TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the New York Mets in the 1st game of this 4-game series…Giants’ left-hander Madison Bumgarner (11-6, 3.10) will face Mets’ right-hander Jeremy Hefner (1-4, 5.40).
Today’s Starting Lineup
THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME…LHP Madison Bumgarner has gone 7-1 with a 1.89 ERA (14er, 66.2ip) in 9 starts at AT&T Park this season…he owns the 4th-lowest ERA in the NL at home, while his 7 wins are tied for the most in the National League.
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ANGEL PAGAN…The former Met spent 4 years in a New York uniform, hitting .284 with 24 HRs and 170 RBI.
BRANDON BELT… Has made 61 starts (all at 1st base)…his .997 ! elding pct. leads all NL 1st basemen.
MARCO SCUTARO…Has reached base safely via hit, walk or hit by pitch in 45 of his last 52 games.
CLAY HENSLEY…Has not allowed a run over his last 8 appearances (6.1ip).
CATCH US IF YOU CAN…The Giants have been successful in 44 of their last 54 stolen base attempts…their 81 stolen bases overall are the 3rd-most in the NL.