TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Atlanta Braves tonight in the first game of this three game series…RHP Kris Medlen (3-6, 2.87) is scheduled to take the hill against LHP Madison Bumgarner (5-4, 3.58).
SERGIO ROMO… Is 16-for-18 in SV chances, with his 16 rescues ranking as the sixth-most in the NL.
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Has the NL’s highest first pitch strike pct. at 72.4.
Has been unscored upon in 23 of his 28 outings.
Owns a 8.67 K/BB ratio this season…his 5.94 career K/BB ratio leads all active relief pitchers.
Since taking over the closer’s role last season in late Aug., has been 25×27 in SV chances.
Has a career WHIP of 0.88, the second-lowest figure in the Majors among active pitchers with at least 250.0ip.