TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first game of this three-game series…RHP Ian Kennedy (3-6, 5.42) is scheduled to face RHP Chad Gaudin (3-1, 2.39).
WELCOME HOME…The Giants are in the midst of playing 17 of their next 23 games here at AT&T Park…SF has posted the seventh-best home winning pct. in the NL this season, going 25-20 (.556) on the Shores of McCovey Cove.
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GIANT STAR’S…Buster Posey entered the Mid-Summer Classic on Tuesday night in the 6th inning and went 0-for-1, while catching 4.0 innings.
MADISON BUMGARNER… Was in New York for his first All-Star Game, but did not play… Is 10-5 with a 3.02 ERA in the first half of the 2013 season.
ROMO VS. ARIZONA…RHP Sergio Romo has a 28 game scoreless streak against the D-backs, tossing 20.2-consecutive scoreless innings during this span, which dates back to Sept. 6, 2010.
MARCO SCUTARO… Recorded his 500th career RBI on June 14 at SD… Ranks eighth in the NL with a .315 batting average… His 33 multi-hit games are tied for the seventh-most in the NL.
AT THE HELM…Bruce Bochy is just four wins away from reaching 1,500 in his managerial career…only 20 managers have reached that milestone and 12 are in the Hall of Fame…among current managers, only Detroit’s Jim Leyland (1,728) and Cincinnati’s Dusty Baker (1,634) have more managerial wins than Bochy (1,496).
PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR THIS SERIES (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):
- Friday, July 19 vs. Arizona (7:15): RHP Ian Kennedy (3-6, 5.42) vs. RHP Chad Gaudin (3-1, 2.39) – CSN-BA
- Saturday, July 20 vs. Arizona (6:05): LHP Wade Miley (6-7, 4.01) vs. RHP Matt Cain (5-6, 5.06) – CSN-BA
- Sunday, July 21 vs. Arizona (1:05): RHP Randall Delgado (1-3, 3.92) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (10-5, 3.02) – CSN-BA
note: all games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/81 home games and two road contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes (Spanish)