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Quick Hits for June 21, 2014

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TOMORROW’S STARTER… Madison Bumgarner is 8-4 with a 2 .85 ERA and one complete game in 15 starts, with the Giants going 9-6 in his outings (3-4 home, 6-2 on road.

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HECTOR SANCHEZ… Has started 26/74 games (25 at catcher, one at 1st)… made a total of 24 starts last season.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Matched his season-high with three hits Wed. at CWS, two of which came off of LHP Chris Sale…the only other lefty to record a hit off Sale this year is LAA’s Josh Hamilton.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is only Giants player on the team to start all 74 games… has played 657 of SF’s 662 innings.

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JUAN GUTIERREZ… Lefties are hitting just .167 (6-for-36) against him.

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BRANDON HICKS… Has made 56 starts (all at 2nd base, five errors).

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .329 (23×70) vs. lefties this year… hit just .199 (29×146) against left-handers in 2013.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is one HR short of reaching the 100 career home run milestone.

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JEAN MACHI… Since the beginning of last season has fashioned a 1.61 ERA (15er, 84 .0ip) in 83 games . . .his 1 .61 ERA during this span ranks as the fourth-lowest figure among NL relievers .

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RYAN VOGELSONG… Did not factor into the decision in his last start on June 14 vs. the Rockies… threw 5 .0 innings and allowed three runs on seven hits, in the Giants 5-4 loss at AT&T Park .

Quick Hits for June 15, 2014

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STOP THIS SKID… Bumgarner is 29-20 with a 3.30 ERA in his starts following a Giants loss in his career (STATS, LLC)…he’s gone 2-2 with a 4.15 ERA in four starts this season.

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CRAWFORD’S JUNE… IF Brandon Crawford is batting .341 (14-for-41) with seven extra base hits (4 2Bs, 2 3Bs, HR) and 11 RBI in 12 games this month.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Has hit safely in each of last 5 games, going 9-for-19 with 2 2Bs, 2 runs and 2 RBI.

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HUNTER PENCE… Went 2-for-4 with HR yesterday vs. Rox and is batting .361 (43×119) in his past 30 games.

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ANGEL PAGAN… Went 2-for-5 with run scored yesterday vs. Rox, snapping 2×19 spell in previous 5 games.

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EHIRE ADRIANZA… Has seen limited action on year, appearing in 42 of 70 games…is 3-for-17 as pinch hitter.

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YUSMEIRO PETIT… Is 2-1 with a 3.18 ERA (8er, 22.2ip) in 13 relief outings.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Has held opponents scoreless in 24 of his 27 appearances, allowing four runs in 23.1ip.

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BUSTER POSEY… Drilled his 9th homer of year yesterday vs. Rox, 2-run shot in 5th inning to tie contest.

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JEAN MACHI… Has not allowed a run in his last 24.0 innings, which is the longest active scoreless streak in the Majors.

Quick Hits for June 10, 2014

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TONIGHT’S PITCHING MATCHUP… Is a rematch of Game 2 of the 2012 World Series in which LHP Madison Bumgarner outdueled Detroit’s RHP Doug Fister in the Giants’ 2-0 victory…Fister gave up one run in 6.0 innings while Bumgarner tossed 7.0 scoreless frames with eight strikeouts.

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COMEBACK KIDS… The Giants are tied with the Detroit Tigers with a Major League-best 18 come-from-behind victories…each of the Giants’ last five wins have been in comeback fashion.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is only Giants player on the team to start all 65 games…has played 579 of SF’s 584 innings.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Has reached base safely in each of his last eight games, batting .346 (9-for-26) with six runs, three 2Bs, HR, nine RBI and five walks.

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TYLER COLVIN… Has started 17 of 29 games since joining the club, hitting safely in 12 of 17 starts.

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GEORGE KONTOS… This is the second time he’s been recalled this season….was called up the first time on May 6 and appeared in just one game before being sent back down on May 10.

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BUSTER POSEY… Has made 52 starts (43 at catcher, nine at 1st)…is tied for second in NL w/10 caught stealings.

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JUAN PEREZ… Has hit safely in his last three games (4×9 with two 2Bs and a HR).

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YUSMEIRO PETIT… Threw 2.0-scoreless innings last night…marked his first appearance since May 31.

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EHIRE ADRIANZA… Has seen limited action on year, appearing in 38 of 65 games…is 3-for-17 as pinch hitter.

Quick Hits for May 30, 2014

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MORSE’S LATE-INNING RBI ARE THE DIFFERENCE… IF/OF Michael Morse, who hit a solo HR in the 2nd inning, snapped a 4-4 tie with two-run double in the 8th of SF’s 6-5 win last night…Morse leads the team with 37 RBI, but entering play yesterday, he had driven in only two runs in the 8th inning or later ofgames this season (Elias).

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GIANTS WITH BEST RECORD IN THE MAJORS… The Giants, winners of seven of their last eight games and 12 of their last 17, enter tonight’s game with the best overall winning pct. in the Majors, posting a .648 ! gure (35-19).

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TOMORROW’S GAME… Saturday, May 31 at St. Louis (11:15): RHP Michael Wacha (3-3, 2.67) vs. TBA — CSN Bay Area

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ANGEL PAGAN… Is hitting .389 (7-for-18) with runners in scoring position and two outs.

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JAVIER LOPEZ… Is holding left-handed batters at a .160 clip (4-for-25).

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TONIGHT’S PITCHING MATCHUP… LHP Madison Bumgarner (6-3, 3.15) has gone 4-0 with a 2.53 ERA in five starts this month with 38 strikeouts in 32.0 innings…the Giants’ ace will be looking to snap a three-start losing streak against the Cardinals, during which he’s posted a 5.59 ERA…RHP Adam Wainwright (8-2, 1.67), the Major Leagues’ ERA leader, is seeking to become the ! rst nine-game winner in the NL…the right-hander has gone 3-0 with a 0.87 ERA in his last four starts.

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HOLDING ON TO LEADS… The Giants are 25-1 (.962) when leading after 6.0 innings this season, 28-1 (.967) when leading after 7.0 frames and a perfect 28-0 when leading after 8.0.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Has appeared in 41 of 55 games (11 starts; seven in CF, four in LF).

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HECTOR SANCHEZ… Has started 19 of 55 games (18 at catcher, one at 1st).

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HUNTER PENCE… Is batting .361 (22-for-61) vs. LHP, which ranks as the 10th-highest mark in the NL.

Quick Hits for May 29, 2014

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PABLO AT THE PLATE… IF Pablo Sandoval enters tonight’s game with an eight-game hitting streak, batting .429 (12-for-28) during the stretch with four home runs and 13 RBI…he’s also driven in at least one run in each of his past eight games, the longest such streak of his career and the longest by a Giant since J.T. Snow had a RBI in eight consecutive games from April 8-18, 2003 (15 RBI).

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… His € five home runs this month are tied for the seventh-most in the league.

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TONIGHT’S PITCHING MATCHUP… RHP Ryan Vogelsong (3-2, 3.20), who carries a 13.2 scoreless innings streak into tonight’s game, has been one of the best pitchers in the Majors over the past month, fashioning a 3-1 record with a 1.35 ERA (6er, 40.0ip) in his past six starts…he’ll be opposed by LHP Jaime Garcia (1-0, 4.26), who earned his first win in more than a year this past Saturday at Cincinnati after allowing two runs in 5.2 innings…Garcia has been tough on the Giants in the past, going 2-1 with a 1.27 ERA (4er, 28.1ip) in four starts.

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SCORELESS STREAKING… San Francisco is coming o! back-to-back shutouts of the Cubs, as they blanked Chicago 4-0 on Tuesday night and then 5-0 yesterday…the Giants’ current 20.0-inning scoreless streak is their longest of the season.

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TOMORROW’S STARTER… Madison Bumgarner Enters tomorrow’s start with a four-game win streak, going 4-0 with a 2.53 ERA (9er, 32.0ip) in his last five starts…a win today and he can match the longest win streak of his career (won five games in a row twice in 2012)…

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SERGIO ROMO… Is 16-for-18 in SV chances…his 16 rescues are tied with LAD’s Kenley Jansen for the the second-most in the Majors.

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BUSTER POSEY… Has made 45 starts (37 at catcher, eight at 1st)…ranks second in NL w/nine caught stealings.

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ANGEL PAGAN… His 20 multi-hit games are tied for the fourth-most in the NL and his .324 avg. is sixth.

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HUNTER PENCE… His 40 runs scored are tied for the second-most in the NL behind Tulowitzki (45).

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GIANTS WITH BEST RECORD IN THE MAJORS… The Giants, winners of six of their last seven games and 11 of their last 16, enter tonight’s game with the best overall winning pct. in the Majors, posting a .642  figure (34-19).

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.

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