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Quick Hits for October 22, 2014

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BUMGARNER’S STREAK SNAPPED… LHP Madison Bumgarner’s World Series scoreless innings streak ended at 21.0 innings last night…only six others had longer streaks in World Series history: Whitey Ford (33 innings), Babe Ruth (29 innings), Christy Mathewson (28 innings), Lew Burdette (24 innings), George Earnshaw (22 innings) and Sandy Koufax (22 innings) (Elias).

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JAKE PEAVY… Is on his fourth career postseason roster, having also appeared in the postseason with the Padres in 2005 and 2006 and then winning a World Series ring with the Red Sox last season.

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HUNTER PENCE… Is on his third postseason roster (2011 with Philadelphia, 2012 with San Francisco)…is 12-for-42 (.286) with seven runs, four 2Bs and a HR this postseason.

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PABLO’S POSTSEASON ON-BASE STREAK REACHES 24… IF Pablo Sandoval has reached base safely in 24-straight postseason games (dating back to Game Four of the NLDS on Oct. 10, 2012), the longest streak in Giants franchise history…only three players in postseason history have a longer streak of reaching base: Miguel Cabrera (31, 2011-13), Chase Utley (27, 2007-09) and Boog Powell (25, 1966-71).

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MICHAEL MORSE… Batted .263 (5-for-19) with a home run and two RBI in five games during the 2012 NLDS.

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JOE PANIK… Recorded his second triple of the postseason last night and became the first rookie with two triples in the same postseason since Willie McGee did so with St. Louis in 1982.

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GREGOR BLANCO… Is on his second postseason roster (2012)…has gone 8-for-47 (.170) in 11 starts (all in CF) this postseason.

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THE GIANTS… Will be looking to become the second NL team to win three World Series in a five-year span (Cardinals – 1942, 1944, 1946).

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POSTSEASON SERIES WIN STREAK… Not counting the Wild Card game, the Giants have won eight straight postseason series, the longest such streak in NL history and tied with the Yankees (1927-1941) for the second-longest streak ever, trailing only the 1998-2001 Yankees, who won 11 straight (Elias).

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WILD CARD WORLD SERIES… The 110th edition of Major League Baseball’s championship series will pit two wild-card teams for the second time in baseball history…the Giants lost the other in seven games in 2002 to the Los Angeles Angels…the following teams have won the World Series as a Wild-Card team: Marlins (1997, 2003), Angels (2002), Red Sox (2004) and Cardinals (2011).

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Quick Hit for October 15, 2014

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TONIGHT’S GAME… The Giants and Cardinals face off for Game Four of this best-of-seven NLCS, with the Giants leading the series 2-1…SF has won 13 of their last 15 postseason games, including seven of their last eight here at AT&T Park.

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GIANTS UP 2-1… Teams leading a best-of-seven series 2-1 in the postseason have gone on to win the series 71.1 percent of the time (91 of 128 instances) (Stats, Inc.).

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GIANTS TIE NL RECORD… The Giants have won each of their last four extra-inning games in the postseason (Reds, Tigers in 2012 and Nationals, Cardinals in 2014), tying the National League record (Elias).

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JOE PANIK… Rookie second baseman made his Major League debut in mid-June and established himself as one of the top NL rookies, hitting .305 (82-for-269) with 10 2Bs, two 3Bs, HR and 18 RBI in 73 games.

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MR. CONSISTENT… IF Pablo Sandoval has reached base safely in 21-straight postseason games dating back to Game Four of the NLDS on Oct. 10, 2012…the streak is the longest active one in the bigs and matches Barry Bonds’ Giants franchise record set from Oct. 2, 2012-Oct. 3, 2003.

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HUNTER PENCE… Has reached base safely in 11-consecutive postseason games dating back to Game 2 of the 2012 World Series vs. Detroit.

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GIANTS IN THE NLCS… The Giants are playing in the League Championship Series for the third time in the last five seasons, for the fourth time in the last 13 seasons and for the seventh time in franchise history (1971, 1987, 1989, 2002, 2010, 2012, 2014) since its inception in 1969…San Francisco has logged a 4-2 series mark in their previous six trips, winning the last four series.

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POSTSEASON HISTORY… The Giants franchise owns seven World Championships (1905, 1921, 1922, 1933, 1954, 2010, 2012), 20 Pennants and this is the 27th playoff appearance in the teams history…overall, the Giants have gone 90-84-2 (win-loss-tied) in the postseason since 1900 (14-15 in League Division Series, 22-15 in League Championship Series and 53-54-2 in World Series).

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CLOSE CALLS… The Giants have gone 12-1 in their last 13 postseason games decided by just one run.

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TRAVIS ISHIKAWA… His bases-loaded double in the 1st inning yesterday was the first three-RBI double in Giants franchise history during postseason play.

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