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Quick Hits for April 4, 2014

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TODAY’S GAME… The San Francisco Giants’ seven-game road trip continues with the second stop here in Los Angeles this weekend for a three-game series that starts today…RHP Ryan Vogelsong (2013: 4-6, 5.73) is slated to face Dodgers’ LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu (1-0, 0.00).

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THE GIANTS.. Are coming off a four-game series against the D-Backs where they took three of four games, outscoring them by a 23-18 margin…it marked the Giants’ fifth-consecutive series win at Chase Field.

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BRANDON HICKS… Homered in his first at-bat as a Giant yesterday off RHP Josh Collmenter.

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BELTING HOME RUNS… Brandon Belt has homered in three of the first four games this season…he joins Barry Bonds (2002), Kevin Mitchell (1991) and Willie Mays (1962, 1964, 1971) as the only Giants to homer at least three times in the first four games of the season.

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2014 SF Giants Roster

Play Ball Lunch

To kick off the 2014 season, the San Francisco Giants and Manager Bruce Bochy, Giants broadcasters, alumni and executives joined over 1,000 fans at the Giants Community Fund’s annual Play Ball Lunch presented by Blue Shield of California. 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of Junior Giants, the flagship program of the Giants Community Fund. The entire 2014 Giants team was in attendance.  A select number of Junior Giants players from local leagues had the opportunity to sit with a Giants player or coach during the luncheon.

Quick Hits for September 28, 2013

TODAY’S GAME…The Giants face the San Diego Padres today in the middle game of this three game series and the final series of the season…LHP Eric Stults (10-13, 3.94) is scheduled to face RHP Yusmeiro Petit (4-0, 2.84).

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GOING FOR 162…Pence has started every one of the Giants’ 160 games this season and could become the first Giants player in the SF-era (since 1958) to start every regular season game in a season, and the first since Alvin Dark started all 154 games for the New York Giants in 1954…Pence can also become the first Giants player since Bobby Thomson to start every game of a season in the outfield…Thomson started all 156 games in center field during the 1949 season for the New York Giants.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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BRANDON BELT… Has hit .342 (64×187) with seven HRs and 26 RBI since Aug. 1.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Hit .294 with five HRs and 28 RBI over the first two and a half months (April 1-June 14).

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TONY ABREU… Is 12-for-31 with four doubles, two triples, a homer and seven RBI in his past nine games… Is batting .327 with eight extra-base hits against left-handed pitchers.

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FINISHING STRONG…Beginning Aug. 24, the Giants have gone 19-13 (.594), the third-best winning pct. among NL teams since that date.

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A WINNING MONTH…The Giants have gone 15-10 (.600) this month, which is tied with San Diego for the third-best winning pct. among NL teams behind St. Louis (.680, 17-8) and Washington (.680, 17-8)…this is the Giants’ first winning month of the season since May (14-13).

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SET AGAINST SAN DIEGO (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Saturday, Sept. 28 vs. San Diego (1:05): LHP Eric Stults (10-13, 3.94) vs. RHP Yusmeiro Petit (4-0, 2.84) – CSN-BA 
  • Sunday, Sept. 29 vs. San Diego (1:05): RHP Tyson Ross (3-8, 3.10) vs. RHP Matt Cain (8-10, 4.00) – CSN-BA

note: all games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/81 home games and two road contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes (Spanish)

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