MLB.com keeps track of a stat of the day for the Giants this season, highlighting a unique, interesting or fun nugget from every game.
September 24: Giants 7, Rockies 2 – Brand of the Century
With the series opener at Coors Field, the Giants became only the eighth team in franchise history to win 100 games and the first since 2003. They were the first Majors team to reach 50. , 60, 70, 80, 90 and 100 wins this year.
September 23: Padres 7, Giants 6 (10) – Stars that strike
Austin Slater came off the bench to crush a three-run homerun against left-handed reliever Tim Hill in the sixth inning. It was the 17th home run of the year for the Giants, tying the 2016 Cardinals for the Major League single-season record.
September 22: Giants 8, Padres 6 – Bryant stays hot
Kris Bryant, who put the Giants on the board with a brace to clear Vince Velasquez’s base in the first inning, has reached base safely in each of his last 20 games, his longest streak since a streak. of 23 games on base from June 2-26, 2019, with the Cubs. Bryant’s streak is the third longest active streak on MLB basis, behind Rays ‘Wander Franco (39) and Royals’ Nicky Lopez (31).
September 21: Giants 6, Padres 5 – Late Night LaMonte
LaMonte Wade Jr. is 12 for 19 (.632) with 1,597 OPS and 11 RBIs in the ninth inning this year, earning him the nickname “Late Night” LaMonte from his Giants teammates.
September 19: Braves 3, Giants 0 – sci-fi bats shut up
The Giants were shut out for the first time since their 9-0 loss to Atlanta on August 29. Braves left-hander Max Fried became the fourth opposing starter to pitch at least seven scoreless innings at Oracle Park this season, joining Walker Buehler, Cole Irvin and Kwang Hyun Kim.
Sep 18: Giants 2, Braves 0 – Casali leads another shutout
Alternate wide receiver Curt Casali has caught nine of the Giants’ 16 shutouts this season and came on Saturday with a 2.67 receiver ERA, the highest number among backstops who have started at least 50 games in the Majors.
September 17: Giants 6, Braves 5 (11 innings) – Solano to the limit
Donovan Solano scored an equalizer against Braves closest, Will Smith, with two ninth inning strikeouts to force the extras in Game 1 of the series. It marked the Giants’ 16th home run of the year, leaving them barely to match the Major League record set by the Cardinals of 2016. After another night of four home runs, the Giants now occupy the second in the Majors with 227 home runs, the second most in a single season in franchise history.
September 16: Padres 7, Giants 4 – Belt stays warm
Brandon Belt finished 1-for-4 to extend his batting streak to nine games. In his last 18 games, Belt has reached .347 with five doubles, eight homers and 15 RBIs. His 14 circuits since August 1 are the fifth for the Majors behind Salvador Perez, Bryce Harper, Marcus Semien and Jorge Polanco.
September 15: Padres 9, Giants 6 – Stars who hit by pinch
Thairo Estrada kicked off a four-homer night for the Giants in the third inning, when he landed a hit against Padres right-hander Joe Musgrove for his seventh Homer of the year. It was the 15th hitting for the Giants this season, setting a franchise record. San Francisco is close to matching the Cardinals’ Major League one-season record set in 2016.
September 14: Giants 6, Padres 1 – The Prowess of Posey
Buster Posey hit his 18th home run of the year on an inside lead from Jake Arrieta who was 1.37 feet from the center of the plate, making him the farthest infield than a right-handed hitter from the Giants have been successful since the start of the throwing tracking era. In 2008.
September 13: Giants 9, Cubs 1 – First playoff win
The Giants’ victory over the Padres officially clinched San Francisco’s first playoff spot since 2016. It was the first time the Giants have landed a playoff berth, by calendar date, in franchise history. , and the first time they were the first team to hit their October ticket since 1987, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
Sep 12: Giants 6, Cubs 5 – Giants are 6-0 on road trip
San Francisco went 6-0 on a six-game or more trip for the first time since going 7-0 on a seven-game trip May 12-19, 2016. And just to make up for it time lost, the Giants The Cubs road sweep was the team’s first sweep in a three-game series at Wrigley Field since Sept. 8-10, 1995.
September 11: Giants 15, Cubs 4 – Gausman lands the 200th K
Patrick Wisdom’s strikeout by Kevin Gausman in the sixth inning was his 200th punch of the season, the first time in his nine-year career that he has hit that mark. Gausman is the Giants’ first pitcher since Madison Bumgarner (203) in 2019 and San Francisco’s first right-hander since Jeff Samardzija (205) in 2017, to hit 200 strikeouts in a season.
September 10: Giants 6, Cubs 1 – Littell’s first success
For someone who spent the majority of the first three seasons of his career as an American League reliever, he would have been more surprising than Zack Littell. made have a hit in the Majors. As the Giants kicked off a bullpen game against the Cubs, Littell was fortunate enough to take a career milestone when he came home in the top of the fifth. Littell worked a 2-1 count, then he smoked a right single sweep (starting 97.2 mph, per Statcast) for his first hit as a big leaguer.
September 8: Giants 7, Rockies 4 – This is Wade’s World
LaMonte Wade Jr. is 9-for-15 (0.600) with nine RBIs in the ninth inning this year, the second-highest ninth-period batting average by a Giants player since Glenn Adams’ 0.615 in 1975.
September 7: Giants 12, Rockies 3 – sequence from Webb
Logan Webb allowed three runs in seven innings, ending his streak of 14 straight starts in which he allowed just two runs. It was the longest such streak of a Giants pitcher since Ferdie Schupp had 16 in a row between 1916-1917. Only seven modern-day players have enjoyed a longer streak.
September 6: Giants 10, Rockies 5 – Historic home run rhythm
With a four-home game, the Giants now have 206 home runs this season, the fourth-most in franchise history behind just 2001 (235), 2000 (226) and 1947 (221) clubs. The Giants have played 13 games in which they have hit at least four home runs this year, tying the club’s one-season franchise record set in 1954.
September 5: Dodgers 6, Giants 4 – The relievers take the win
The Giants used nine relievers in a 6-4 win over the Dodgers, the fifth time in franchise history that the team have used at least nine pitchers in a nine-innings game. Interestingly enough, in the other four cases, the Giants lost the game.
September 4: Dodgers 6, Giants 1 – Posey breaks a mini crisis
Buster Posey had three hits in the loss to the Dodgers, his first multi-hit game since Aug. 11. -Star reduced his batting average to 0.304 with his three hits.
September 3: Giants 3, Dodgers 2 (11 innings) – Rivals NorCal and SoCal stick neck and neck
In 17 games against each other this season, the Giants outscored the Dodgers by a slim 71-70 margin, a testament to how these two clubs faced each other.
September 2: Giants 5, Brewers 1 – Webb spins the best gem of his career
Logan Webb not only matched his career high with 10 strikeouts, but he also generated 21 puffs, 38 combined hits and puffs and a 41.3% hit and puff rate, which is all of Webb career for one start.
September 1: Brewers 5, Giants 2 – Gausman’s summit in K
Kevin Gausman had seven strikeouts in five innings, which earned him a career-high 183 for the season. Gausman’s previous career record was 179 in 2017 when he was with the Orioles. It also marked the 15th time in 27 starts that Gausman has stoked seven or more.