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Quick Hits for September 11, 2014

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SELLOUT STREAK JUST KEEPS GOING AND GOING… The Giants have sold out their last 319 regular season home games, extending the longest consecutive regular season home sellout streak in the National League…SF’s streak is currently the longest active one in the Majors.

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FINAL COUNTDOWN… The Giants have 17 games remaining on their regular season schedule, with nine on the road and eight at home…all of the Giants’ 17 remaining games will come against the NL West (D-Backs, Dodgers and Padres), a division in which SF has gone 32-27 against…the average winning percentage of the Giants’ opponents is .479.

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JOE PANIK… Has been one of the Majors’ hottest hitters over the last month (beg. Aug. 4), batting .394 (50×127) in his last 32 games.

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BUSTER POSEY… Was named the NL Co-Player of the Week on Monday (.565, 2 HRs, 8 RBI).

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Has 10 hits in his last 29 at-bats (.345) and eight RBI in his last nine games.

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JEAN MACHI… Has retired his last nine batters faced.

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HUNTER PENCE… Leads NL in hits (173), is second in runs (102) and total bases (279), tied for second in triples (10), third in multi-hit games (49), and is 10th in extra base hits (58).

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Has retired 71.9% of the first batters he has faced.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is hitting .342 (25×73) with seven extra base hits (4 2Bs, 3B, 2 HRs), 13 RBI in last 19 games.

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SERGIO ROMO… Has allowed just two runs in his last 18 appearances (15.1ip), recording 20 strikeouts and issuing three walks in that span (.182 opponents avg. against).

Quick Hits for August 29, 2014

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PETIT MAKES HISTORY… RHP Yusmeiro Petit retired the first eight Rockies batters yesterday to extend his streak to 46 consecutive batters retired, setting a Major League record, one better than Mark Buehrle’s streak in 2009…Petit’s streak extended over eight games against eight different teams over 38 days and he faced 42 different batters.

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MORE ON YUSMEIRO’S STREAK… Petit struck out 21 batters during the streak and he went to a three-ball count only once, when facing Colorado’s Justin Morneau in the 1st inning yesterday…Petit still has another streak going, as he’s struck out 27 batters since last allowing a walk (to Ryan Howard on July 22), the longest current streak of that kind in the big leagues (Elias).

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JEAN MACHI… Has surrendered just three runs in his last 22 outings (21.2ip, 1.25 ERA).

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ANGEL PAGAN… Is 23-for-81 (.2684) with nine runs and three RBI in 18 games since coming off DL on Aug. 7.

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SERGIO ROMO… Has held opponents scoreless in his last 13 outings since July 22 (6h, 12.0ip), recording 16 Ks.

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HUNTER PENCE… Has hit safely in 10 consecutive games and joins NYM’s David Wright as the only players with four separate double digit hit streaks this season.

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TRAVIS ISHIKAWA… Has driven in seven runs in his past seven games, batting .333 (5-for-15).

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SANTIAGO CASILLA… Left-handed batters are 5-for-their-last-40 (.125) off him.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Last win was August 16, 2014 vs. Philadelphia.

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MATT DUFFY… Has started eight games (four at 2B and four at SS).

Quick Hits for August 26, 2014

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BETTER AGAINST OPPONENTS UNDER .500… San Francisco is 36-28 (.563) against opponents under .500 this season and 32-34 (.485) against opponents above .500…20 of SF’s ! nal 32 games will come against opponents under .500.

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ANDREW SUSAC…Hit his second career HR last night and his # rst at AT&T Park.

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ANGEL PAGAN… Is 9-for-his-last-28 (.321) at the plate.

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AT THE HELM… Manager Bruce Bochy is just two wins away from 1,600 managerial victories in his 20-year career…when he earns his 1,600th victory, he’ll pass Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda for sole possession of 19th place on the all-time list for victories.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has 12 hits in his last 24 at-bats.

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ABOUT LAST NIGHT… The Giants have followed three straight wins with three consecutive losses, dropping last night’s contest 3-2…SF committed a season-high four errors and grounded into a season-high four double-plays…the Rockies won away from Coors Field for only the fourth time in 27 games since sweeping the Giants at AT&T Park in mid-June.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Is 7-for-his-last-12 and his batting .350 (14×40) over his last 29 games.

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SERGIO ROMO… Has held opponents scoreless in his last 12 outings since July 22 (6h, 11.0ip), recording 16 Ks.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Is hitting .373 (19-for-51) with one HR and nine RBI in his past 16 games.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Opps are hitting .325 (13×40) o! him w/RISP and .389 (7×18) o! him w/RISP and two outs.

Quick Hits for August 20, 2014

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JOE PANIK… Left Sunday’s game with a dislocated left pinkie finger…is day-to-day.

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ANGEL PAGAN… Has started 68 games (all in CF), hitting safely in 52 of his 68 starts.

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JUAN GUTIERREZ… Is having one of the best seasons of his career, posting a 3.02 ERA in 52 relief appearances, the second-most outings on SF’s sta” .

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BUSTER POSEY… Is batting .385 (30×78) with a .435 OBP as a first baseman (20 starts) compared to .257 clip (84×327) and .316 OBP as a catcher (86 starts) this season.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Had is streak of reaching base safely (via hit or walk) in a career-high nine-straight plate appearances snapped in his first at-bat last night, as he struck out.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Has allowed just four runs in 21.0 innings on the road (1.71 ERA).

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has 15 hits in his last 35 at-bats (.429) with RISP.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is batting .325 (13-for-40) with RISP and two outs.

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ON THE ROAD… The Giants are 33-27 (.550) on the road this season, which is the third-highest winning percentage in the NL, behind the Dodgers 40-26 (.606) and Brewers 36-27 (.571).

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AT THE HELM… Manager Bruce Bochy is just ! ve wins away from 1,600 managerial victories in his 20-year career…when he earns his 1,600th victory, he’ll pass Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda for sole possession of 19th place on the all-time list for victories.

Quick Hits for August 17, 2014

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HUNTER PENCE… Ranks second in NL in hits (143) and runs scored (82) and third in multi-hit games (41).

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is batting .333 (45-for-135) with four HRs and 19 RBI in his last 33 contests.

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BUSTER POSEY… His catchers ERA of 3.24 ranks second best in NL (SD’s Yasmani Grandal leads at 3.18).

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ANGEL PAGAN… Has hit safely in nine of his last 10 MLB games, going 13-for-45 (.289) during this stretch.

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MORSE STARTING TO HEAT UP… OF Michael Morse has reached base in seven of his last eight plate appearances and has gone 6-for-11 (.545) with two doubles, a triple, home run and four RBI in four games on this homestand.

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MATT DUFFY… Has started five games (three at 2B and two at SS).

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JOE PANIK… Went 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI and recorded his ! rst career triple yesterday.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Went 2-for-2 with two RBI yesterday.

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GIANTS MIDDLE RELIEF IS SHINING… Five Giants relievers pitched a total of 5.0-scoreless innings yesterday, giving SF a chance to rally from a 5-1 deficit to defeat the Phillies, 6-5…San Francisco’s middle relievers, which Elias defines as those who enter the game before the 8th inning, have posted a 2.33 ERA this season, the lowest such mark in the National League (Elias).

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IN THE STANDINGS… The Giants gained a game on the Dodgers last night and now stand 4.5 games behind first place Los Angeles in the NL West…SF currently holds the second NL wild card spot, 0.5 game ahead of the Pirates.

Quick Hits for August 16, 2014

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HUNTER PENCE… Leads Majors with 122 games played this season…has played all but 5.0 defensive innings.

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TRAVIS ISHIKAWA… Is 2-for-8 with two RBI as a pinch-hitter with the Giants, while making one start (at 1B).

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ADAM DUVALL… Has been one of the best hitters in the PCL this season, hitting .296 (101×341) with 62 runs scored, 19 doubles, 26 home runs and 84 RBI in 86 games.

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BUSTER POSEY… Is batting .392 (29×74) with a .444 OBP as a first baseman (19 starts) compared to .260 clip (83×319) and .320 OBP as a catcher (84 starts) this season.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Slugged his team-leading 16th homer of year last night off Cole Hamels, 3-run blast in 4th inning which gave SF 3-0 lead…however, blast was his first since July 30 (vs. PIT).

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ANGEL PAGAN… The Giants own a 37-27 record (.578) in games that he starts this year.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has 15 hits in his last 33 at-bats (.455) with RISP.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Allowed a game-tying two-run HR to Cody Asche in the 8th inning last night…marked his first homer allowed since June 18, 2013 vs. SD and his first to a left-handed batter since April 24, 2011 (Jason Heyward).

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SERGIO ROMO… Has held opponents scoreless in 10 of his last 11 contests (11.1ip, 1.59 ERA).

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TOMORROW’S STARTER… RHP Tim Lincecum is 5-3 with a 3.27 ERA (30er, 82.2ip) in 13 career appearances against Philadelphia.

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