TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the New York Mets in the 3rd game of this 4-game series…Giants’ right-hander Tim Lincecum (0-2, 10.54) will face Mets’ right-hander Dillon Gee (1-1, 2.92).
SANDOVAL STREAKING...IF Pablo Sandoval has hit safely in all 14 games this season, batting .333 (19-for-57) with 2 HRs and 10 RBI...his hit streak is the longest active streak in the NL and 2nd-longest in the Majors (Minnesota’s Josh Willingham has a current 15-game hit streak).
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KEEP IT GOING... Pablo Sandoval’s 14-game hit streak to begin a season now the 2nd-longest in SF-era history (since 1958)... Willie Mays owns the longest such streak at 16 games, ac- complished in 1960 (thanks to STATS, LLC).
TIM VS. NYM...RHP Tim Lincecum has gone 3-0 with a 0.41 ERA (1er, 22.0ip), 1 complete game and a .192 avg. against (15-for-78) in his last 3 starts against the Mets, dating back to 2010...he’s 1-0 with a 1.38 ERA (2er, 13.0ip) in 2 career starts here at Citi Field.
CITI HRs...OF Angel Pagan 16 career home runs here at Citi Field are the 2nd-most since the facility opened in 2009 (David Wright, 23).
POSEY AT THE PLATE...C Buster Posey ranks 3rd in the National League with a .386 batting average (17-for-44)...Posey has hit safely in 9 of 12 games this season and has been the Giants’ hotest hitter as of late, going 11-for-20 (.550) in his last 5 games.
WHO’S THAT AT 2ND?...IF/OF Aubrey Huff made his 1st-ever appearance at 2nd base yesterday, playing 0.2 innings at the position in the 9th inning...Huff had played 10,058.2 defensive innings before his 1st time at 2nd base yesterday.