Results tagged ‘ Guillermo Mota ’

NLDS – Game 5 – Clubhouse Celebration – Day 2

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Javier Lopez – Look Ma, No Eyes

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Guillermo Mota – I Will Get This Open

Tournament Time!

This week we look back at Game 5 of the National League Division Series. We had a reason to celebrate after losing the first two games in SF, then  sweeping the Reds in their home ballpark to move onto the next series.

The winners of each week’s tournament will be published in the 2013 Giants Yearbook.

Results for Bubblies:

Javier Lopez – Look Ma, No Eyes: 85.95%

Guillermo Mota – I Will Get This Open: 14.05%

Parade – Players & Alumni

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Brandon Crawford

Players and Giants Alumni alike had a great time along the 1.7 mile Parade Route to the Civic Center.

WS Game 2 – Quick Hits

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Detroit Tigers in the 2nd Game of the 108th World Series…Giants’ left-hander Madison Bumgarner (0-2, 11.25) will face Tigers’ right-hander Doug Fister (0-0, 1.35).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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MADISON BUMGARNER… Became the 4th-youngest starter to win a World Series game as the Giants won Game 4 at Texas with a 4-0 shutout…only one starting pitcher younger than Bumgarner ever tossed 8.0-shutout innings in a World Series game – Jim Palmer, who was 100 days younger, in Game 2 of the 1966 World Series.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than boogie woogie fiddles.

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JAVIER LOPEZ… Has made 5 appearances this postseason, tossing 3.0-scoreless innings… Since joining the Giants, lefties are just 1-for-20 (.050) off him in the postseason… Has two World Series rings, winning it all with the Boston Red Sox in 2007 and the San Francisco Giants in 2010.

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MARCO SCUTARO… went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI last night and is now 16-for-32 (.500) at the plate since Game 1 of the LCS…he also enters tonight’s game with an 11-game postseason hitting streak, tied for the longest in Giants franchise history with Irish Meusel.

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JOSE MIJARES… Has blanked opponents in each of his last 5 games (2.2ip).

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GUILLERMO MOTA... In 3 relief outings this postseason has allowed 6 hits in 1.2 innings.

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ANOTHER FIRST… Pablo Sandoval became the 1st player to hit home runs in each of his 1st 3 plate appearances in a World Series game and the 1st to hit 3 home runs in Game 1 of any postseason series (Elias).

NLCS Game 5 – Quick Hits

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the St. Louis Cardinals in the 5th game of this best-of-7 National League Championship Series…Giants’ left-hander Barry Zito (0-0, 6.75) will face Cardinals’ right-hander Lance Lynn (1-1, 8.59).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Hit a 2-run home run in the 9th inning last night, his 2nd home run of this postseason… Is hitting .360 (9-for-25) with 2 HRs and 6 RBI in his past 6 games.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than awards won by Buster Posey this year (so far).

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BARRY ZITO… Owns lifetime 4-3 record with a 3.45 ERA (18er, 47.0ip) in 8 career post-season starts, advancing to playoffs with Oakland on 5 occasions (2000-03, 2006) and now San Francisco… Made his Giants postseason debut in Game 4 of the Division Series vs. Cincinnati, tossing 2.2 innings and allowing 2 runs on 4 hits with 4 strike- outs and 4 walks…has not appeared in a game since (span of 8 days).

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POSEY HONORED…Major League Baseball announced today that C Buster Posey was named the 2012 National League Comeback Player of the Year in a vote by the 30 Club beat reporters from MLB.com…the Rays’ Fernando Rodney was the AL winner…the traditional Comeback Player of the Year award, which The Sporting News has presented annually since 1965, will be announced at a later date.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… 28-year-old is on his 1st career postseason roster… Finished the NLDS by going 3-for-6 with 3 runs scored.

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HUNTER PENCE… Recorded his 1st RBI and extra base hit of the postseason last night with a solo HR.

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GUILLERMO MOTA… 39-year-old veteran is on his 4th career postseason roster (2006, 2008, 2010, 2012).

NLCS – Workout Day

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When the team left San Francisco this morning the staff at SFO and the fire department gave the Giants a water-canon salute.  A few hours later the team arrived in St. Louis and immediately went to the ballpark where players met with the media and had a final workout before game 3 of the NLCS tomorrow at 1:00 PST.

NLCS Game 2 – Cardinals 1-Giants 7

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Ryan Vogelsong

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

  • Tuesday, Oct. 16: Workout at Busch Stadium (Times TBA)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 17 at St. Louis (1:07): RHP Kyle Lohse (1-0, 2.13) vs. RHP Matt Cain (1-1, 5.06) – FOX, ESPN Radio
  • Thursday, Oct. 18 at St. Louis (5:07): TBA vs. TBA – FOX, ESPN Radio
  • *Friday, Oct. 19 at St. Louis (5:07): TBA vs. TBA – FOX, ESPN Radio
  • *Sunday, Oct. 21 vs. St. Louis (1:45): TBA vs. TBA – FOX, ESPN Radio
  • *Monday, Oct. 22 vs. St. Louis (5:07): TBA vs. TBA – FOX, ESPN Radionote: all postseason games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/home games and World Series contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes
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