BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .440 (11-for-25) against LHP…struggled with lefties last season hitting .199.
BUSTER POSEY… Is 6-for-his-last-14 with two HRs…had just three hits in his previous 36 at-bats.
IN THE ‘PEN… This series features the top two bullpens in the Majors, as the Padres rank first with a 1.81 ERA and the Giants are second with a 2.06 figure…the Giants’ nine bullpen wins lead the Majors and their .203 opponents avg. against is the third-lowest.
JUST SCORE FIRST… The Giants are 11-1 this season when they score the game’s first run and 5-10 when they don’t score first.