Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 9/3/12
The San Francisco Giants had an outstanding month of August going 18-11 that includes a very impressive 13-4 mark on the road and 5-7 record at home. The month saw three three-game sweeps on the road against the Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros. The month was all about offense as the team became potent when Angel Pagan returned back to the leadoff spot in the lineup on August 3 against the Rockies. Pagan batted .342 smacking 39 hits, 11 doubles, four triples, three homers, 15 RBI’s and 15 walks in 29 games. He stole six bases, scored 32 runs and had a .415 on-base percentage. Joaquin Arias was magnificent producing a .417 average collecting 25 hits, five doubles, two triples, three homers and 15 RBI’s in 24 games. You can add a whooping .717 slugging percentage to his tally. Brandon Belt was solid batting .349 managing 30 hits, nine doubles, a triple, seven RBI’s and eight walks in 27 games. A .477 slugging percentage helped fuel him. Buster Posey was once ag...
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