TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Arizona Diamondbacks in the middle game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Matt Cain (15-5, 2.86) will face DBacks’ left-hander Wade Miley (16-10, 3.25).
Today’s Starting Lineup
HIT STREAKING…IF Marco Scutaro enters tonight’s game with the longest hitting streak in the NL, having set his career-best hit streak at 13 games…during this stretch he’s bat- ting .463 (25-for-54) with 3 2Bs and 11 RBI.
Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than miles traveled by Marco Polo.
CENTURY MARK…C Buster Posey is 1 RBI shy of becoming just the 3rd Giants player since 1900 whose primary position is catcher to accumulate 100 RBI in a single season… Posey would join Walker Cooper and Dick Dietz.
GREGOR BLANCO… Is hitting .302 (13-for-43) in his past 14 games… Since Melky Cabrera’s suspension on Aug. 15, has started 22 of the last 37 games… Has made 89 starts (50 in RF, 25 in LF, 13 in CF and 1 as DH).
BRETT PILL… Was recalled from triple-A Fresno on Sept. 1, the 3rd time he’s appeared on the Giants’ big league roster this season…made SF’s Opening Day roster for 1st time in his career this year… Has made 25 starts for San Francisco this season (18 at 1st base and 7 in left field).
DAN RUNZLER… Has blanked opposition in all 5 of his outings since being recalled from triple-A Sept.4… 27-year old missed the 1st 2+ months of the 2012 season with a left latissimusdorsi strain which he aggravated during spring training… originally hurt it in his last game in 2011.
ANGEL PAGAN… Beginning Aug. 1, has batted .324 (66×204) with 16 2Bs, 10 3Bs, 3 HRs and 21 RBI in 51 games… Leads the Majors with 15 triples, setting a SF Giants record.