TONIGHT’S PITCHING MATCHUP… RHP Tim Lincecum (5-4, 4.81), will be seeking his sixth win this season… the Giants are 9-5 in his starts and 3-2 in his road assignments… RHP Josh Collmenter (4-4, 4.05) has lost each of his last two starts, allowing 10 runs (nine earned runs) combined during those outings.
DON’T RUN ON THESE GUYS… San Francisco catchers lead the NL having caught 23 would-be base stealers (Buster Posey 12 and Hector Sanchez 11).
TOMORROW’S STARTER… At Chase Field Ryan Vogelsong is 1-1 with a 4.26 ERA (12er, 25.1ip) in six career games (four starts).
BRANDON CRAWFORD… Has reached base safely via hit or walk in 20 of his last 45 plate appearances.
EHIRE ADRIANZA… Is hitting .350 (7-for-20) is his last 10 games.
JEREMY AFFELDT… Has held opponents scoreless in 24 of his 27 appearances, allowing four runs in 23.1ip.
SERGIO ROMO… Needs just nine more saves to match Rod Beck (29 SVs in 1997) for the most saves prior to the All-Star break in SF-era history.
HUNTER PENCE… Is hitting .341 (73×214) in his last 53 games.
MICHAEL MORSE… Is tied for ninth in the NL with 13 HRs… his career-high is 31 with WAS in 2011.
ANGEL PAGAN… Has not played the Giants’ last three games because of back inflammation.