Results tagged ‘ Sergio Romo ’

Quick Hits for August 17, 2014

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HUNTER PENCE… Ranks second in NL in hits (143) and runs scored (82) and third in multi-hit games (41).

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is batting .333 (45-for-135) with four HRs and 19 RBI in his last 33 contests.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Buster Posey

BUSTER POSEY… His catchers ERA of 3.24 ranks second best in NL (SD’s Yasmani Grandal leads at 3.18).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Angel Pagan

ANGEL PAGAN… Has hit safely in nine of his last 10 MLB games, going 13-for-45 (.289) during this stretch.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Michael Morse

MORSE STARTING TO HEAT UP… OF Michael Morse has reached base in seven of his last eight plate appearances and has gone 6-for-11 (.545) with two doubles, a triple, home run and four RBI in four games on this homestand.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Matt Duffy

MATT DUFFY… Has started five games (three at 2B and two at SS).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Joe Panik

JOE PANIK… Went 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI and recorded his ! rst career triple yesterday.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Went 2-for-2 with two RBI yesterday.

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Jeremy Affeldt

GIANTS MIDDLE RELIEF IS SHINING… Five Giants relievers pitched a total of 5.0-scoreless innings yesterday, giving SF a chance to rally from a 5-1 deficit to defeat the Phillies, 6-5…San Francisco’s middle relievers, which Elias defines as those who enter the game before the 8th inning, have posted a 2.33 ERA this season, the lowest such mark in the National League (Elias).

San Francisco Giants, S.F. Giants, photo, 2014, Sergio Romo

IN THE STANDINGS… The Giants gained a game on the Dodgers last night and now stand 4.5 games behind first place Los Angeles in the NL West…SF currently holds the second NL wild card spot, 0.5 game ahead of the Pirates.

Quick Hits for August 16, 2014

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HUNTER PENCE… Leads Majors with 122 games played this season…has played all but 5.0 defensive innings.

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TRAVIS ISHIKAWA… Is 2-for-8 with two RBI as a pinch-hitter with the Giants, while making one start (at 1B).

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ADAM DUVALL… Has been one of the best hitters in the PCL this season, hitting .296 (101×341) with 62 runs scored, 19 doubles, 26 home runs and 84 RBI in 86 games.

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BUSTER POSEY… Is batting .392 (29×74) with a .444 OBP as a first baseman (19 starts) compared to .260 clip (83×319) and .320 OBP as a catcher (84 starts) this season.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Slugged his team-leading 16th homer of year last night off Cole Hamels, 3-run blast in 4th inning which gave SF 3-0 lead…however, blast was his first since July 30 (vs. PIT).

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ANGEL PAGAN… The Giants own a 37-27 record (.578) in games that he starts this year.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has 15 hits in his last 33 at-bats (.455) with RISP.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Allowed a game-tying two-run HR to Cody Asche in the 8th inning last night…marked his first homer allowed since June 18, 2013 vs. SD and his first to a left-handed batter since April 24, 2011 (Jason Heyward).

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SERGIO ROMO… Has held opponents scoreless in 10 of his last 11 contests (11.1ip, 1.59 ERA).

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TOMORROW’S STARTER… RHP Tim Lincecum is 5-3 with a 3.27 ERA (30er, 82.2ip) in 13 career appearances against Philadelphia.

Quick Hits for August 3, 2014

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BEST WHEN SUN IS OUT… The Giants’ own a 25-16 (.610) record during day games, compared to a 34-35 (.493) mark at night .

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HUNTER PENCE…Is only Giants player on team to start all 111 games…has played 992 of SF’s 997 innings.

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SERGIO ROMO… Is 22-for-27 in SV chances…his 22 saves are the 11th-most in the NL.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Is batting .317 (19-for-60) in his last 18 games.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Leads the club with 26 doubles and is second on the team in extra base hits (42).

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .327 against LH pitching (eighth-highest in NL), but .197 against RH hurlers.

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BUSTER POSEY… Is 7-for-his-last-15 with runners in scoring position.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is batting .333 (28-for-84) with two HRs and nine RBI in his last 21 contests.

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JOE PANIK… Hit .321 (94×293) in 74 games for Fresno with 50 runs, 14 2Bs, five HRs and 45 RBI.

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ANDREW SUSAC.. Has started two games for SF since having his contract purchased from triple-A Fresno this past Sat . (H . Sanchez concussion) .

Quick Hits for August 2, 2014

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BUSTER POSEY… Is hitting .338 on the road, compared to a .236 clip at home.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is batting .338 (27-for-80) with two HRs and nine RBI in his last 20 contests.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .327 against LH pitching (ninth-highest in NL), but .200 against RH hurlers.

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MICHAEL MORSE… Has hit safely in seven of his last eight games (8-for-27, .296).

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ANDREW SUSAC… Has started two games for SF since having his contract purchased from triple-A Fresno this past Sat . (H . Sanchez concussion) .

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JAVIER LOPEZ… Has tossed 7.0-scoreless innings over his last 12 relief outings.

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JEAN MACHI… Owns a 0.98 ERA (2er, 18.1ip) in 22 games on road.

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JOE PANIK… Has started 20/35 games at 2nd base since being called up from AAA Fresno June 21.

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SERGIO ROMO… Has already allowed a career-high 22 earned runs in 42 games.

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SANTIAGO CASILLA… Is 43-for-55 in save opportunities in his career in a Giants uniform.

Quick Hits for July 28, 2014

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SERGIO ROMO… Is 22-for-27 in SV chances…his 22 saves are tied for the 10th-most in the NL.

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GOING FOR WIN #13… Madison Bumgarner’s 12 wins on the season are currently tied for the second most of any pitcher in the Majors (Adam Wainwright, 13), and with another win tonight, he will record 13+ wins for the fourth straight season (Pitching coach, Dave Righetti pictured).

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SIX-GAME HOMESTAND CONTINUES TONIGHT… The Giants host the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight for the first of this three-game series and the final set of this six-game homestand…San Francisco has lost their last four games, their longest losing streak since also dropping four in a row June 26-29…the Pirates have won six of their last nine games.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .320 against LH pitching (13th-highest in NL), but .201 against RH hurlers.

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INSIDE THE RACE… With last night’s loss, the Giants are now 1.5 games behind the first place Dodgers in the National League West, which is their largest deficit out of first place since July 4 (also: 1.5 games behind LA)…SF has not been more than 1.5 games out of first place this season.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Is batting .304 (14-for-46) in his last 14 games.

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PENCE AGAINST THE PIRATES… OF Hunter Pence is hitting .311 (104-for-334) with 11 home runs and 49 RBI in 86 career games against Pittsburgh…he’s reached base safely via hit or walk in 15 of his last 16 games and 25 of his last 27 contests.

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DOUBLE THE FUN… The Giants have turned 108 double plays over their first 106 games this season, which is the second-most in the Majors, behind the Baltimore Orioles (109).

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MICHAEL MORSE… Is tied for ninth in the NL with 26 doubles and tied for 12th in extra base hits (41).

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has eight hits in his last 17 at-bats with runners in scoring position.

Quick Hits for July 26, 2014

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GIANTS TRANSACTIONS… Prior to tonight’s game the Giants have placed C Hector Sanchez on the 7-day disabled list with a concussion.

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MORE GIANTS TRANSACTIONS… Prior to tonight’s game the Giants have purchased the contract of C Andrew Susac (#34) from triple-A Fresno.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is only Giants player on team to start all 104 games…has played 930 of SF’s 935 innings.

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MICAHEL MORSE… Is tied for ninth in the NL with 26 doubles this season.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Is 18-for-46 (.391) in his last 11 games and 27-for-81 (.333) in his last 22 contests.

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BUSTER POSEY… Is 7-for-his-last-12 with runners in scoring position.

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JUAN GUTIERREZ… Has held the opposition to a .174 clip (8-for-46) with runners in scoring position.

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DAN UGGLA… Had his contract purchased from triple-A Fresno prior to yesterday’s game.

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TONY BREU… Was hitting .281 (64×228) with 15 doubles and six HRs in 64 games with Fresno.

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SERGIO ROMO… Is 22-for-27 in SV chances…his 22 saves are the 10th-most in the NL.

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