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Scouting reports provided by Inside Edge, a company that provides detailed information for Major League Baseball clubs. Squares shaded red represent a high batting average on pitches in that area of the plate. Squares outlined in dark red represent a slugging percentage above .400 for hits on balls throw in that area. In some cases, especially for bench players, the sample size was too small and no average is listed for certain pitch locations.

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.241 .346 .107
.258 .459 .258
.165 .327 .125

Pat Burrell, OF (Bats: R, Throws: R) He got off to an awful start for Tampa Bay (.202 average), but has found new life with the Giants, hitting 18 homers in 96 games.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 289 .266 18 51 41 0 .364 .509
vs. LHP 70 .257 3 12 0 .365 .457
vs. RHP 219 .269 15 39 0 .363 .525
.294 .063 .250
.400 .440 .361
.115 .267 .245

Mike Fontenot, IF (B: L, T: R) Can play both second and third and has three years of postseason experience.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 71 .282 0 5 10 0 .329 .310
vs. LHP 7 .143 0 1 0 .250 .143
vs. RHP 64 .297 0 4 0 .338 .328
.283 .348 .397
.233 .458 .270
.082 .358 .214

Aubrey Huff, 1B (Bats: L, Throws: T) The former White Settlement Brewer Bear is the Michael Young of the Giants, making his postseason debut after 11 seasons and 1,479 games.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 569 .290 26 86 100 7 .385 .506
vs. LHP 162 .296 7 27 1 .378 .506
vs. RHP 407 .287 19 59 6 .388 .506
.182 .375 .273
.417 .219
.167 .321 .265

Travis Ishikawa, IF (B: L, T: L) Batting just .167 in the postseason, but he's been a late defensive replacement at 1B.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 158 .266 3 22 18 0 .320 .392
vs. LHP 18 .111 0 2 0 .158 .111
vs. RHP 140 .286 3 20 0 .340 .429
.273 .273 .237
.343 .302 .271
.278 .426 .314

Buster Posey, C (Bats: R, Throws: R) The Giants made the wise choice in trading Bengie Molina to clear the way for Posey, who figures to finish first or second in Rookie of the Year voting.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 406 .305 18 67 58 0 .357 .505
vs. LHP 97 .309 6 20 0 .367 .588
vs. RHP 309 .304 12 47 0 .353 .479
.120 .080 .273
.341 .615 .364
.237 .237 .273

Edgar Renteria, SS (Bats: R, Throws: R) The former All-Star has seen his playing time cut, but he's still productive against left-handers: He's hitting .318 vs. left-handed starters this season.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 243 .276 3 22 26 3 .332 .374
vs. LHP 70 .286 2 9 1 .351 .443
vs. RHP 173 .272 1 13 2 .324 .347
.293 .271 .179
.373 .406 .254
.244 .224 .244

Cody Ross, RF (Bats: R, Throws: R) Cast off by the Marlins, Ross has become a cult hero in San Francisco after his MVP-performance three homers and .350 average against Philadelphia.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 73 .288 3 7 11 0 .354 .466
vs. LHP 22 .318 1 2 0 .423 .545
vs. RHP 51 .275 2 5 0 .321 .431
.217 .192 .231
.340 .615 .257
.181 .214 .083

Aaron Rowand, OF (B: R, T: R) A free-agent bust, Rowand posted his lowest home run and RBI totals since '03.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 331 .230 11 34 42 5 .281 .378
vs. LHP 95 .211 4 9 0 .292 .389
vs. RHP 236 .237 7 25 5 .276 .373
.345 .237 .333
.294 .378 .277
.237 .361 .171

Freddy Sanchez, 2B (Bats: R, Throws: R) A lifetime .298 hitter, he won a batting title with Pittsburgh in 2006, and has been consistent for the Giants.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 431 .292 7 47 55 3 .342 .397
vs. LHP 108 .343 3 13 1 .388 .500
vs. RHP 323 .276 4 34 2 .327 .362
.273 .182 .125
.316 .333 .412
.103 .190 .333
Show left-handed
.321 .265 .324
.275 .286 .148
.357 .279 .289
Show right-handed

Pablo Sandoval, IF (LH | RH) (B: S, T: R) A disappointing regular season for Kung Fu Panda has carried to the playoffs, where he's hitting just .214 in 14 at-bats.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 563 .268 13 63 61 3 .323 .409
vs. LHP 141 .227 1 15 0 .284 .305
vs. RHP 422 .282 12 48 3 .336 .443
.188 .250 .222
.182 .400 .234
.414 .250 .105

Nate Schierholtz, OF (B: L, T: R) One of the first pinch hitters the Giants use.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 227 .242 3 17 34 4 .311 .366
vs. LHP 51 .294 0 3 0 .357 .314
vs. RHP 176 .227 3 14 4 .297 .381
.158 .286 .600
.250 .333 .000
.129 .400 .200
Show left-handed
.214 .273 .180
.348 .438 .374
.179 .297 .226
Show right-handed

Andres Torres, CF (LH | RH) (Bats: S, Throws: R) After hitting just .125 in the NLDS, he came alive in the NLCS to take the starting spot from Aaron Rowand.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 507 .268 16 63 84 26 .343 .479
vs. LHP 133 .226 2 17 7 .313 .346
vs. RHP 374 .284 14 46 19 .355 .528
.191 .167 .069
.323 .361 .276
.179 .214 .385

Juan Uribe, 3B (Bats: R, Throws: R) Quietly posted career highs in homers and RBIs in the regular season, and helped the Giants win the pennant with his game-winning homer.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 521 .248 24 85 64 1 .310 .440
vs. LHP 108 .231 2 14 0 .331 .352
vs. RHP 413 .252 22 71 1 .304 .462
.000 .375 .250
.214 .333 .222
.273 .083 .500

Eli Whiteside, C (B: R, T: R) With the emergence of Buster Posey, Whiteside hasn't seen action in the playoffs.

AB AVG. HR RBI R SB OBP SLG
2010 126 .238 4 10 19 1 .299 .397
vs. LHP 29 .172 1 1 0 .226 .276
vs. RHP 97 .258 3 9 1 .321 .433
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