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Quick Hits for August 28, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME… The San Francisco Giants visit the Colorado Rockies tonight in the final game of this three game series… RHP Jhoulys Chacin (12-7, 3.22) is scheduled to face  LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-8, 2.84).

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BACK-TO-BACK HRs…OF Hunter Pence and IF Pablo Sandoval connected on back- to-back HRs last night in the 1st inning, the € rst back-to-back HRs for SF all season… according to Elias, it was just the second game over the last seven seasons in which the Giants hit back-to-back HRs in the 1st inning (Burrell/Schierholtz did it in 2011).

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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HUNTER’S HOMER…Pence’s home run last
night traveled an estimated 476 feet, which
according to ESPN Stats & Info, was the longest home run hit in Major League Baseball this season.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Followed Pence’s HR last night with one of his own, snapping a 139 at-bat homerless drought… Marked his first home run since the All-Star break and just his third in his last 74 games.

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MARCO SCUTARO… Has been the second hardest batter to strikeout in the Majors, averaging 14.85 PA/K.

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SANDY ROSARIO… Opponents are just 4-for-36 off him with RISP… Left-handed batters are just 9-for-49 with 8 strikeouts.

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BRANDON BELT… Went 4-for-5 last night and is now batting .367 (33-for-90) with ! ve HRs, 11 RBI this month.

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT AND UPCOMING SERIES AT ARIZONA (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Wednesday, August 28 at Colorado (5:40): RHP Jhoulys Chacin (12-7, 3.22) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-8, 2.84) – CSN-BA 
  • Thursday, August 29: OFF DAY in Arizona
  • Friday, August 30 at Arizona (5:40): RHP Randall Delgado (4-4, 3.87) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (7-13, 4.55) – NBC-BA
  • Saturday, August 31 at Arizona (5:10): RHP Trevor Cahill (5-10, 4.39) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (3-4, 5.58) – CSN-BA
  • Sunday, Sept. 1 at Arizona (1:10): LHP Patrick Corbin (13-4, 2.79) vs. TBA – CSN-BA

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

Quick Hits for August 26, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME…  The San Francisco Giants visit the Colorado Rockies tonight in the
€ rst game of this three game series...RHP Juan Nicasio (7-6, 4.79) is scheduled to face
LHP Barry Zito (4-9, 5.63).

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BUSTER’S ON BASE STREAK VS. COLORADO…C Buster Posey was 0-for-3 in the €first game he ever played against Colorado on May 31, 2010, but he’s reached base in each of the 48 games that he’s started against them since then, batting .411 (72-for-175) with a .488 on-base pct. in those games…it’s the longest current streak of reaching base in consecutive starts against one team in the big leagues.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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SANDY ROSARIO… Since being recalled on June 12, his 33 appearances out of the ‘pen leads the club.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is batting .326 (44-for-135) with nine doubles, one HR and 16 RBI since the All-Star break.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Raised his batting avg. by 52 points from .222 to .272 in the last 2.5 months by hitting .294 in his past 40 games.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2013, Francisco Peguero Hunter Pence, Gregor Blanco

BEST AGAINST THE WEST… 26 of the Giants’ €final 32 games will come within the division, where they’ve gone 29-21 (.580).

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PABLO WITH RISP…IF Pablo Sandoval has been one of the best Giants players with hitting with runners in scoring position this season, as he’s batting .381 (43-for-113), the fourth-highest clip in the NL, behind Atlanta’s Freddie Freeman (.448) and St. Louis’ Allen Craig (.447) and Matt Carpenter (.396).

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS SERIES AND UPCOMING SET AT COLORADO (ALL GAME TIMES PDT): 

  • Tuesday, August 27 at Colorado (5:40): RHP Chad Bettis (0-2, 4.50) vs. RHP Yusmeiro Petit (0-0, 3.38) – CSN-BA 
  • Wednesday, August 28 at Colorado (5:40): RHP Jhoulys Chacin (12-7, 3.22) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-8, 2.84) – CSN-BA 

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

Quick Hits for August 9, 2013

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants’ host the Milwaukee Brewers today in the fourth and final game of this four game series…RHP Donovan Hand (0-3, 3.60) is scheduled to start against RHP Tim Lincecum (5-11, 4.43).

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TODAY’S ROSTER MOVES…Prior to tonight’s game the Giants have optioned RHP Jean Machi to triple-A Fresno and have reinstated RHP Ryan Vogelsong from the 60-day disabled list…Vogelsong missed the last 68 games with a fractured right hand.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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SANDY ROSARIO… Faced one batter yesterday, allowing one hit which eventually scored… Opponents are just 2-for-25 (.080) off him with RISP… Left-handed batters are just 5-for-36 (.139) with eight strikeouts.

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YESTERDAY’S GEM…RHP Tim Lincecum recorded his first win yesterday since his no-hitter in San Diego on July 13…since Johnny Vander Meer tossed consecutive no-hitters in 1938, Lincecum became the first Major League pitcher to allow only one hit and pitch more than 6.0 innings in his first win after he threw a no-hitter (Elias).

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SANTIAGO CASILLA… Has tossed 14.2-consecutive scoreless innings over his past 15 appearances, which is the fourth-longest active scoreless streak in the National League.

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JAVIER LOPEZ… Has allowed just one earned run in his last 37 outings (22.1ip).

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IN THE TWO SPOT…IF Brandon Crawford is hitting .316 (12-for-38) and has a .426 on-base pct. in 11 starts as the number two hitter this season.

PROBABLES, BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR TONIGHT AND THE REMAINDER OF THIS SERIES VS. BAL (ALL GAME TIMES PDT): 

  • Friday, August 9 vs. Baltimore (7:15): RHP Chris Tillman (14-3, 3.89) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (2-4, 7.19) – NBC-BA 
  • Saturday, August 10 vs. Baltimore (1:05): LHP Wei-Yin Chen (6-4, 2.95) vs. RHP Chad Gaudin (5-2, 2.56) – FOX 
  • Sunday, August 11 vs. Baltimore (1:05): RHP Bud Norris (tonight) vs. RHP Matt Cain (tonight) – 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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Quick Hits for August 4, 2013

TODAY’S GAME… The San Francisco Giants’ six-game road trip concludes today with the final game of this three game series against the Tampa Bay Rays… RHP Roberto Hernandez (6-11, 4.71) is scheduled to face  RHP Guillermo Moscoso (0-0, 6.75) in the finale.

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BUSTER POSEY… Among NL leaders, the 2013 All-Star is sixth in doubles (29), eighth in batting avg. (.308), eighth in OBP (.378), ninth in slugging (.505), 11th in extra base hits (44) and 15th in RBI (59).

Click HERE for today’s compete game notes.

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JOSE MIJARES… Is holding the opposition to a .161 avg. (9-for-56) with runners in scoring position.

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SANDY ROSARIO… Has blanked opponents in 12 of his last 14 games, allowing three runs in 12.1 innings.

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JAVIER LOPEZ… Has been unscored upon in his past 13 games (6.1ip) and has allowed just one earned run in his last 35 outings (20.0ip)… His 1.37 ERA ranks as the fourth-lowest among NL relievers (min. 25.0ip).

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PENCE SINCE THE BREAK…OF Hunter Pence has posted the eighth-highest batting average among big league players since the All-Star break, batting .386 (22-for-57) in his past 15 games.

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JAVIER LOPEZ… Has allowed just one home run in 134.1 innings pitched in a Giants uniform, which ranks as the fewest in the NL since July 31, 2010.

PROBABLES, BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR TODAY AND UPCOMING SET VS. MILWAUKEE (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Sunday, August 4 at Tampa Bay (10:40): RHP Roberto Hernandez (6-11, 4.71) vs. RHP Guillermo Moscoso (0-0, 6.75) – CSN-BA
  • Monday, August 5 vs. Milwaukee (7:15): RHP Tyler ” ornburg (1-0, 2.22) vs. RHP Chad Gaudin (5-2, 2.64) – CSN-BA
  • Tuesday, August 6 vs. Milwaukee (7:15): RHP Wily Peralta (7-11, 4.57) vs. RHP Matt Cain (7-6, 4.57) – CSN-BA
  • Wednesday, August 7 vs. Milwaukee (7:15): LHP Tom Gorzelanny (2-4, 2.78) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-6, 2.69) – CSN-BA
  • Thursday, August 8 vs. Milwaukee (12:45): RHP Donovan Hand (pitching tonight) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (tonight) – 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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