#18 Best of 2013: Pence Save’s Timmy’s No-No

By Melissa Felkins

From now, until New Year’s Eve, we’ll be counting down the best plays of 2013 from the San Francisco Giants. We’ll move through the season, starting with earlier in and season, and moving down to the last month of baseball. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy the best parts of the 2013 Giants season with us, while we count down some of our favorite plays.

View the full list here as it’s available: #SFGiants 25 Best Plays of 2013

Jul 13, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) makes a diving catch during the eighth inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The no-hitter Tim Lincecum threw in San Diego would have never happened if not for Hunter Pence and this amazing catch. But how surprised can anyone be that Pence made this catch? I mean, he played every game, all season long, with more heart than I’ve seen anyone play in a long time.