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White House Visit

Today President Obama welcomed the San Francisco Giants to the White House to honor the team and their 2012 World Series Championship…the visit will continued the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring sports teams for their efforts to give back to communities.

We have also included all the photos in a slideshow:

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Quick Hits for May 10, 2013

TONIGHT’S GAME… The Giants’ 10-game homestand continues tonight as they host the Atlanta Braves for the second game of this four-game set… RHP Tim Hudson (4-1, 3.83) is slated to face  RHP Matt Cain (1-2, 5.57).

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GEORGE KONTOS… Tossed 2.0-scoreless innings last night, allowing one hit and one walk with four Ks.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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COMEBACK KIDS…11 of the Giants’ 20 wins this season have been come-from-behind victories…that’s tied with the Orioles for the second-most such wins in the Majors this season (Royals have 12 such wins)…eight of the Giants’ 20 victories have come with the game tied or the Giants trailing after 7.0 innings.

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BUSTER AT THE PLATE…Over the last two-plus weeks, beginning April 21, C Buster Posey has gone 20-for-56 (.357) with four doubles, five home runs, 16 RBI and 11 walks in 17 games…prior to this stretch, Posey was hitting just .231 (12-for-52) with five extra base hits (no HRs) and six RBI in his first 16 games.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… His 43 hits are tied for the second-most in the NL, is tied for seventh in the league in RBI (24) and ranks 10th in batting avg.

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MARCO SCUTARO… Is the Giants’ hottest hitter right now, having hit safely in his last nine games, batting .486 (17- for-35) with seven runs scored.

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SELLOUT STREAKING…The Giants have sold out their last 184 regular season home games, dating back to Oct. 1, 2010…it’s the longest active regular season home sellout streak in the Majors.

From The Club Level

No matter what the outcome of the game is, the view is always great from the Club Level at AT&T Park.  ATL 6 – SF 3.

WS Game 1& 2 Outtakes

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Team Photo Day

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2012 Official SF Giants Team Photo

It’s that time of the year again. Before today’s game the team stopped by right field to take the 2012 Giants Team Photo:

Back Row: Jeremy Affeldt, Madison Bumgarner, Hunter Pence, Matt Cain, Ryan Vogelsong, Barry Zito, Javier Lopez, Brandon Belt

Fourth Row: Aubrey Huff, Angel Pagan, Clay Hensley, Sergio Romo, Tim Lincecum, Hector Sanchez, Brandon Crawford, Jose Mijares, George Kontos

Middle Row: Justin Christian, Joaquin Arias, Francisco Peguero, Marco Scutaro, Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval, Gregor Blanco, Ryan Theriot, Santiago Casilla, Eric Hacker

Second Row: Mike Murphy, Shawon Dunston, Roberto Kelly, Tim Flannery, Ron Wotus, Bruce Bochy, Dave Righetti, Mark Gardner, BamBam Meulens, Bill Hayes, Joe Lefebvre

Front Row: Bret Alexander, Joe Day, Ron Garcia, Haro Ogawa, Anthony Reyes, Dave Groeschner, Mark Gruesbeck, Carl Kochan, Taira Uematsu, Brandon Evans, David Lowenstien

Seated: Marco Alioto

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16 members of the current SF Giants team have been in San Jose earlier in their careers

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