Hottest and coldest San Francisco Giants hitters during losing streak

By Matthew Connolly
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Apr 16, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) celebrates with second baseman Joe Panik (12) after hitting a home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the seventh inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

The Giants fought hard in Thursday’s series opener against the Diamondbacks, coming back on two separate occasions before falling short in a 12th-inning rally. Despite putting the team at seven-straight in the loss column and tying a franchise-worst 3-8 start (in the San Francisco era), the game was comforting in the sense that the team finally showed some signs of life at the plate.

Nonetheless, the streak extended, and now represents the Giants’ longest string of losses since the 2010 season. Most of the team’s bats have been rendered dormant during the slide, but there have been a few bright spots.

So, which hitters find themselves out in the cold, and which have done their darndest to keep the fire burning throughout the lineup?

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