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MLB: San Diego 9, San Francisco 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Jesus Guzman highlighted a big fourth inning with a two-run homer Saturday and the San Diego Padres went on to pound San Francisco 9-3.
Giants agree to new contract for outfield Hunter Pence

Giants agree to new contract for outfield Hunter Pence

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Outfielder Hunter Pence and the San Francisco Giants have reached an agreement on a new five-year contract, the team said Saturday.

MLB: San Francisco 7, San Diego 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Brandon Belt pushed San Francisco in front for good in the third with one of his team's three home runs Friday, powering the Giants to a 7-3 win over San Diego.

MLB: San Francisco 6, Los Angeles Dodgers 4

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A three-run triple by Tommy Abreu staked San Francisco to an early lead Wednesday and the Giants held on to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4.

MLB: San Francisco 8, New York Mets 5

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Angel Pagan drove in three runs, including a go-ahead homer in the seventh inning, lifting San Francisco over the New York Mets 8-5 Tuesday.

MLB: San Francisco 19, Los Angeles Dodgers 3

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence hit a grand slam and drove in seven runs and Brandon Belt drove in six Saturday in the San Francisco Giants' 19-3 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Brett Pill put San Francisco in front with a two-run single in the seventh Friday, rallying the Giants to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 3, San Francisco 2 (10 innings)

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Adrian Gonzalez delivered a 10th-inning single that allowed Carl Crawford to score, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 win Thursday over San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Colorado 3

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Marco Scutaro and Brandon Belt each provided a run-scoring single in the eighth inning Wednesday, rallying the San Francisco Giants over Colorado 4-3.
MLB: Colorado 9, San Francisco 8

MLB: Colorado 9, San Francisco 8

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Michael Cuddyer had two home runs Tuesday, including a decisive solo shot in the top of the ninth that gave the Colorado Rockies a 9-8 win at San Francisco.

MLB: San Francisco 3, Arizona 0

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Yusmeiro Petit came within one strike of a perfect game Friday before settling for his first career shutout in San Francisco's 3-0 win over Arizona.

MLB: San Francisco 13, San Diego 5

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Pablo Sandoval hit three of San Francisco's six home runs Wednesday and had six RBI, helping power the Giants to a 13-5 decision over San Diego.

MLB: San Francisco 8, Arizona 2

PHOENIX, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Hector Sanchez drove in three runs to back Yusmeiro Petit's six solid innings Sunday in San Francisco's 8-2 spanking of Arizona.

MLB: Arizona 4, San Francisco 3

PHOENIX, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Eric Chavez sent home the winning run with a ninth-inning RBI Saturday, enabling Arizona to edge San Francisco 4-3.

MLB: San Francisco 5, Colorado 3

DENVER, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Yusmeiro Petit returned from the wilderness to pick up his first win since 2009 and lead the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 win over the Colorado Rockies.
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Houston Astros right fielder Hunter Pence (L) watches as his ball goes just foul during his at bat against the New York Mets in the first inning at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas on July 26, 2009. (UPI Photo/Aaron M. Sprecher)
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Hunter Andrew Pence (born April 13, 1983, in Arlington, Texas) is a major league outfielder with the Houston Astros. Pence is 6' 4" tall, and weighs 210 pounds. He bats and throws right handed.

Hunter Pence attended Arlington High School in Arlington, Texas. He played shortstop and wore #8. He later made the transition to outfield in college. He majored in finance at the University of Texas-Arlington. He was on the Dean's List.

Pence was drafted in the second round of the 2004 draft by the Astros out of the University of Texas at Arlington. In 2006 with the AA Corpus Christi Hooks, Pence batted .283 and hit 28 home runs, with 95 RBI. He had 17 stolen bases, while being caught stealing only 4 times. Pence began the 2007 season as the AAA Round Rock Express' center fielder, though he made a serious run to make the big league club out of spring training. While in the Minor Leagues, Hunter Pence went by the nickname "Bam Bam", but before the 2007 season, he earned the nickname "The Natural".

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