MICHAEL MORSE… Has started 62 games (39 in LF, 23 at 1st base, one error).
GREGOR BLANCO… Has raised his batting average by 142 points from .100 to his current .242 mark by hitting .345 (20-for-59) in his past 23 games…has 16 hits in his last 43 at-bats (.372).
BRANDON CRAWFORD… Has reached base safely in each of his last 10 games, batting .353 (12×34).
THE GIANTS… Are 18 games over .500 and enter today’s contest with the Majors’ best record at 42-24 (.636)…SF has held sole possession of the best record in the Majors for the past 19 days…the Giants hold the largest lead of any division leader (7.5 game lead over second place LA).
JOAQUIN ARIAS… Has started 16 of 67 games (seven at 2B, four at 3B, three at SS and two at 1B).
JEREMY AFFELDT… Has held opponents scoreless in 22 of his 25 appearances.
BRANDON BELT… Was placed on the 15-day Disabled List on May 10 with a broken left thumb.
PABLO SANDOVAL… Has hit safely in 25 of his last 31 games, batting .348 (40×115) with six HRs during this span.
ANGEL PAGAN… His 24 multi-hit games are tied for the third-most in the NL.
HOME SWEET HOME… The Giants are in the midst of a stretch where they are playing 20 of 25 games here at AT&T Park and 25 of 35 leading up to the All-Star break…so far SF is 3-3 in this stretch that began Friday night…SF owns the second-best home record in the NL with a 22-12 mark (.647).