TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Cincinnati Reds in game 1 of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Matt Cain (1-0, 1.88) will face Reds’ right-hander Mat Latos (0-2, 8.22).
THE GIANTS...Are coming off a doubleheader sweep of the Mets yesterday in New York and have now won 8 of their last 11 games and 9 of their last 13.
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SANDOVAL STREAKING...IF Pablo Sandoval has hit safely in all 16 games this season, batting .333 (22-for-66) with 3 HRs and 13 RBI...his hit streak is the longest active streak in the Majors.
SCORELESS STREAKING...RHP Matt Cain has not allowed a run in his last 18.0 innings pitched...his longest scoreless streak of his career is 20.0 innings, accomplished from Sept. 15-26, 2010.
CLAY HENSLEY... Worked his way out of a bases loaded jam with 1 out in the 2nd game of the double-header last night stranding all 3 runners...has stranded all 8 runners he has inherited.
GREAT DAY FOR NATE...OF Nate Schierholtz went 3-for-5 in each game of the Giants’ doubleheader yesterday against the Mets....according to Elias, he’s the 1st Giants player with 3-or-more hits in each of 2 wins on the same day since Tito Fuentes in 1973.