In his first at-bat after missing 82 games Angel Pagan lined a 2-seam fastball over Gerardo Parra’s head; he then scored the only run of the night on a sacrifice fly to center field.
TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Arizona Diamondbacks tonight in the first game of this three game series…RHP Randall Delgado (4-4, 3.87) is scheduled to face RHP Tim Lincecum (7-13, 4.55).
BRANDON BELT… Is batting .370 (34-for-92) with five HRs, 12 RBI this month.
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TIM LINCECUM… has received just 2.71 runs support per game during this time and has gotten one-or-less runs of support in 11 of his 18 outings.
ROMO AT CHASE…RHP Sergio Romo’s 19.0-consecutive scoreless innings at Chase Field are tied for the second-longest streak all-time by a visiting pitcher here in Arizona (Stats LLC).
MARCO SCUTARO… His .318 avg. (41-for-129) vs. left-handed pitching ranks as the 11th-highest in the NL… Has been the second hardest batter to strikeout in the Majors, averaging 14.97 PA/K.
HUNTER PENCE… Has reached base safely via hit or walk in 23 of 27 games this month… Is 11-for-26 (.423) with 12 RBI with runners in scoring position in his past 16 games.
BUSTER POSEY… .339 batting avg. vs. LH pitchers is the sixth-best mark in the NL.
PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS SERIES (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):
- Friday, August 30 at Arizona (5:40): RHP Randall Delgado (4-4, 3.87) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (7-13, 4.55) – NBC-BA
- Saturday, August 31 at Arizona (5:10): RHP Trevor Cahill (5-10, 4.39) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (3-4, 5.58) – CSN-BA
- Sunday, Sept. 1 at Arizona (1:10): LHP Patrick Corbin (13-4, 2.79) vs. TBA – CSN-BA
note: all games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/81 home games and two road contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes (Spanish)