TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the middle game of this 3-game series… Giants’ left-hander Barry Zito (5-4, 3.61) will face Angels’ left-hander C.J. Wilson (7-4, 2.30).
Today’s Starting Lineup
QUALITY COUNTS.. 7 of Barry Zito‘s 13 starts this season have been quality starts, with the Giants going 5-2 in those outings… Has allowed 3 earned runs-or-fewer in 9 of his 13 starts.
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ANGEL PAGAN… Owns the 10th-highest avg. vs. RHP in the NL, hitting .327 (56-for-171).
ANGEL PAGAN… Has hit safely in 52 of his last 57 games… Leads the club with 12 stolen bases this season.
BUSTER POSEY… Is hitting .354 (23-for-65) with 2 HRs and 12 RBI against left-handed pitchers.
THIS DATE IN GIANTS HISTORY… June 19, 1997 – Shawn Estes upped his record to 9-2, and Stan Javier homered in his 3rd straight game to lead the Giants to a 5-2 victory over the Dodgers…Barry Bonds and Bill Mueller also homered in the win.