TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Los Angeles Dodgers in the middle game of this three-game series… RHP Stephen Fife (1-2, 3.25) is scheduled to face LHP Mike Kickham (0-1, 15.43).
HUNTER PENCE… Went 2×3 last night, but is just 7-for-32 (.219) with one HR and two RBI in his last eight games.
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ON THE MOUND…LHP Mike Kickham is slated to make his 2nd Major League start tonight…since being optioned to triple-A on May 29, the left-hander made 4 starts at triple-A Fresno, going 0-1 with a 5.84 ERA.
PABLO SANDOVAL… Returned from his rehab assignment and reinstated o# the 15-day DL yesterday… Missed 13 games with a strained left foot (went 4-for-6 with two HRs in his rehab stint).
BUSTER POSEY… Is hitting .372 with four HRs and 14 RBI in the 7th inning or later.
JAVIER LOPEZ… Has not been charged with a run in his last 20 appearances (11.2ip).
JOAQUIN ARIAS… Left last night’s game in the 2nd inning with a strained left hamstring…suffered injury while scoring from first base on a double down the left field line by Andres Torres.