THE GIANTS… Moved into first place in the NL West yesterday after posting an 8-4 win here at Dodger Stadium…marks the first time SF has had sole possesion of the division lead since last May 16 (up 1.0 game on then second place Arizona, 6.0 up on LA).
LEADING THE WAY… OF Angel Pagan has hit safely in each of the first five games on the year (9-for-23, .391), while driving in at least one run in four of the five contests…his seven RBI overall are tied for fourth most in the NL.
CAREER… Beginning with the 2011 season, Madison Bumgarner’s 42 wins are the sixth-most among left-handed pitchers in the Majors…only Clayton Kershaw (52), Gio Gonzalez (49), CC Sabathia (48), C.J. Wilson (46) and David Price (43) have more.
DAVID HUFF… Earned his 1st win with Giants yesterday here in LA, logging 1.2 scoreless frames.