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Quick Hits for June 10, 2014

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TONIGHT’S PITCHING MATCHUP… Is a rematch of Game 2 of the 2012 World Series in which LHP Madison Bumgarner outdueled Detroit’s RHP Doug Fister in the Giants’ 2-0 victory…Fister gave up one run in 6.0 innings while Bumgarner tossed 7.0 scoreless frames with eight strikeouts.

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COMEBACK KIDS… The Giants are tied with the Detroit Tigers with a Major League-best 18 come-from-behind victories…each of the Giants’ last five wins have been in comeback fashion.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is only Giants player on the team to start all 65 games…has played 579 of SF’s 584 innings.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Has reached base safely in each of his last eight games, batting .346 (9-for-26) with six runs, three 2Bs, HR, nine RBI and five walks.

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TYLER COLVIN… Has started 17 of 29 games since joining the club, hitting safely in 12 of 17 starts.

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GEORGE KONTOS… This is the second time he’s been recalled this season….was called up the first time on May 6 and appeared in just one game before being sent back down on May 10.

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BUSTER POSEY… Has made 52 starts (43 at catcher, nine at 1st)…is tied for second in NL w/10 caught stealings.

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JUAN PEREZ… Has hit safely in his last three games (4×9 with two 2Bs and a HR).

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YUSMEIRO PETIT… Threw 2.0-scoreless innings last night…marked his first appearance since May 31.

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EHIRE ADRIANZA… Has seen limited action on year, appearing in 38 of 65 games…is 3-for-17 as pinch hitter.

Quick Hits for June 4, 2014

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .339 (19×56) against LHP (hit .199 vs. LH pitchers last season)…however, has just three hits in his last 20 at-bats (.150) against southpaws…hitting .192 vs. RH pitchers.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… 12-game hitting streak ended last night after going hitless in three at-bats.

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ANGEL PAGAN… His .322 batting average ranks ! fth in the NL.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2104, David Huff

DAVID HUFF… Has struggled since coming back from the DL, appearing in eight games and allowing 12 runs (11er) on 22 hits in just 13.0ip (7.62 ERA)…opponents are hitting .367 (22-for- 60) o! him in this span…has surrendered eight runs in his past four outings (4.2ip).

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HECTOR SANCHEZ… Has started 22/59 games (21 at catcher, one at 1st)…made a total of 24 starts last season.

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BUSTER POSEY… Has made 47 starts (38 at catcher, nine at 1st)…ranks third in NL w/nine caught stealings.

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HUNTER STAYING HOT… OF Hunter Pence led the Giants’ offense last night by going 3-for-4 with a double, homer and RBI…Pence is 7-for-18 (.389) with two HRs in his last four games, and has gone 12- for-17 in his last four contests against the Reds.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Has started 15 of 59 games (seven at 2nd, three at SS, three at 3rd and two at 1B).

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TONIGHT’S PITCHING MATCHUP… RHP Ryan Vogelsong (3-2, 3.45) has gone 2-0 with a 1.80 ERA (4er, 20.0ip) in his past three starts…he’s coming oFF a no-decision last Thursday at St. Louis in which he allowed four runs in 6.1 innings of SF’s 6-5 win…he hasn’t faced the Reds since yielding one run and three hits in 5.0 innings of a 2-1, 10-inning victory in Game 3 of the 2012 Division Series… LHP Tony Cingrani (2-5, 4.01) has lost each of his last three starts, going 0-3 with a 5.29 ERA in that span…he went 1-0 with a 2.92 ERA in two starts against the Giants last season.

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GEORGE KONTOS… Has tossed 9.0 innings, allowing just one run with 10 Ks in six appearances.

Posing For The Camera

Before working out this morning, everyone in camp stopped by the visiting clubhouse to have their portraits taken for the Giants Yearbook, Magazine and Scoreboard.

Meet The Team – Play Ball Lunch

Another great opportunity to interact with player is our annual Play Ball Lunch.  Held at the beginning of each season, the Play Ball Lunch is a fundraiser for the Giants Community Fund and a great way to kick off the start of a new season.

Fan Fest 2014

VZ In SF

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The Giants have 10 uniformed personal from Venezuela on the field this season (shown here with a gravity-defying Greek): Yusmeiro Petit, Hector Sanchez, Ehire Adrianza, Jose Alguacil, Gregor Blanco, Pablo Sandoval, Guillermo Moscoso, Marco Scutaro and Jean Machi (Caracas native, Jose Mijares not pictured and George Kontos elevating)

On July 2, 1954 Ray Monzant became the first player from Venezuela to play for the Giants when he started the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  This year the Giants have 9 players and 1 coach representing the South American country.

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