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Quick Hits for Monday, July 23, 2012 (Game 96)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the San Diego Padres in the 1st game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Ryan Vogelsong (7-4, 2.31) will face Padres’ left-hander Clayton Richard (7-10, 3.86).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Ranks 9th in NL hitting at a .266 clip (29-for-109) with 2 strikes this season… Is batting .317 (19-for-60) against left-handed pitchers.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than women in space.

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HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE…The Giants have won their last 4 home games, 8 of their last 10 and 20 of their last 27 games at home… SF’s .644 home winning pct. is tied with the Rangers for the 2nd-best in the Majors.

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POSEY AT THE PLATE…C Buster Posey is batting .486 (18-for-37) with 5 2Bs, 2 HRs and 13 RBI in his last 10 games…his .343 (46-for-134) batting average at home ranks as the 6th-highest among NL players.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .293 (17-for-58) with 4 2Bs, 1 3B, 2 HRs and 8 RBI in his last 20 contests… His 18 doubles are the 3rd-most on the team behind (Cabrera, 20 and Posey, 19).

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EMMANUEL BURRISS… Has made 33 starts this year (30 at 2nd base, 2 at 3rd and 1 short)…. Has gone 503 at-bats without recording a HR, which stands as 4th-longest active streak in Majors.

It’s Broom Time

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Tim Flannery & Pablo Sandoval

Matt Cain got his 10th win of the season as the Giants beat the Astros 3-2.  With the third sweep of the season the Giants and the Dodgers loss the Giants are now 1.5 games in first place.

Quick Hits for Friday, July 13, 2012 (Game 87)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Houston Astros in the 1st game of this 3-game series…Giants’ left-hander Madison Bumgarner (10-5, 3.27) will face Astros’ left-hander Wandy Rodriguez (7-6, 3.38).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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MVP FOR MELKY…OF Melky Cabrerabecame the 5th different Giants player (6th time) to win the All-Star MVP award, joining Willie Mays (1963, 1968), Juan Marichal (1965), Willie McCovey (1969) and Bobby Bonds (1973), who also won the award at Kauffman Stadium, which back then was named Royals Stadium…only one other franchise has had as many as 6 All-Star Game MVPs: the Orioles (6). 

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than ships in the sky.

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Fans… For 126 straight games AT&T Park has been sold out… trailing only Boston (754) and Philadelphia (248).

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Bruce Bochy… is the 38th manager in Giants franchise history, and 16th in San Francisco annals.

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Jeremy Affeldt… Since coming off the DL on May 13, has blanked opponents in 17 of 21 games.

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Joaquin Arias… Is just 6-for-his-last-45 (.133) against right-handed pitching…is hitting .289 (22-for-76) vs. LHP.

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Brandon Belt… Is tied with Posey for the club lead with 32 walks…his .358 on-base pct. is 4th-best on the Giants team.

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Gregor Blanco… His 15 stolen bases this season are a career-high and are tied with Pagan for the team lead.

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Madison Bumgarner… Has tossed at least 6.0 innings in all but 1 start this season (his very 1st start he logged 4.0 innings).

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Emmanuel Burriss… Dating back to 2010, 52 of his last 55 hits have been singles, including 24 of 25 this season.

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Melky Cabrera… Is batting .370 with 2 HRs and 9 RBI in his last 13 games…. Leads Majors with 119 hits and 39 multi-hit games.

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Matt Cain… Has never missed a start due to injury and has been skipped in rotation just once.

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Santiago Casilla.. Is 21-for 25 in save chances… ranks 3rd in the NL (Kimbrel 25; Hanrahan 23).

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Justin Christian… Has appeared in 9 games (3 starts; 1 as DH, 2 in RF) and has gone 5-for-16.

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Brandon Crawford… Is batting .203 (14-for-69) with RISP, including .083 (3-for-36) with RISP and 2 outs.

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Clay Hensley… Is holding LH hitters to a .186 avg. against (7×43)…righties are hitting .263 (20×76).

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George Kontos… In 23 relief outings for Fresno this season, he went 2-0 with a 1.71 ERA (6er,31.2ip).

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Tim Lincecum… Has taken a no-hitter through 6.0 innings twice in his career: 7/9/09 vs. SD and 4/18/11 at COL.

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Javier Lopez… Has stranded 28/33 runners he has inherited (15.2%), the 4th-best pct. in the NL.

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Angel Pagan… Has had 3-separate hit streaks of 11-or-more games this season (11 games, 15, 20).

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Brad Penny… Has made 4 appearances with SF, allowing 3 runs (2 ERs) in 6.1 innings.

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Buster Posey… Is the 1st Giants catcher to win a fan-elected start for the Mid-Summer Classic.

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Sergio Romo… His 0.72 ERA (2er, 25.0ip) is the 2nd-lowest among NL relievers in 2012.

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Hector Sanchez… Has started 28 games in 2012…17 of those 28 starts have come in Barry Zito’s starts.

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Pablo Sandoval… Has gone 29-for-97 with 3 HRs, 15 RBI in 27 games since being activated from DL June 9.

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Nate Schierholtz… Has made 28 starts this year (all in RF), but has started just 4 of SF’s last 24 games.

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Ryan Theriot… Has hit .318 with 17 RBI in 37 games since being activated from DL on May 24… has started 38 of SF’s last 41 games.

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Ryan Vogelsong… Is receiving only 3.39 runs of support per game, which ranks as the lowest 4th-lowest in the NL.

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Barry Zito… Has posted a 6-6 record with a 3.91 ERA (40er, 93.2ip) and 1 complete game in 16 starts this season.

Quick Hits for Thursday, July 5, 2012 (Game 83)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Washington Nationals in the final game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Matt Cain (9-3, 2.53) will face Nationals’ left-hander Ross Detwiler (4-3, 3.30).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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ROAD WARRIOR…RHP Matt Cain enters tonight’s start with a 5-game road winning streak, the longest road win streak of his career…during this stretch, he’s 5-0 with a 2.33 ERA (10er, 38.2ip) in 6 starts…he hasn’t lost a road start since April 24 at Cincinnati.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than the heat index in DC.

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EMMANUEL BURRISS… Has made 31 starts this year (28 at 2nd base, 2 at 3rd and 1 short)… Dating back to 2010, 52 of his last 55 hits have been singles, including 24 of 25 this season.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is batting .400 (10-for-25) in his last 7 games… His 17 doubles are tied with Cabrera for the most on the team… SF’s Opening Day shortstop has started 69 of 82 games overall.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Began the season by hitting .272 (25-for-92) in his 1st 26 games…however, has cooled down considerably, batting just .222 (16-for-72) in his last 25 contests.

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GREGOR BLANCO… His 15 stolen bases this season are a career-high and are tied with Pagan for the team lead… Has 4 HRs on the season…entered this year with just 3 career home runs.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Was named to his 2nd-consecutive All-Star team, being selected by the fans as the NL’s starting 3rd baseman…garnered 5.7 million votes, displacing NYM’s David Wright (4.1) after surging in the final week to make up a deficit of nearly 465,000 votes.

Quick Hits for Saturday, June 16, 2012 (Game 66)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Seattle Mariners in the 2nd game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Tim Lincecum (2-7, 6.00) will face Mariners’ right-hander Kevin Millwood (3-5, 3.57).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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VS. SEATTLE… Tim Lincecum has never faced Seattle during regular season play…however, has gone 5-4 with a 2.57 ERA (20er, 70.0ip) in 10 starts vs. the AL West…has also forged a 7-6 record with a 3.72 ERA (42er, 101.2ip) in 16 interleague starts over his career.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than coffee cups in Seattle.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Leads club with 26 walks in only 195 plate appearances.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Has 11 multi-hit contests in his last 19 games and 13 in his last 30.

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EMMANUEL BURRISS… Has made 29 starts this year (26 at 2nd base, 2 at 3rd and 1 short).

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EMMANUEL BURRISS… Dating back to 2010, 51 of his last 53 hits have been singles, including 22 of 23 this season.

Quick Hits for Saturday, June 9, 2012 (Game 60)

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Texas Rangers in the middle game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Ryan Vogelsong (4-2, 2.38) will face Rangers’ right-hander Scott Feldman (0-4, 7.01).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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NOTHING LIKE HOME… RHP Ryan Vogelsong enters today’s game with the 8th-lowest home ERA in the NL, fashioning a 1.52 figure (7er, 41.1ip) in 6 starts…according to Elias, over the last 20 years, there was only one other instance of a Giants pitcher recording an ERA that low over his 1st 6 starts, and that was by Vogelsong himself in 2011 (1.09)…prior to that, no Giants pitcher had done so since Scott Garrelts at Candlestick in 1989 (0.86).

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than days in the weekend.

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WHO’S THE NEW GUY?… George Kontos was acquired by the Giants from the New York Yankees earlier this season on April 4 in exchange for C Chris Stewart…he made his Major League debut with the Yankees last season, making 7 relief appearances and allowing 2 runs in 6.0 innings…in 23 relief appearances for triple-A Fresno this season, the 6-foot-3, 225-pound right-hander went 2-0 with a 1.71 ERA (6er, 31.2ip)…he turns 27 on Tuesday. 

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IT WAS A GOOD RUN…OF Angel Pagan’s 28-game home hitting streak ended last night after going 0-for-4…the streak was the longest in Giants franchise history (since 1900)… Has had 3-separate hit streaks of 11-or-more games this season (11 game, 15 game and a 20 game)… the last Giants player with 3-or-more double-digit hit streaks in a single campaign was Randy Winn in 2007… has hit safely in 28 of his 30 home games this season.

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NATE SCHIERHOLTZ… Has started just 6 of SF’s last 36 contests… is hitting .291 (23-for-79) vs. righties.

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EMMANUEL BURRISS… Has hit safely in 5-straight games at a .333 clip (5-for-15)…is just 8-for-47 (.170) in his last 15 games.

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HECTOR SANCHEZ… Is 12-for-40 (.300) with 1 HR and 10 RBI over his past 13 games… 8 of his 17 RBI this season have come in his last 8 contests.

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