TONIGHT’S PITCHING MATCHUP… Will be a rematch of the April 22 contest here at Coors, where LHP Madison Bumgarner (5-3, 3.25) matched up with LHP Franklin Morales (3-3, 5.40)…Bumgarner suffered the defeat in that game despite going the distance in SF’s 2-1 loss…he became the second pitcher in Coors Field history to throw a complete game, allow two runs or fewer and su! er the loss, joining Jason Jennings in 2006…Morales meanwhile earned the win, logging 7.0 innings while allowing just a solo homer to OF Hunter Pence.
CLUTCH HITTING WITH TWO OUTS… 13 of SF’s last 24 RBI have come two outs and they continue to lead the Majors in this category, driving in 86 runs with two outs.
GIANTS BEGIN THREE-GAME TRIP IN DENVER… The Giants begin a brief three-game road trip tonight in Denver against the Rockies…the Giants, who are tied with the Dodgers for the second-best road record this season at 14-9 (.609), will face a Rockies team that has the second- best home record in the Majors at 15-6 (.714)…the Giants have lost nine of their last 13 here at Coors Field the last two seasons, including two of three last month.
JEAN MACHI… Has not allowed a run in his last 15.2 innings, which is the second-longest active scoreless streak in the National League (behind ATL’s David Hale, 18.0ip).
TYLER COLVIN… Has started five of nine games since joining the club.
SANTIAGO CASILLA… Has thrown more than 1.0 inning in nine of his 20 outings.
HECTOR SANCHEZ… Is 16-for-his-last-41 (.390) at the plate with two HRs and 13 RBI.
IN THE TRAINERS ROOM… OF Angel Pagan missed Sunday’s game after being diagnosed with a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder following an MRI exam Sunday morning…he’s listed as day-to-day… Pagan jammed his shoulder Saturday while coming up short on a diving attempt in CF.
MICHAEL MORSE… Owns a career .442 avg. (23×52) with four HRs in 12 games at Coors Field.
BUSTER POSEY… Has K’d just 19 times, compared to 21 BBs…he is tied for the fourth-fewest Ks in NL (min. 125 ABs).