MARCO SCUTARO… Made his 2014 ML debut yesterday vs. ARI, going hitless in three at-bats with walk.
HUNTER PENCE… as named to his third career All-Star team on Sunday, his first as a member of the Giants.
BRANDON BELT… Was 1-for-2 with a pair of walks yesterday, however is still just 5×30 (.167) with a HR and four RBI in nine games since being activated from the DL.
GREGOR BLANCO… Is batting .202 in the leadoff slot, but has combined for a .264 avg. (24×91) in slots 2-9.
PABLO SANDOVAL… Is 7-for-20 (.350) in his past five games.
JOAQUIN ARIAS… Has made 23 starts this season, four at 1B, eight at 2B, seven at 3B and four at SS.
JEREMY AFFELDT… Has held opponents scoreless in 34 of his 38 appearances this season.
JEAN MACHI… Has been charged with six runs on 12 hits in just 7.0 innings over his last eight games.
SERGIO ROMO… Threw a season-high 1.1 innings and allowed one hit with three strikeouts yesterday.
MARCO SCUTARO… Missed the Giants’ first 93 games of the season with a lower back strain.