JUAN GUTIERREZ… Has been unscored upon in 15 of his last 17 games, allowing five runs in 17 .0 innings .
ON THE ROAD… The Giants are 22-16 (.579) on the road, the third-best road record in the NL, behind the Dodgers (28-16, .636) and Brewers (27-18, .600) .
SANTAIGO CASILLA… Has retired all 15 batters faced (four Ks) over five outings (5 .0ip) since coming off the DL .
BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is tied for second in the Major with eight triples (had eight in career prior to this season).
BRANDON BELT… Went 13×25 (.520) with three 2Bs, three HRs and six RBI in seven rehab games between Fresno and Class A Advanced San Jose .
BUSTER POSEY… Has hit safely in 25 of his last 29 games, hitting .336 (37×110) over span.
TODAY’S GAME… RHPTimHudson(7-5,2 .59) has lost his last three outings, allowing 13 earned runs in 18 .1 innings of work (6 .38 ERA) . . . Hudson will be opposed by RHP Odrisamer Despaigne (2-0, 0 .66), has allowed just one run in his first two starts of his career . . .tossed 7 .0-scoreless innings in his first career against the Giants in SF .
SERGIO ROMO… Is 22-for-27 in SV chances…his 22 saves are the sixth-most in the NL.
HUNTER PENCE… Has hit safely in his last nine games.
JAVIER LOPEZ (shown here with HOF Lou Brock)… Has not allowed a run on the road this season (7.0ip).