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NLDS – The First Two Games

Quick Hits for September 28, 2014

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THANK YOU GIANTS FANS… Today is fan appreciation day and prizes will be given away throughout the game, including the grand prize of a 2014 Toyota Rav4.

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ANDREW SUSAC… His 19 RBI are tied for the ! fth-most among all NL rookies since he was first called up to the big leagues on July 26 (has 10 RBI in his last 17 games).

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY… Happy Birthday to Giants outfielder Gary Brown, who turns 26 years old today.

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BRANDON BELT… Has started seven games since returning from the DL, going 7-for-26 with a HR and three RBI.

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ANDREW SUSAC… Is 19-for-65 (.292) with three homers and 17 RBI in his last 17 starts.

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MATT DUFFY… Is 5-for-14 (.357) as a pinch-hitter this season.

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IN THE POSTSEASON… The Giants clinched their third trip to the postseason in five years on Thursday, as they have clinched the second wild card spot in the National League…San Francisco has advanced to the postseason for the 25th time in franchise history (since 1900) and for the 11th time in SF-era history (since 1958).

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CRAWFORD’S RBI… IF Brandon Crawford is the fourth Giant in the last 39 seasons to drive in 69-or-more runs as a shortstop in a single season…he joins Royce Clayton (1993, 70), Rich Aurilia (1999, 80;
2000, 79; 2001, 97) and Juan Uribe (2010, 85)…Crawford has 19 RBI in his last 25 games.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… His 28 games as defensive sub are the third-most in the NL.

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GARY BROWN… Made his ” rst big league start yesterday and recorded his ” rst Major League hit.

Homeward Bound

Quick Hits for September 14, 2014

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BUSTER POSEY… Is batting .461 (41×89) with 20 runs, eight 2Bs, 3B, seven HRs and 26 RBI in his last 22 games.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… His 27 games as defensive sub are the third-most in the NL.

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JOE PANIK… Has started 55/75 games at 2nd base since being called up from triple-A Fresno June 21.

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HUNTER PENCE… Leads NL in hits (176), is second in runs (103) and total bases (282), tied for second in triples (10), third in multi-hit games (50), and is 11th in extra base hits (58).

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BUSTER POSEY… Is vying for the NL batting title for the second time in the last three seasons (2012).

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ANDREW SUSAC… His 18 RBI are the most among all NL rookies since he was first called up to the big leagues on July 26 (has 9 RBI in his last six games).

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is hitting .310 (27×87) with seven extra base hits (4 2Bs, 3B, 2 HRs), 14 RBI in last 23 games.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Leads the Majors with a .462 avg. (18×39) vs. LH pitching since the break.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Recorded his last win on August 16, 2014 vs. Philadelphia.

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HUNTER STRICKLAND… Has appeared in five big league games, tossing 4.1-scoreless innings. w/ five Ks.

Quick Hits for September 13, 2014

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STARTING STRONG AT HOME… Giants’ starting pitchers have gone 8-0 with a 0.88 ERA (7er, 72.0ip) in their last 10 home games…the last team in the Majors whose starters had at least eight wins and an ERA that low over a single-season span of 10 home games was the 1980 Astros (8-0, 0.82), with a starting staff featuring Nolan Ryan and Joe Niekro (Elias).

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FINAL COUNTDOWN… The Giants have 15 games remaining on their regular season schedule, with nine on the road and six at home…all of the Giants’ 15 remaining games will come against the NL West (D-Backs, Dodgers and Padres), a division in which SF has gone 34-27 against.

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GIANT OFFENSE – ONE OF THE BEST SINCE THE BREAK… The Giants’ offense has been one of the best in baseball since the All-Star break, ranking first in runs/game, team batting average and team batting average with runners in scoring position, while ranking second in team OPS.

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ANGEL PAGAN… His .341 avg. (14×41) with RISP and two outs ranks as the eighth-highest in the NL.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… His 27 games as defensive sub are the third-most in the NL.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Has 14 hits in his last 36 at-bats (.389) and 12 RBI in his last 11 games.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Has started 60 of the Giants’ last 78 games.

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TRAVIS ISHIKAWA… Slugged his second career pinch hit HR and his first career “splash” hit last night.

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JUAN GUTIERREZ… Threw 2.0-scoreless innings with two strikeouts last night.

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THE GIANTS… Have won six of their last seven contests and have gone 13-3 in their last 16 games – best in the NL and the second best of any MLB team since Aug. 26.

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.

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