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Quick Hits for July 13, 2014

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Marco Scutaro

MARCO SCUTARO… Made his 2014 ML debut yesterday vs. ARI, going hitless in three at-bats with walk.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Hunter Pence

HUNTER PENCE… as named to his third career All-Star team on Sunday, his first as a member of the Giants.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Brandon Belt

BRANDON BELT… Was 1-for-2 with a pair of walks yesterday, however is still just 5×30 (.167) with a HR and four RBI in nine games since being activated from the DL.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Gregor Blanco

GREGOR BLANCO… Is batting .202 in the leadoff slot, but has combined for a .264 avg. (24×91) in slots 2-9.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Pablo Sandoval

PABLO SANDOVAL… Is 7-for-20 (.350) in his past five games.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Joaquin Arias

JOAQUIN ARIAS… Has made 23 starts this season, four at 1B, eight at 2B, seven at 3B and four at SS.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Jeremy Affeldt

JEREMY AFFELDT… Has held opponents scoreless in 34 of his 38 appearances this season.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Jean Machi

JEAN MACHI… Has been charged with six runs on 12 hits in just 7.0 innings over his last eight games.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Sergio Romo

SERGIO ROMO… Threw a season-high 1.1 innings and allowed one hit with three strikeouts yesterday.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Marco Scutaro

MARCO SCUTARO… Missed the Giants’ first 93 games of the season with a lower back strain.

Quick Hits for June 4, 2014

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2104, Brandon Crawford

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.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2104, Pablo Sandoval

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

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2104, Angel Pagan

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).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2104, Hector Sanchez

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

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2104, Buster Posey

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

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2104, Hunter Pence

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.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2104, Joaquin Arias

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

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2104, Ryan Vogelsong

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.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2104, George Kontos

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

Quick Hits for May 24, 2014

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TONIGHT’S PITCHING MATCHUP… RHP Ryan Vogelsong (2-2, 3.62) has pitched extremely well over his last  five starts, going 2-1 with a 1.62 ERA (6er, 33.1ip), with the Giants going 4-1 in that span…he’s coming off a 7.0-scoreless inning performance last Sunday versus Miami…RHP Samuel Deduno (1-2, 3.53) has gone 1-1 with a 4.24 ERA in three starts after going from the bullpen to the rotation to replace Mike Pelfrey, who’s on the DL…Deduno’s only appearance against the Giants was 1.0-scoreless inning of relief for San Diego on April 6, 2011.

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TOMORROW’S STARTER LAST START… Madison Bumgarner set a franchise record by surrendering three or fewer earned runs in his 18th straight road start, dating back to last June 8, breaking Ed Whitson’s mark (May 11, 1980-May 6, 1981)…pitched 6.0 innings, allowing eight hits but wound up with a no-decision in SF’s 5-4 loss.

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GIANTS ATOP NL… Entering play today, the Giants’ .625 winning pct. (30-18) is the best in the NL.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Has been one of the Giants’ best relievers this season, fashioning a 1.72 ERA in 17 games.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Has started 46 games (37 in LF, nine at 1st base).

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DAVID HUFF… Is holding left-handed batters to a .143 (4-for-28) avg. against.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Has started 13 of 49 games (six at 2nd, three at SS, three at 3rd and one at 1B).

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ANGEL PAGAN… His 18 multi-hit games are tied for the fifth-most in the NL and his .318 avg. ranks ninth.

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YUSEMEIRO PETIT… Three of his last five appearances have been starts.

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SELLOUT STREAKING… The Giants have sold out their last 269 regular season home games, which extends the longest consecutive regular season home sellout streak in the National League…SF’s streak is currently the longest active one in the Majors.

Quick Hits for May 12, 2014

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FROM ELIAS… OF Hunter Pence scored the second run of the Giants’ three-run 10th inning yesterday in LA…Pence has scored runs in the 10th inning or later in each of the last four extra-inning games he’s played (April 23, May 5, 8, 11)…he’s the€ first Major Leaguer to fashion a streak of that kind since the Cubs’ Alex Gonzalez in 2003 and he’s the€ first Giants player to do so since Jim Ray Hart in 1965.

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BELT TO HAVE THUMB SURGERY TOMORROW… IF Brandon Belt, who was placed on the 15-day DL this past Saturday with a broken left thumb, has opted to have surgery tomorrow and will miss six weeks…Belt will have two pins surgically installed in his thumb by Dr. Tim McAdams at the Stanford University Medical Center.

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TODAY’S ROSTER MOVE… Prior to tonight’s game the Giants have reinstated LHP David Huff from the 15-day disabled list and have optioned OF Juan Perez to triple-A Fresno.

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SELLOUT STREAKING… The Giants have sold out their last 261 regular season home games, which extends 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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TONIGHT’S PITCHING MATCHUP… RHP Tim Lincecum (2-2, 5.55) has gone 9-6 with a 2.63 ERA in 15 career starts against the Braves, including a shutout in the 2010 postseason.. he’s been particularly tough against them at home, going 6-2 with a 2.24 ERA in eight starts…RHP Gavin Floyd (0-0, 1.29) will make his second start of the season after opening up 2014 on the DL following Tommy John surgery…Floyd hasn’t faced the Giants since 2008 with the White Sox, but overall is 2-0 with a 2.25 ERA versus SF in two starts.

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BUSTER AND THE BRAVES… C Buster Posey, who is a career .341 hitter versus Atlanta, is batting .426 (26-for-61) with 16 RBI and 12 extra-base hits (10 doubles)in his last 16 games against the Braves.

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JEAN MACHI… Recorded his first career Major League save yesterday at Los Angeles-NL.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Recorded a season-high three hits and two RBI yesterday…marked his first RBI since April 16.

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ANGEL PAGAN… Is hitting .321 (9-for-28) with RISP and is 7-for-17 (.412) w/ RISP and two outs.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Has started 13 of SF’s €first 38 games (six at 2nd, three at SS, three at 3rd and one at 1B).

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Has reached base safely in 15 of his last 17 games (15 hits and seven walks).

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SERGIO ROMO… Is 12-for-13 in SV chances, with his 12 rescues ranking as the second-most in the Majors.

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