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Quick Hits for October 26, 2014

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has 13 postseason multi-hit games, the most in Giants’ postseason history (SF-era).

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BRANDON BELT… His 11 walks are the second most in a single postseason in Giants franchise history (Barry Bonds, 27 in 2002).

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JEAN MACHI… Has surrendered three runs (two HRs) in 2.2 innings of work this postseason.

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MATT DUFFY… Recorded his first career postseason hit with a pinch-hit single last night.

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GREOGR BLANCO… His three runs scored last night are the most by a Giant in a postseason game since Pablo Sandoval in Game 1 of the 2012 WS.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is hitting .467 (7-for-15) with four runs scored, two 2Bs, a HR and five RBI this World Series.

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BUSTER POSEY… He now has six career World Series RBI, no other Giants catcher has more than two career World Series RBI.

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GAME FIVE… The Giants are 9-1 in their last 10 postseason Game Five’s, with their only loss coming in the 2010 NLCS vs. Philadelphia…the Giants are 15-9 all-time in Game Five…according to Elias, the winner of Game Five is 27-14 in best-of-seven World Series all-time.

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BOCHY NOW WITH 40 POSTSEASON WINS… Last night’s win was the 40th postseason victory of Bruce Bochy’s managerial career…he’s now the fifth manager to win 40 career postseason games, joining Joe Torre (84), Tony LaRussa (70), Bobby Cox (67) and Jim Leyland (44).

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WINS AT HOME… The Giants’ win last night was their 30th World Series victory at home all time…the Giants joined the Yankees (67), Cardinals (31) and Dodgers (30) as the only teams to win 30 home World Series games.

WS – Game 4

NLCS Game 2

NLDS – Game 4 Action

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.

Quick Hts for September 23, 2014

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ANGEL PAGAN… Has now been absent from the lineup in six of the Giants’ seven games this road trip with back sti” ness, an ailment that he su” ered earlier in year when he missed 44 games (June-Aug.).

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TIMLINCECUM… Has made 12 relief appearances in his career (six in the postseason), going 2-0 with a 3.12 ERA (9er, 26.0ip) and a .204 opponents avg. against (19-for-93).

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ANDREW SUSAC… Delivered a go-ahead, pinch-hit RBI single in the 13th inning last night.

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ON THE MOUND TONIGHT… LHP Madison Bumgarner (18-9, 2.91) will be seeking his sixth consecutive winning decision and will attempt to win his fourth consecutive road start against the Dodgers… Bumgarner is 7-2 with a 1.90 ERA (13er, 61.2ip) in nine career starts here at Dodger Sta- dium (he’s 2-0 with a 1.88 ERA in two starts this season)…RHP Zack Greinke (15-8, 2.76) looks to improve to 5-0 against the Giants this season as he’s fashioned a 1.38 ERA while winning each of his four starts against SF.

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MADISON BUMGARNER… His 18 wins are a career-high for a season and are tied with Johnny Cueto and Jered Weaver for the third-most by any pitcher in the Majors this year (Kershaw, Wainwright with 20 wins)…his 18 wins are the most by a Giants pitcher since Shawn Estes had 19 in 1997…needs two wins over his final two starts to become the Giants’ first 20-game winner since John Burkett (22) and Bill Swift (21) in 1993…the Giants haven’t had a pitcher lead the league in wins since John Burkett in 1993 (22).

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WILD CARD – THREE TEAM RACE… The Giants and Pirates enter play today tied for the top overall NL Wild Card spot, +5.0 games ahead of the Brewers…although the Pirates have the tiebreaker for home-field advantage in a potential wild-card game between the clubs…SF’s magic number to clinch a postseason berth stands at two games (combination of SF wins and Milwaukee losses).

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MATT DUFFY… Has started nine games for the Giants (four at 2B and five at SS).

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POSEY HITTING OVER .350 ON THE ROAD… C Buster Posey leads the Majors with a .351 (93-for-265) batting average on the road this season…there have been just four Giants in SF-era history (since 1958) to hit over .350 on the road: Barry Bonds (.386 in 2002 and .359 in 1993), Melky Cabrera (.367 in 2012), Willie Mays (.367 in 1958) and Orlando Cepeda (.351 in 1963).

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MADISON BUMGARNER… urrently has a ” ve-game winning streak, going 5-0 with a 1.98 ERA (9er, 41.0ip), along with 47 strikeouts and just six walks.

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TOMORROW’S STARTER… Tim Hudson, who was named to his fourth career All-Star team this season, is slated to make his 31st and final regular season start of the year.

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