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White House Visit

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Golf Night at AT&T Park

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Ring Ceremony

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Quick Hits for September 26, 2014

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TONIGHT’S STARTER… RHP Ryan Vogelsong (8-12, 3.96) hasn’t received any run support in his last three starts and has received the sixth-lowest run support average at home this season, with the Giants’ offense giving him 2.85 runs per game…Vogelsong has gone 3-0 with a 1.89 ERA (4er, 19.0ip) in three starts against the Padres at AT&T Park.

september 25, 2014, sf giants, clinch playoff

PENCE, POSEY IN THE CLUTCH… OF Hunter Pence (.357) and C Buster Posey (.344) own the third and fourth highest batting average in the NL, respectively, with runners in scoring position.

september 25, 2014, sf giants, clinch playoff

TONIGHT’S GAME… The Giants clinched their third trip to the postseason in five years yesterday, but are still fighting for the opportunity to open the playoffs here at AT&T Park…the Giants are seeking home-field advantage in the one-game wild-card round against either the Pirates or Cardinals.

september 25, 2014, sf giants, clinch playoff

GIANTS-PIRATES? OR GIANTS-CARDINALS?… The Giants, who won the World Series in each of their last two postseason trips, trail the Pirates by one game with the Pirates holding the tiebreaker in the race to host the wild-card playoff on Wednesday…Pittsburgh is just 1.0 game behind St. Louis for the NL Central crown and the Giants hold the tiebreaker for home-! eld advantage over St. Louis should both teams end in a tie.

september 25, 2014, sf giants, clinch playoff

THE GIANTS – POSTSEASON… 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).

september 25, 2014, sf giants, clinch playoff

LET’S WIN TWO… San Francisco will try to win consecutive games for only the second time in two weeks tonight.

september 25, 2014, sf giants, clinch playoff

A LOT OF RUNS AT HOME… The Giants are averaging 6.0 runs per game in their past 13 home contests (11-2 record), while hitting .382 (52-for-136) with runners in scoring position.

september 25, 2014, sf giants, clinch playoff

JEREMY AFFELDT… Has been unscored upon in his last nine appearances, tossing 5.2 frames.

september 25, 2014, sf giants, clinch playoff

JAVIER LOPEZ… Is tied for second on the team with 64 relief appearances, including 55 scoreless efforts.

september 25, 2014, sf giants, clinch playoff

SELLOUT STREAK JUST KEEPS GOING AND GOING… The Giants have sold out their last 324 regular season home games, extending the longest consecutive regular season home sellout streak in the National League…SF’s streak is currently the longest active one in the Majors.

You Gotta Like These Kids

giants magazine, june 2007, matt cain, noah lowry, you gotta like these kids

Quick Hits for July 22, 2014

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is 13-for-30 (.433) in his last seven games and 22-for-65 (.338) in his last 18 contests.

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INSIDE THE SERIES… The Giants have won eight of the last 12 meetings with
the Phillies, and have won seven of the last nine here at
Citizens Bank

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TONIGHT’S PITCHING MATCHUP… RHP Yusmeiro Petit (3-3, 3.86) will make his sixth start of
the season and ! rst since May 31 after RHP Matt Cain was placed on the DL for the third
time this season…

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is tied with Alex Rios for the second-most triples in the Majors (Dee Gordon, 9).

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PENCE THE FORMER PHILLIE… OF Hunter Pence is a career .351 hitter (46-for-131) against
the Phillies, the second best of any active player (minimum
125 ABs).

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EHIRE ADRIANZA… Has hit safely in eight of his last nine games, batting .360 (9×25).

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GIANTS ON THE ROAD… The Giants’ record of 27-19 (.587) on the road ranks as the second-best mark in the NL
behind the Dodgers (31-21, .596).

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INSIDE THE SERIES… The Giants have won eight of the last 12 meetings with
the Phillies, and have won seven of the last nine here at
Citizens Bank Park.

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JUAN GUTIERREZ… Has held the opposition to a .146 clip (6-for-41) with runners in scoring position.

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BUSTER POSEY… Has driven in 10 runs in his last ! ve games and now leads team w/52 RBI (T20th in NL).

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