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NLCS – On Field Celebration

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National League Champions!

We’re going to the World Series!

NLDS Games 1 & 2 – Outtakes

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Fans watch Game 2

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS SERIES (ALL TIMES PDT):

Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Cincinnati (2:37): RHP Mat Latos vs. Ryan Vogelsong -TBS
*Wednesday, Oct. 10 at Cincinnati (Time – TBA): RHP Homer Bailey vs. Barry Zito – TBS
*Thursday, Oct. 11 at Cincinnati (Time – TBA): TBA vs. TBA – TBS*if necessary
note: all postseason games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/home games and World Series contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes

40 Man Roster

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Buster Posey

Now that the season has come to its conclusion, here’s a look at the 40 man roster that comprised the 2012 San Francisco Giants.

Quick Hits for Friday, July 6, 2012 (Game 84)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1st game of this 3-game series…Giants’ left-hander Barry Zito (6-6, 3.84) will face Pirates’ left-hander Erik Bedard (4-9, 4.57).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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HIT MACHINE…OF Melky Cabrera (116 hits) needs 4 hits over the next 3 games to tie Rich Aurilia (120 hits in 2001) for the most hits prior to the All-Star break in SF-era history.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than painting by Andy Warhol.

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ANGEL PAGAN… Went 3-for-5 with a 2B and 2 RBI in SF’s 6-5 loss last night in Washington… Has had 3-separate hit streaks of 11-or-more games this season (11 games, 15, 20)… Is tied with Blanco for the team lead in stolen bases this season (15)… Has started 76 of SF’s 83 games.

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SANCHEZ HAS SURGERY…IF Freddy Sanchez had successful surgery yesterday to re- move a portion of a disc in his lower back…he’ll miss the remainder of the season…the microdiscectomy was performed by Dr. Robert Watkins in Los Angeles.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is 13-for-35 (.371) with 6 2Bs, 2 HRs and 9 RBI in his last 10 games… Became the 2nd Giants 3rd baseman to earn a fan-elected start, joining Matt Williams (1994-96).

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JUSTIN CHRISTIAN… Made his 1st start in the field last night since having his contract purchased and matched his career-high with 3 hits and set a career-best with 3 runs scored…finished 3×5 with 2B, stolen base.

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BRANDON BELT… Leads the club with 32 walks… His .963 OPS ranked 4th among NL 1st baseman in the month of June.

Quick Hits for Wednesday, June 20, 2012 (Game 70)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the final game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Ryan Vogelsong (6-2, 2.29) will face Angels’ right-hander Jered Weaver (6-1, 2.61).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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INTERLEAGUE PLAY.. Ryan Vogelsong has gone 3-0 with a 1.25 ERA (3er, 21.2ip) in 3 Interleague starts this season… His 3 wins are tied for the most in Interleague Play and his 1.25 ERA (3er, 21.2ip) is the 5th-lowest in the Majors (min. 20.0ip)… Owns the 3rd-lowest opp. avg. against in the Majors with a .118 clip (8-for-68) during Interleague.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than U2 has fans (ok, maybe not THAT many stats, but there are a bunch).

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FREDDY SANCHEZ… Has started the season on the disabled list, recovering from right shoulder surgery.

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FREDDY SANCHEZ… Appeared in just 3 games with Class A San Jose before being taken off rehab after feeling strain in his shoulder.

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HECTOR SANCHEZ… Is 4-for-5 with 8 RBI with the bases loaded this season… Has hit safely in 18 of 29 games this season.

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HECTOR SANCHEZ… 9 of his 18 RBI this season have come in his last 11 contests.

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THIS DATE IN GIANTS HISTORY… June 20, 1973 - Bobby Bonds leads off with a home run, but the Giants lose, 7-5, to the Reds…it’s Bonds’ 22nd lead- off home run, breaking Lou Brock’s National League record.

Quick Hits for Wednesday, April 25, 2012 (Game #18)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Cincinnati Reds in the 2nd game of this 3-game series…Giants’ left-hander Barry Zito (1-0, 1.71) will face Reds’ right-hander Bronson Arroyo (1-0, 2.91).

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KEEP IT GOING…Pablo Sandoval’s 17-game hit streak to begin a season is the longest in SF-era history (since 1958)…it’s also the 2nd-longest in Giants franchise history (since 1900)… Johnny Rucker of the New York Giants owns the longest such streak at 18 games from April 17-May 9, 1945.

Please click here for the complete game notes, which contain more stats than stitches on a baseball.

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BUSTER IS BELTING…C Buster Posey accounted for SF’s lone 2 runs last night after hitting a 2-run HR in the 9th inning…Posey has hit safely in each of his last 7 games, batting .481 (13-for-27) with 2 HRs and 4 RBI during that stretch.

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PAGAN HEATING UP…After hitting just .111 (3-for-27) in his 1st 7 games this season, OF Angel Pagan has hit safely in each of his last 9 contests, batting .310 (13-for-42)… his career-high hit streak is 10 games, accomplished 3 times, most recently in 2010.

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TODAY’S TRANSACTIONS…Prior to tonight’s game the Giants have purchased the contract of IF Joaquin Arias (#13) from triple-A Fresno…Arias will be available for tonight’s game.

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FREDDY REHAB…IF Freddy Sanchez (right shoulder dislocation) went 2-for-4 with 1 run scored and 3 RBI in his 2nd rehab start for Class A Advanced San Jose last night… Sanchez has gone 3-for-7 with 3 RBI in his 2 starts as the designated hitter.

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HOW LOW CAN YOU GO… Left-handed hitters are batting just .091 (2-for-22) off Barry Zito with 1 extra base hit (HR)…his .091 avg. against LHH is 3rd-lowest in Majors among starters… Has 8th-lowest avg. against in NL with .175 clip (14-for-80).

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