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Homeward Bound

Quick Hit for September 16, 2014

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INSIDE THE SERIES… The Giants have won 16 of their last 23 games here at Chase Field and have won six-consecutive series here in Arizona… SF has not lost a series here at Chase since April 6-8, 2012 when they were swept in three games to begin the 2012 season.

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TOMORROW’S STARTER… Madison Bumgarner last pitched on Friday night against the Dodgers and earned his 18th win of the season after blanking LA for 7.0 innings on three hits with nine strikeouts in SF’s 9-0 victory.

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TONIGHT’S PITCHING MATCHUP… RHP Jake Peavy (5-4, 2.29) has gone 5-1 with a 1.12 ERA (5er, 40.1ip) with 35 strikeouts in his last six starts…he has held the opposition to two earned runs or fewer in each of those outings… RHP Josh Collmenter (10-7, 3.67) is 2-0 with a 0.65 ERA (2er, 27.2ip) in his last four outings…tossed 6.0-scoreless innings in his last start at SF, but did not factor into the decision.

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JAKE PEAVY… 33-year-old right-hander will make his 10th start for the Giants after being acquired on July 26 from Boston along with cash considerations in exchange for minor league LHP Edwin Escobar and RHP Heath Hembree.

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JAKE PEAVY… Owns 2,016 career strikeouts and joins C.C. Sabathia, A.J. Burnett, Bartolo Colon and teammate Tim Hudson as the only active players with 2,000 or more career strikeouts.

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CHRIS DOMINGUEZ… Is first player in Grizzlies history with at least 20 2Bs, 20 HRs, 20 SBs, 80 RBI in single season.

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SANTIAGO CASILLA… Has earned 13 of the Giants’ last 15 saves and is 15-for-19 overall this season.

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BUSTER POSEY… Has hit .361 (74×205) with 10 HRs and 39 RBI following the All-Star break this season.

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HUNTER PENCE… 4 Time All-Star has appeared in 371-consecutive games and has started 321-consecutive contests, both the longest active streak in the Majors.

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GEORGE KONTOS… Left-handed batters are hitting just .162 (6-for-37) against him.

Quick Hits for August 30, 2014

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PEAVY GOING FOR 2,000… RHP Jake Peavy is just three strikeouts shy of reaching the 2,000 career strikeout plateau…would join C.C. Sabathia (2,437), A.J. Burnett (2,337), Bartolo Colon (2,080) and teammate Tim Hudson (2,002) as the only active players with 2,000 or more career strikeouts.

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GEORGE KONTOS… Made his first appearance last night since being recalled from triple-A Fresno on Monday…threw 2.0-scoreless innings of relief.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Slugged his 4th homer of year and 2nd in last two games last night (off Estrada).

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ON SHORES OF McCOVEY COVE… SF is 36-33 (.522) at home this season, having won eight of their last 11 games…SF won 22 of their first 31 (.710) home games this year, however have gone just 14-24 (.368) in their last 38 contests.

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ABOUT LAST NIGHT… The Giants offense scored 13 runs, which were the most they have scored in a game here at AT&T Park since Aug. 24, 2010 vs. Cincinnati (16 runs)…their 19 hits were the second most the club has recorded in the history of AT&T Park (most: 20 on Aug. 14, 2001).

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HUNTER’S HIT STREAK REACHES 10 – AGAIN… OF Hunter Pence has hit safely in 11 consecutive games, the longest active streak in the NL and second-longest in the Majors, behind LAA’s Erick Aybar (14 games)…Pence and the Mets’ David Wright are the only players with four separate double digit hit streaks this season.

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JOE PANIK… His .391 average (34×87) in August ranks third among all ML hitters.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is 18-for-his-last-45 (.400) with six 2Bs, three HRs and 23 RBI with RISP.

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ELITE COMPANY… C Buster Posey went 5-for-5 at the plate and became the first Giants catcher in the modern era with multiple five-hit games…the only other active players with more than one five-hit game as a catcher are Joe Mauer (five such games), Victor Martinez (four games), and A.J. Pierzynski (two games) (Elias).

 

Quick Hits for June 14, 2014

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BEST WHEN SUN IS OUT… The Giants’ 19-6 (.760) record during day games this season is the best ” gure among all Major League teams…the Giants average 5.27 runs per game (137 runs) during the day, compared to 3.65 runs per game (157 runs) at night.

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HECTOR SANCHEZ… All of his 23 RBI have come in Giants victories.

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ANGELPAGAN… His 24 multi-hit games are tied for the fourth-most in the NL…his .305 avg. ranks ninth.

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HUNTER HEATS UP AGAINST ROCKIES… OF Hunter Pence has hit .325 (37-for-114) with 10 doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 26 RBI in 28 games against the Rockies since the beginning of last season.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Went 2-for-3 with 2B, 2 RBI and BB last night vs. Rox and is 8-for-15 his past four games.

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JUAN GUTIERREZ… Has been unscored upon in his last nine games, tossing 10.1-scoreless innings (9 Ks).

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Is holding RH batters to a .182 clip (8-for-44), but lefties are hitting .250 (9-for-36).

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BUSTER POSEY… Is hitting just .215 (26×121) here at home, compared to .326 (31×95) on the road.

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GEORGE KONTOS… Is 1-0 with a 3.07 ERA (5er, 14.2ip) in 11 games with the Giants this season.

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JEAN MACHI… Has held LH batters hitless in their last 25 at-bats.

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