Found July 19, 2012 on Two Guys, a Glove and a Coke Bottle:
You can read the box score yourself. Hits: Giants 9, Braves 3. Team left on base: Giants 8, Braves 1. Runs: Giants 2, Braves 3. Throw in the fact that Giants players drew two walks and failed to give one out makes this one of the more frustrating games of the season. Tables were set, little shrimp forks were placed just to the left of the salad forks, and the centerpiece was gaudy and extravagant, something like this. The big hit- hell, even the medium ones- continue to elude the Giants. Staring at the numbers, the prime example of the clutch-hitting inequality is Pablo Sandoval. While Panda is batting .303 on the season, his average drops to .284 when there are any runners on base, and .246 w/RISP. Blimey, the Giants’ stud third basemen becomes a league-average hitter (100 wRC+) when a hit would likely score a run. Considering Sandoval hits after Cabrera and Posey, who each get on base at a nice clip, this creates a black hole in the Giants lineup. Tell me how many times we’ve seen...
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