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Happy Birthday – Clay Hensley

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Here are some Giants Gems for Clay Hensley’s birthday from the 2012 Giants Media Guide – Happy Birthday Clay!

  • Graduated from Pearland High School (TX) and went on to attend Lamar College in nearby Beaumont, TX…set a single-season school record with 127 strikeouts in 100.0 innings for Lamar in 2002, going 8-6 with a 2.97 ERA.
  • Established a school single-game record with 15 strike- outs against Nicholls State on May 11…during Southland Conference championship, set a new Lamar and SLC Tournament single-game record by striking out 17 Texas- Arlington batters…earned tournament MVP honors.
  • Former Giants farmhand rejoins organization after signing one year deal in January…has had up and down career in Majors as he has gone 24-29 with 7 saves and 3.94 ERA (204er, 466.1ip) as starter (49 games) and reliever (162 games) for San Diego (2005-08) and Florida (2010-11).
  • Surrendered Barry Bonds’ 755th home run to tie Hank Aaron’s all-time record on July 25, 2007.
  • Was originally drafted by Giants in 8th round of 2002 First Year-Player Draft…was then traded to San Diego along with pitcher R.D. Spiehs in exchange for pitcher Matt Herges on July, 13, 2003.

Happy Birthday – Steve Edlefsen

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Here are some Giants Gems for Steve Edlefsen’s birthday from the 2012 Giants Media Guide – Happy Birthday Steve!

  • At age four, was a batboy for the Miesville Mudhens near his hometown of Bloomington, Minnesota. His father, Brad, pitched for the team. Brad also played in the Atlanta Braves organization.
  • Played shortstop and pitched at Jefferson High in Bloomington, where he hit .392 as a senior. He stopped pitching altogether and became a full-time infielder at Barton County Community College in Great Bend, Kansas, and at the University of Nebraska. On April 11, 2006, he hit for the cycle and had a Hawkeyes’ record-tying six –hit game in extra innings.
  • Made his Major League debut August 21, 2011, in Houston. Entered the game in the fifth inning with runners on the corners and two outs. He struck out Clint Barmes to get the Giants out of the inning. He gave the strike-out ball to his father, who along with Steve’s mother Christine flew in to watch the game.

Quick Hits for Tuesday, June 5, 2012 (Game 56)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the San Diego Padres in the 1st game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Tim Lincecum (2-6, 5.82) will face Padres’ right-hander Anthony Bass (2-5, 4.00).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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STEVE EDLEFSEN… Has been unscored upon in 9 of his 12 games this year.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than sunny days in San Diego.

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Earned his 1st save yesterday as he tossed 2.0-perfect frames…has retired 29 of his last 34 batters faced (11 strikeouts).

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JEREMY AFFELDT… Has been unscored upon in his last 8 outings and 14 of his last 15 appearances… Left-handed batters are 1-for-their-last-13 off him.

SERGIO ROMO… His 0.57 ERA (1er,15.2ip) ranks as the 5th-lowest among NL relievers… Has struck out 12 of the last 22 batters he has faced.

SERGIO ROMO… Among active career leaders as a relief pitcher, Romo has the highest strikeout-walk ratio, with a 5.47 figure.

Turn Back The Century – 1912

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Team Photo (check out the photos below to see the reaction to Brandon Belt wearing a SF sweatshirt over of his jersey)

TURN BACK THE CLOCK… The Giants and Cubs wore replica uniforms from 1912 today… Some  elements from today’s turn back the century game include:

• The scoreboard had a vintage look and videos were not shown.
• There was a roving barber shop quartets outside the gates.
• Giants photographers, ushers, security guards, grounds keepers and other staff wore 1912 era garb.
• Only organ music was played the entire game.

Quick Hits for Thursday, May 24, 2012 (Game 45)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Miami Marlins in the 1st game of this 4-game series…Giants’ right-hander Ryan Vogelsong (2-2, 2.27) will face Marlins’ right-hander Anibal Sanchez (2-2, 2.32).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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LEADING THE MAJORS…OF Melky Cabrera enters tonight’s game tied with Derek Jeter for the Major League lead with 64 hits…his 21 multi-hit games pace the Majors and his 5 triples are tied for the most in the league.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than thunderstorms in Miami.

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IN THE ‘PEN…Steve Edlefsen and the Giants’ bullpen has tossed 13.1-scoreless innings through the 1st 3 games of this 7-game road trip, including 6.0-scoreless frames yesterday.

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HECTOR SANCHEZ… Went 1-for-5 yesterday with a bases clearing 2B… Ranks 3rd among NL Rookies with 16 RBI… Has hit safely in 14 of 21 games this season, making 15 starts (all at C).

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AUBREY HUFF… Has started 4 games in LF and 7 at 1st base…made his 1st career appearance at 2nd base on April 21 at New York-NL in 9th inning as Giants were short on bench players.

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ANGEL PAGAN… His 3 3Bs are tied for the 3rd-most in the Majors…had just 4 triples all of last season with the Mets… Has hit safely in 32 of his last 34 contests… Leads the club with 8 stolen bases.

Quick Hits for Saturday, May 19, 2012 (Game 40)

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Oakland Athletics in the middle game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Ryan Vogelsong (1-2, 2.66) will face A’s right-hander Tyson Ross (2-3, 6.25).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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TIME FLIES…Nearly a quarter of the season will be in the books as the Giants will play their 40th game today…through 40 games last season, SF was 22-18 and in 1st place in the NL West, 0.5 game ahead of 2nd-place Colorado.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than cars on the Bay Bridge.

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ALL ANGEL…OF Angel Pagan has drawn 3 walks in each of his last 2 games and has reached base safely via hit or walk in 10 of his last 12 plate appearances…Pagan has also hit safely in each of his last 9 games.

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JOAQUIN ARIAS... Was back in the lineup last night after sitting out prior game with contusion on his left forearm… Has been solid w/RISP, hitting .300 (6-for-20) in those situations.

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STEVE EDLEFSEN…Is holding opponents to a .200 avg. (3-for-15) with RISP.

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HECTOR SANCHEZ… Ranks 4th among NL rookies with a .286 avg. and 12 RBI.

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CLAY HENSLEY… Has stranded 10 of his 11 inherited runners this season… Has made 2nd-most appearances from the ‘pen with 18.

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