2012 San Francisco Giants season

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2012 San Francisco Giants
World Series Champions
National League Champions
National League West Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
  • San Francisco (since 1958)
Other information
Owner(s) Larry Baer (managing general partner)
Manager(s) Bruce Bochy
Local television KNTV (NBC Bay Area 11)
(Jon Miller, Mike Krukow, Duane Kuiper)
CSN Bay Area
(Duane Kuiper, Mike Krukow, Dave Flemming, Jon Miller)
Local radio KNBR (680AM)
(Jon Miller, Dave Flemming, Duane Kuiper, Mike Krukow)
KLOK (Spanish)
(Erwin Higueros, Tito Fuentes)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The San Francisco Giants are an American baseball team. Their 2012 season marked their 130th year in Major League Baseball, as well as their 55th year in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and the thirteenth at AT&T Park. The Giants finished with a record of 94–68, 1st place in the NL West, and beat the Cincinnati Reds in five games in the Division Series thereby becoming the first National League team (8th in MLB History) to come back from a 2–0 deficit in a best-of-five series by sweeping three games in the opponent's park. The Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games in the NL Championship Series and advanced to the 2012 World Series to face the Detroit Tigers. They swept the Tigers in four games to win their second World Series title in three years.

Season standings[edit]

NL West standings[edit]

National League West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 94 68 0.580 48–33 46–35
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 0.531 8 45–36 41–40
Arizona Diamondbacks 81 81 0.500 13 41–40 40–41
San Diego Padres 76 86 0.469 18 42–39 34–47
Colorado Rockies 64 98 0.395 30 35–46 29–52


NL Division Winners[edit]

Division leaders W L Pct.
Washington Nationals 98 64 0.605
Cincinnati Reds 97 65 0.599
San Francisco Giants 94 68 0.580


Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 94 68 0.580 +6
St. Louis Cardinals 88 74 0.543
Los Angeles Dodgers 86 76 0.531 2
Milwaukee Brewers 83 79 0.512 5
Arizona Diamondbacks 81 81 0.500 7
Philadelphia Phillies 81 81 0.500 7
Pittsburgh Pirates 79 83 0.488 9
San Diego Padres 76 86 0.469 12
New York Mets 74 88 0.457 14
Miami Marlins 69 93 0.426 19
Colorado Rockies 64 98 0.395 24
Chicago Cubs 61 101 0.377 27
Houston Astros 55 107 0.340 33


Record vs. opponents[edit]

Team ARI ATL CHC CIN COL HOU LAD MIA MIL NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL WSH AL
Arizona 2–5 5–4 2–5 9–7 6–0 12–6 5–3 3–3 3–4 2–4 3–4 7–11 9–9 1–5 2–4 9–6
Atlanta 5–2 3–4 1–5 6–1 4–2 3–3 14–4 3–3 12–6 12–6 3–2 4–3 3–4 5–1 8–10 8–10
Chicago 4–5 4–3 4–12 2–4 8–5 2–4 2–4 4–13 4–2 2–4 8–8 3–3 1–6 7–10 1–6 5–10
Cincinnati 5–2 5–1 12–4 5–1 10–5 2–4 3–3 9–6 6–2 3–4 11–7 6–2 4–3 6–7 2–5 7–8
Colorado 7–9 1–6 4–2 1–5 5–2 8–10 3–4 5–1 5–2 2–7 2–4 8–10 4–14 2–5 4–3 2–13
Houston 0–6 2–4 5–8 5–10 2–5 2–4 2–4 8–9 4–2 3–3 5–12 3–5 1–8 4–11 1–7 6–9
Los Angeles 6–12 3–3 4–2 4–2 10–8 4–2 4–2 1–6 4–3 5–2 6–1 11–7 8-10 6–5 4–2 6–9
Miami 3–5 4–14 4–2 3–3 4–3 4–2 2–4 4–4 4–12 8–10 1–4 5–1 5–2 2–5 9–9 5–13
Milwaukee 3–3 3–3 13–4 6–9 1–5 9–8 6–1 4–4 3–2 2–5 11–4 3–4 2–4 6–9 3–5 6–9
New York 4–3 6–12 2–4 2–6 2–5 2–4 3–4 12–4 2–3 10–8 5–2 4–3 4–4 4–3 4–14 8–7
Philadelphia 4–2 6–12 4–2 4–3 7–2 3–3 2–5 10–8 5–2 8–10 3–4 4–3 2–4 5–2 9-9 5–10
Pittsburgh 4–3 2–3 8–8 7–11 4–2 12–5 1–6 4–1 4–11 2–5 4–3 1–5 3–3 8–7 3–2 10–8
San Diego 11–7 3–4 3–3 2–6 10–8 5–3 7–11 1–5 4–3 3–4 3–4 5–1 6–12 3–3 2–3 8–7
San Francisco 9–9 4–3 6–1 3–4 14–4 8–1 10–8 2–5 4–2 4–4 4–2 3–3 12–6 3–3 1–5 7–8
St. Louis 5–1 1–5 10–7 7–6 5–2 11–4 5–6 5–2 9–6 3–4 3–4 7–8 3–3 3–3 3–4 8–7
Washington 4–2 10–8 6–1 5–2 3–4 7–1 2–4 9–9 5–3 14–4 9-9 2–3 3–2 5-1 4-3 10–8


Game log[edit]

Legend
  Giants win
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  Postponement
Bold Giants team member
2012 Game Log

Roster[edit]

2012 San Francisco Giants
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

Events[edit]

Postseason[edit]

Division Series[edit]

The San Francisco Giants defeated the Cincinnati Reds to advance to the 2012 National League Championship Series.

Game 1, October 6[edit]

9:37 p.m. (EDT)[3] at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 9 1
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 7 0
WP: Sam LeCure (1–0)   LP: Matt Cain (0–1)
Home runs:
CIN: Brandon Phillips (1), Jay Bruce (1)
SF: Buster Posey (1)

Game 2, October 7[edit]

Sunday, October 7, 2012 – 9:37 pm (ET) at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cincinnati 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 5 0 9 13 0
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
WP: Arroyo (1–0)   LP: Bumgarner (0–1)
Home runs:
CIN: Ryan Ludwick (1)
SF: None

Game 3, October 9[edit]

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
San Francisco 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0
Cincinnati 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1
WP: Romo (1–0)   LP: Broxton (0–1)
Home runs:
SF: None
CIN: None

Game 4, October 10[edit]

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 1 2 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 8 11 1
Cincinnati 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 9 0
WP: Lincecum (1–0)   LP: Leake (0–1)
Home runs:
SF: Ángel Pagán (1), Gregor Blanco (1), Pablo Sandoval (1)
CIN: Ryan Ludwick (2)

Game 5, October 11[edit]

Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 6 9 1
Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 4 12 1
WP: Cain (1–1)   LP: Latos (0–1)   Sv: Romo (1)
Home runs:
SF: Buster Posey (2)
CIN: Ryan Ludwick (3)

Championship Series[edit]

The San Francisco Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals for the National League title.

Game 1, October 14[edit]

Sunday, October 14, 2012 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 8 0
San Francisco 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 1
WP: Mujica (1–0)   LP: Bumgarner (0–1)   Sv: Motte (1)
Home runs:
STL: Carlos Beltrán (1), David Freese (1)
SF: None

Game 2, October 15[edit]

Monday, October 15, 2012 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
San Francisco 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 X 7 12 0
WP: Vogelsong (1–0)   LP: Carpenter (0–1)
Home runs:
STL: None
SF: Ángel Pagán (1)

Game 3, October 17[edit]

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1
St. Louis 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 6 0
WP: Lohse (1–0)   LP: Cain (0–1)   Sv: Motte (2)
Home runs:
SF: None
STL: Matt Carpenter (1)

Game 4, October 18[edit]

Thursday, October 18, 2012 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 6 1
St. Louis 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 X 8 12 0
WP: Wainwright (1–0)   LP: Lincecum (0–1)
Home runs:
SF: Hunter Pence (1) Pablo Sandoval (1)
STL: None

Game 5, October 19[edit]

Friday, October 19, 2012 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 6 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
WP: Zito (1–0)   LP: Lynn (0–1)
Home runs:
SF: Pablo Sandoval (2)
STL: None

Game 6, October 21[edit]

Sunday, October 21, 2012 – 7:45 p.m. (EDT) at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California[4]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 1
San Francisco 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 X 6 9 1
WP: Ryan Vogelsong (2–0)   LP: Chris Carpenter (0–2)
Home runs:
STL: None
SF: None

Game 7, October 22[edit]

Monday, October 22, 2012 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2
San Francisco 1 1 5 0 0 0 1 1 X 9 14 0
WP: Cain (1–1)   LP: Lohse (1–1)
Home runs:
STL: None
SF: Brandon Belt (1)

World Series[edit]

Main article: 2012 World Series

The Giants swept the Detroit Tigers 4–0 to win the World Series Championship. The sweep marks as the franchise's first-ever in a playoffs or championship while in San Francisco.

Game 1, October 24[edit]

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 8 0
San Francisco 1 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 X 8 11 0
WP: Zito (1–0)   LP: Verlander (0–1)
Home runs:
DET: Jhonny Peralta (1)
SF: Pablo Sandoval 3 (3)

Game 2, October 25[edit]

Thursday, October 25, 2012 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
San Francisco 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 X 2 5 0
WP: Bumgarner (1–0)   LP: Fister (0–1)   Sv: Romo (1)
Home runs:
DET: None
SF: None

Game 3, October 27[edit]

Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
San Francisco 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 1
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
WP: Vogelsong (1–0)   LP: Sánchez (0–1)   Sv: Romo (2)
Home runs:
SF: None
DET: None

Game 4, October 28[edit]

Sunday, October 28, 2012 – 8:15 p.m. (EDT) at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan[5]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
San Francisco 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 4 9 0
Detroit 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 5 0
WP: Santiago Casilla (1–0)   LP: Phil Coke (0–1)   Sv: Sergio Romo (3)
Home runs:
SF: Buster Posey (1)
DET: Miguel Cabrera (1), Delmon Young (1)

Batting[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
Buster Posey 148 530 78 178 39 1 24 103 .336 1
Brandon Belt 145 411 47 113 27 6 7 56 .275 12
Ryan Theriot 104 352 45 95 16 1 0 28 .270 13
Brandon Crawford 143 435 44 108 26 3 4 45 .248 1
Pablo Sandoval 108 396 59 112 25 2 12 63 .283 1
Melky Cabrera 113 459 84 159 25 10 11 60 .346 13
Angel Pagan 154 605 95 174 38 15 8 56 .288 29
Hunter Pence 59 219 28 48 11 2 7 45 .219 1
Gregor Blanco 141 393 56 96 14 5 5 34 .244 26
Joaquin Arias 112 319 30 86 13 5 5 34 .270 5
Marco Scutaro 61 268 40 88 16 1 3 44 .362 2

Pitching[edit]

Note: W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; G = Games pitched; GS = Games started; SV = Saves; IP = Innings pitched; H = Hits allowed; R = Runs allowed; ER = Earned runs allowed; BB = Walks allowed; K = Strikeouts

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP H R ER BB K

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Fresno Grizzlies Pacific Coast League Bob Mariano
AA Richmond Flying Squirrels Eastern League Dave Machemer
A San Jose Giants California League Andy Skeels
A Augusta GreenJackets South Atlantic League Lipso Nava
Short-Season A Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Northwest League Tom Trebelhorn
Rookie AZL Giants Arizona League Derin McMains

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lacques, Gabe (August 15, 2012). "Melky Cabrera suspended 50 games for testosterone". USA Today. Archived from the original on August 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Melky Cabrera suspended 50 games". ESPN.com. August 15, 2012. Archived from the original on August 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ "2012 MLB postseason schedule". MLB.com. 
  4. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals at San Francisco Giants – October 21, 2012 | MLB.com Play-by-Play". MLB.com. October 21, 2012. Retrieved October 21, 2012. 
  5. ^ "San Francisco Giants at Detroit Tigers – October 28, 2012 | MLB.com Play-by-Play". MLB.com. October 28, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2012. 

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