t earn their 70th win last season until September 17.

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 24, 2014

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ANGEL PAGAN… Is 18-for-65 (.277) with four runs, three RBI in 14 games since coming off DL on Aug. 7.

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THE GIANTS… Have won six of their last eight games and enter today’s contest here in Washington 4.5-games behind the first place Dodgers in the National League West.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Nine triples are tied with Puig and Pence for the second-most in bigs (Dee Gordon, 11).

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JOE PANIK… Has started 36/54 games at 2nd base since being called up from triple-A Fresno June 21.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Is 6-for-his-last-14 and his batting .333 (13×39) over his last 28 games.

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IN THE ‘PEN… The Giants bullpen has combined for the lowest ERA in the Majors since the All-Star break, fashioning a 1.89 figure (21er, 100.0ip) in 30 games.

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JUST SCORE FOUR… The Giants have won 24 of their last 25 contests in which they have scored at least four runs…SF is 57-11 (.838) overall in such games.

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BUSTER POSEY… Has homered in 2 of last 3 games (going combined 7-for-13 with 3 2Bs and 3 RBI), including 15th clout of year Friday night (off Doug Fister).

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PABLO SANDOVAL…Posted his 12th 3-hit game of year last night (3×4), as he is 9-for-15 over last four games.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is batting .333 (29-for-87) with runners in scoring position…is 12-for-his-last-24.

Quick Hits for August 22, 2014

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ADAM DUVLL… Has been one of the best hitters in the PCL this season, hitting .296 (101×341) with 62 runs scored, 19 doubles, 26 home runs and 84 RBI in 86 games.

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IN THE STANDINGS… San Francisco currently owns the fifth-highest winning percentage in the NL behind Washington (73-53, .579), Milwaukee (71-56, .559), Los Angeles (72-57, .558) and St. Louis (69-57, .548).

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Nine triples are tied with Puig and Pence for the second-most in bigs (Dee Gordon, 10).

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JAVIER LOPEZ… Has given up just one run in his last 20 appearances (14.2ip).

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JOE PANIK… His .397 average (23×58) so far this month ranks as the third-highest figure in the NL.

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BUSTER POSEY… Matched his season-high with four hits last night…reached base safely in all five plate appearances.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Is hitting .405 (15-for-37) with one HR and eight RBI in his past 12 games.

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HUNTER PENCE… Ranks second in NL in runs scored (85), is tied for second in hits (147) and tied for fourth in multi-hit games (42).

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has committed just six errors (none over last 72 games) and owns the second- highest fielding pct. among third baseman in the Majors (.982) (Chris Johnson, 982).

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TRAVIS ISHIKAWA… Has appeared in 19 games for the Giants, making three starts…is 3×10 as a starter.

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