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Quick Hits for October 22, 2014

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BUMGARNER’S STREAK SNAPPED… LHP Madison Bumgarner’s World Series scoreless innings streak ended at 21.0 innings last night…only six others had longer streaks in World Series history: Whitey Ford (33 innings), Babe Ruth (29 innings), Christy Mathewson (28 innings), Lew Burdette (24 innings), George Earnshaw (22 innings) and Sandy Koufax (22 innings) (Elias).

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JAKE PEAVY… Is on his fourth career postseason roster, having also appeared in the postseason with the Padres in 2005 and 2006 and then winning a World Series ring with the Red Sox last season.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is on his third postseason roster (2011 with Philadelphia, 2012 with San Francisco)…is 12-for-42 (.286) with seven runs, four 2Bs and a HR this postseason.

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PABLO’S POSTSEASON ON-BASE STREAK REACHES 24… IF Pablo Sandoval has reached base safely in 24-straight postseason games (dating back to Game Four of the NLDS on Oct. 10, 2012), the longest streak in Giants franchise history…only three players in postseason history have a longer streak of reaching base: Miguel Cabrera (31, 2011-13), Chase Utley (27, 2007-09) and Boog Powell (25, 1966-71).

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MICHAEL MORSE… Batted .263 (5-for-19) with a home run and two RBI in five games during the 2012 NLDS.

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JOE PANIK… Recorded his second triple of the postseason last night and became the first rookie with two triples in the same postseason since Willie McGee did so with St. Louis in 1982.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Is on his second postseason roster (2012)…has gone 8-for-47 (.170) in 11 starts (all in CF) this postseason.

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THE GIANTS… Will be looking to become the second NL team to win three World Series in a five-year span (Cardinals – 1942, 1944, 1946).

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POSTSEASON SERIES WIN STREAK… Not counting the Wild Card game, the Giants have won eight straight postseason series, the longest such streak in NL history and tied with the Yankees (1927-1941) for the second-longest streak ever, trailing only the 1998-2001 Yankees, who won 11 straight (Elias).

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WILD CARD WORLD SERIES… The 110th edition of Major League Baseball’s championship series will pit two wild-card teams for the second time in baseball history…the Giants lost the other in seven games in 2002 to the Los Angeles Angels…the following teams have won the World Series as a Wild-Card team: Marlins (1997, 2003), Angels (2002), Red Sox (2004) and Cardinals (2011).

WS – Getting Ready For Tomorrow

 

NLCS – Clinch!!!

NLCS – Outtakes

NLCS Game 2

Quick Hits for October 12, 2014

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Recorded his third career postseason three-hit game last night, tied for the most such games in Giants franchise history…now has 10 postseason multi-hit games, the most in Giants’ postseason history (SF-era).

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TRAVIS ISHIKAWA… Recorded his first career multi-hit game in the postseason last night, going 2-for-3 with a RBI

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HUNTER PENCE… Was the most durable player on SF’s roster in 2014, starting all but one of the Giants’ 162 games…played all but 23 defensive innings.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Started 92 of 162 games, making 56 starts in center field and 36 in left…committed just one error in 226 total chances (6 assists).

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HASN’T HAPPENED IN A WHILE… The last time the Giants lost a postseason game on the road was Game Four of the NLCS on October 18, 2012, when they lost an 8-3 decision to the Cardinals here at Busch Stadum.

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GIANTS WINNING WAYS… San Francisco has won eight consecutive postseason rounds since 2010, the longest such streak since the Yankees won 11 in a row from 1998-2001.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Has gone 26-for-82 (.317) with three home runs and 17 RBI in his past 22 games (including postseason).

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TONIGHT’S STARTER… RHP Jake Peavy is 5-0 with a 1.01 ERA (5er, 44.2ip) and a .183 opponent batting average in his last seven starts dating back to August 30 (includes postseason)…the Giants have won all seven of those starts, outscoring their opponents 30-11.

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POSTSEASON HISTORY… The Giants franchise owns seven World Championships (1905, 1921, 1922, 1933, 1954, 2010, 2012), 20 Pennants and this is the 27th playoff appearance in the teams history…overall, the Giants have gone 89-83-2 (win-loss-tied) in the postseason since 1900 (14-15 in League Division Series, 21-14 in League Championship Series and 53-54-2 in World Series).

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ON THE MOUND… Giants starting pitchers have fashioned an 0.85 ERA (4er, 42.1ip) and .166 opponents batting average in six postseason games this season…according to ESPN Stats & Info, their 0.85 ERA currently ranks as the third-lowest in postseason history for an NL team (and sixth lowest overall), trailing the 1905 Giants (0.00 ERA) and the 2014 Nationals (0.73).

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