At 1 PM tomorrow be sure to tune in to CSN for the final game of the 2013 season.
Hunter Pence – HR!
Brett Pill, Pablo Sandoval, Tony Abreu & Juan Perez
The Giants have 10 uniformed personal from Venezuela on the field this season (shown here with a gravity-defying Greek): Yusmeiro Petit, Hector Sanchez, Ehire Adrianza, Jose Alguacil, Gregor Blanco, Pablo Sandoval, Guillermo Moscoso, Marco Scutaro and Jean Machi (Caracas native, Jose Mijares not pictured and George Kontos elevating)
On July 2, 1954 Ray Monzant became the first player from Venezuela to play for the Giants when he started the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. This year the Giants have 9 players and 1 coach representing the South American country.
Guillermo Moscoso & Pablo Sandoval
yusmeiro Petit & Marco Scuato
Pablo Sandoval & Gregor Blanco
Jean Machi & Guillermo Moscoso
TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the San Diego Padres today in the final game of this three game series…LHP Eric Stults (8-12, 3.81) is scheduled to face RHP Tim Lincecum (8-13, 4.38).
PITCHER OF THE WEEK…RHP Kyle Crick was named California League Pitcher of the Week yesterday for the week ending on Sept. 2…in Crick’s start against Visalia last Thursday, he matched a career-high with 11 strikeouts, as he tossed 7.0-scoreless innings in San Jose’s 11-1 victory.
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TONY ABREU… Has appeared in 37 games (14 starts), going 22-for-91 (.242) with nine extra-base hits and seven RBI.
ANGEL PAGAN… Was reinstated from the 60-day DL this past Friday…is 6-for-17 in four games since his return.
GEORGE KONTOS… Despite spending over a month with Fresno, his 43 appearances out of the SF ‘pen are tied for the fourth-most on the club.
JAKE DUNNING… 25-year-old right-hander was recalled from Fresno prior to last night’s game…marks his second appearance with SF this season.
IN THE BULLPEN…Giants relievers in their last 11 games: 0.91 ERA, 29.2 innings, 21 hits, five runs, three earned runs, seven walks, 24 strikeouts, a .196 opponents avg. against and 10 holds.
PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR TODAY AND UPCOMING SERIES VS. ARIZONA (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):
- Wednesday, Sept. 4 at San Diego (3:40): LHP Eric Stults (8-12, 3.81) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (8-13, 4.38) – CSN-BA
- Thursday, Sept. 5 vs. Arizona (7:15): RHP Trevor Cahill (5-10, 4.39) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (3-4, 5.49) – CSN-BA
- Friday, Sept. 6 vs. Arizona (7:15): LHP Patrick Corbin (13-5, 2.96) vs. RHP Yusmeiro Petit (2-0, 3.12) – CSN-BA
- Saturday, Sept. 7 vs. Arizona (6:05): RHP Brandon McCarthy (3-9, 4.94) vs. TBA – CSN-BA
- Sunday, Sept. 8 vs. Arizona (1:05): LHP Wade Miley (9-10, 3.78) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-9, 2.91) – CSN-BA
note: all games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/81 home games and two road contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes (Spanish)
Over the last 3 seasons, the Giants have posted the best winning percentage among all Major League teams in the season’s final month, going 51-27 (.654) and are continuing the tradition in 2013 by winning the first game of September 8-2.
Hunter Pence & Bruce Bochy
Hunter Pence & Buster Posey
Yusmeiro Petit & Roberto Kelly
Pablo Sandoval & Hunter Pence
Gregor Blanco, Hunter Pence, Roger Kieschnick