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Quick Hits for April 12, 2014

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is 6-for-his-last-14 with four RBI and two extra base hits.

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THE GIANTS… Improved to 7-4 on the season after defeating Colorado 6-5 last night…SF is 2-2 on this nine-game, 10-day homestand against Arizona (1-2), Colorado (1-0) and then Los Angeles (Tues-Thurs).

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IN THE BULLPEN… The Giants’ bullpen has given up just five runs (three earned) in 28.0 innings pitched (0.96 ERA), covering their last nine games…the ‘pen has combined for 27 strikeouts in this span while issuing just six walks.

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BUMGARNER’S SLAM… Last night, LHP Madison Bumgarner became just the second Giants pitcher to hit a grand slam since the team moved to SF in 1958, joining Shawn Estes, who accomplished the feat on May 24, 2000 vs. Montreal (off Mike Johnson)…Bumgarner also matched Estes, Dave Koslo, Hal Schumacher and Jack Scott for the most RBI (5) in a game by a Giants pitcher since 1914.

A Grand Game

A W in LA

Quick Hits for April 5, 2014

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THE GIANTS… Moved into first place in the NL West yesterday after posting an 8-4 win here at Dodger Stadium…marks the first time SF has had sole possesion of the division lead since last May 16 (up 1.0 game on then second place Arizona, 6.0 up on LA).

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LEADING THE WAY… OF Angel Pagan has hit safely in each of the first five games on the year (9-for-23, .391), while driving in at least one run in four of the five contests…his seven RBI overall are tied for fourth most in the NL.

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CAREER… Beginning with the 2011 season, Madison Bumgarner’s 42 wins are the sixth-most among left-handed pitchers in the Majors…only Clayton Kershaw (52), Gio Gonzalez (49), CC Sabathia (48), C.J. Wilson (46) and David Price (43) have more.

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DAVID HUFF… Earned his 1st win with Giants yesterday here in LA, logging 1.2 scoreless frames.

 

5 In The 8th

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