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Sergio Romo: The Promonator

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Sergio Romo: The Promonator

As Giants reliever Sergio Romo points out, there are many promotional days at AT&T Park. While you're watching his commercial outtakes above, check out the remaining promotions scheduled at China Basin, and get out to the game!

July

Date Time Opponent Promotion Fri, Jul 27 7:15pm Dodgers Orange Day Sat, Jul 28 1:05pm Dodgers Giants Trading Cards (First 20,000 fans) Sun, Jul 29 1:05pm Dodgers Giants Snap Watch (First 7,500 kids-- 14 & under) Mon, Jul 30 7:15pm Mets Rally Towel Giveaway

August

Date Time Opponent Promotion Thu, Aug 2 12:45pm Mets Slumber Party Fri, Aug 10 7:15pm Rockies Orange Friday and Perfect Cain Night Sat, Aug 11 1:05pm Rockies Virgin America Day (2 for 1 flight voucher) Sun, Aug 12 1:05pm Rockies Giants Gym Bag (First 7,500 kids-- 14 & under) Fri, Aug 24 7:15pm Braves Orange Friday Sun, Aug 26 1:05pm Braves Pablo Sandoval Bobblehead
September
Date Time Opponent Promotion Fri, Sep 7 7:15pm Dodgers Orange Friday Sat, Sep 8 1:05pm Dodgers Melkey Cabrera Giants Jersey T-shirt Fri, Sep 21 7:15pm Padres Orange Friday Sat, Sep 22 6:05pm Padres Pablo Sandoval Garden Gnome Sun, Sep 23 1:05pm Padres Fan Appreciation Day

Samardzija hits two milestones, makes 200-200 club in start vs Dodgers

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Samardzija hits two milestones, makes 200-200 club in start vs Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — When the Giants gathered for spring training in February, team officials thought they had put together a rotation with four 200-inning arms. The starters didn’t come close to hitting that lofty goal, but one Giant got to the 200-inning mark Friday night. 

Jeff Samardzija hit 200 innings in the third inning Friday night at Dodger Stadium, reaching the standard for the fifth consecutive season. Samardzija also became the first Giant this year to reach 200 strikeouts when he struck out Curtis Granderson to open the second inning. The right-hander will be the only member of the rotation to reach either milestone, with Madison Bumgarner and Johnny Cueto limited by injuries and Matt Moore having a down year. 

“These guys like Jeff that are able to handle that workload that he does and log 200 innings and have durability, that’s invaluable,” manager Bruce Bochy said. “You look at what it does for the ‘pen but also the quality of innings he gives you. His record should be different with how he has thrown the ball — he can’t control that. But the workload itself is important.”

Samardzija became the first Giants right-hander to strike out 200 in a season since Tim Lincecum (220) in 2011. Samardzija joined Carlos Martinez as the only National League pitchers who have thrown 200 innings this year, and Max Scherzer, Jacob deGrom, Robbie Ray, Martinez and Zack Greinke in the league’s 200-strikeout club. 

Giants lineup: Hernandez leads off, Williamson in left to start series vs Dodgers

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Giants lineup: Hernandez leads off, Williamson in left to start series vs Dodgers

It's the last road trip of the season for the Giants and it starts with a trip to Los Angeles to face the rival Dodgers. Bruce Bochy has issued his lineup for the series opener...

San Francisco Giants:
1. Gorkys Hernandez (R) CF
2. Joe Panik (L) 2B
3. Buster Posey (R) 1B
4. Hunter Pence (R) RF
5. Brandon Crawford (L) SS
6. Nick Hundley (R) C
7. Pablo Sandoval (S) 3B
8. Mac Williamson (R) LF
9. Jeff Samardzija (R) P

Los Angeles Dodgers:
1. Chris Taylor (R) CF
2. Corey Seager (L) SS
3. Cody Bellinger (L) 1B
4. Curtis Granderson (L) RF
5. Andre Ethier (L) LF
6. Yasmani Grandal (S) C
7. Chase Utley (L) 2B
8. Logan Forsythe (R) 3B
9. Rich Hill (L) P