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VZ In SF

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The Giants have 10 uniformed personal from Venezuela on the field this season (shown here with a gravity-defying Greek): Yusmeiro Petit, Hector Sanchez, Ehire Adrianza, Jose Alguacil, Gregor Blanco, Pablo Sandoval, Guillermo Moscoso, Marco Scutaro and Jean Machi (Caracas native, Jose Mijares not pictured and George Kontos elevating)

On July 2, 1954 Ray Monzant became the first player from Venezuela to play for the Giants when he started the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  This year the Giants have 9 players and 1 coach representing the South American country.

Quick Hits for September 22, 2013

TODAY’S GAME… The San Francisco Giants visit the New York Yankees today in the final game of this three game series… LHP Andy Pettitte (10-10, 3.93) will face  RHP Yusmeiro Petit (4-0, 3.08).

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ON THE MOUND…Petit enters today’s game having won four consecutive decisions and the Giants have won all five of his starts this season…the Giants last won the first five starts of a pitchers’ season in 2011, when they did so for Ryan Vogelsong…the last time the club won the first six starts of a pitcher’s season was 2003, when they did so for Jason Schmidt.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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MICHAEL KICKHAM… Is holding opponents to a .143 avg. against (5-for-35) in his first inning pitched.

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JUST 8 MORE…OF Hunter Pence, who has 26 RBI this month, needs just eight more
in the next seven games to match Jeff Kent for the most RBI by a Giant in a calendar
month.

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TONY ABREU… Was recalled from his rehab assignment at triple-A Fresno and was reinstated o! the DL on Sept. 1…. Missed 31 games after being placed on the DL July 30 with left knee bursitis.

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BUSTER POSEY… His .333 batting avg. vs. LH pitchers is the eighth-best mark in the NL.

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LAST ROAD GAME…San Francisco wraps up their portion of the road schedule today… the Giants went 10-16-0 (win-lost-split) in 26 road series.

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR TODAY AND UPCOMING SERIES VS. LOS ANGELES (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):

  • Sunday, Sept. 22 at New York-AL (10:05am): LHP Andy Pettitte (10-10, 3.93) vs. RHP Yusmeiro Petit (4-0, 3.08) – CSN-BA, TBS
  • Tuesday, Sept. 24 vs. Los Angeles (7:15): LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu (13-7, 3.03) vs. RHP Matt Cain (8-9, 4.06) – CSN-BA
  • Wednesday, Sept. 25 vs. Los Angeles (7:15): RHP Ricky Nolasco (13-10, 3.55) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (13-9, 2.77) – CSN-BA
  • Thursday, Sept. 26 vs. Los Angeles (7:15): RHP Edinson Volquez (9-12, 5.77) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (10-14, 4.44) – 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 September 11, 2013

TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Colorado Rockies today in the final game of this three game series…RHP Juan Nicasio (8-7, 4.68) is scheduled to face RHP Yusmeiro Petit (3-0, 2.05).

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DRIVING THEM IN…OF Hunter Pence went 4-for-5 last night and matched his career-high with six RBI…Pence’s six runs driven in are the most by a Giant here at AT&T Park since Jose Guillen did so on Sept. 19, 2010 vs. Milwaukee.

Click HERE for today’s complete game notes.

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20-20 FOR PENCE…Hunter Pence became the seventh Giant to hit 20 HRs and steal 20 bases in a season and the first since Barry Bonds in 1998 (the others: Bobby Bonds, Willie Mays, Jeffrey Leonard, Glenallen Hill and Orlando Cepeda)…Pence joined Colorado’s Carlos Gonzalez (26 HRs, 21 SBs) and Los Angeles’ Mike Trout (23 HRs, 32 SBs) as the only players in the Majors to go 20-20 this season.

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IT ALL COMES DOWN TO GAME 5…The San Jose Giants were unable to hold an early 5-1 lead at Visalia last night and fell 6-5 in Game 4…San Jose and Visalia are now tied at two-games-apiece in the best-of-five North Division Series…Game 5 is set for tonight in San Jose as RHP Pat Young will start for the Giants…Young was added to SJ’s roster from Salem-Keizer at the start of the playoffs, as he posted a 0.92 ERA in 8 starts with the Volcanoes.

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ON THE MOUND…RHP Yusmeiro Petit came within one out and one strike from tossing the 24th perfect game in MLB history in his last start, as he lost his bid for a perfecto on Eric Chavez’s pinch-hit single with two outs in the 9th inning…Petit became the 12th player to lose a perfect game with two outs in the 9th and the second pitcher this season, joining Texas’ Yu Darvish.

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MATT CAIN… Tomorrow the three-time NL All-Star will be making his 28th start of the season and just his second outing since coming off the DL with a right forearm contusion…took the loss in his last start on Saturday vs. Arizona in SF’s 2-1 defeat…he tossed 6.1 innings, allowing just two runs on eight hits and four walks with three Ks.

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GOING FOR A WINNING HOMESTAND…The Giants need a win today to clinch their first winning homestand since May 20-26, when they went 4-2 against Washington (2-1) and Colorado (2-1).

PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR TODAY AND UPCOMING SERIES AT LOS ANGELES (ALL GAME TIMES PDT): 

  • Wednesday, Sept. 11 vs. Colorado (12:45): RHP Juan Nicasio (8-7, 4.68) vs. RHP Yusmeiro Petit (3-0, 2.05) – CSN-BA
  • Thursday, Sept. 12 at Los Angeles (7:10): RHP Zack Greinke (14-3, 2.79) vs. RHP Matt Cain (8-9, 4.37) – CSN-BA 
  • Friday, Sept. 13 at Los Angeles (7:10): LHP Clayton Kershaw (14-8, 1.92) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (11-9, 2.82) – CSN-BA 
  • Saturday, Sept. 14 at Los Angeles (6:10): RHP Ricky Nolasco (13-9, 3.14) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (9-13, 4.40) – CSN-BA 
  • Sunday, Sept. 15 at Los Angeles (1:10): RHP Edinson Volquez (9-11, 5.99) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (3-5, 5.82) – 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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