TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Washington Nationals in the 2nd game of this 3-game series…Giants’ left-hander Madison Bumgarner (10-4, 2.85) will face Nationals’ right-hander Edwin Jackson (4-4, 3.57).
Today’s Starting Lineup
GREGOR BLANCO… Led the Giants’ offense last night, going 3-for-5 with 2 RBI.
Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than fireworks on the 4th of July.
BRANDON CRAWFORD… Went 3-for-4 last night and is batting .409 (9-for-22) in his last 6 games.
BRANDON BELT… His .963 OPS ranked 4th among NL 1st baseman in the month of June.
GEORGE KONTOS… Since being promoted from triple A Fresno on June 9, has made 8 appearances with SF while throwing 10.0 innings…has allowed 2 runs on 11 hits.
CLAY HENSLEY… Has held opponents scoreless in 25 of his 34 appearances this season… Left-handed batters are hitting .128 off him and are just 1-for-their-last-19.
HECTOR SANCHEZ… Has started 27 games (all at catcher)…16 of those 26 starts have come in Zito’s starts….5 have come with Bumgarner on the hill, 4 with Lincecum, 1 with Hacker…has yet to start a game when Matt Cain and Ryan Vogelsong pitches.