ON THE SHORES OF McCOVEY COVE… After going 22-9 in their first 31 home games, the Giants have gone just 6-21 (.222) in their last 27 home contest
IN THE STANDINGS… The Giants enter today’s contest 7.0 games over .500 and in second-place in the NL West, a season-high 3.0 games behind the first-place Dodgers.
TRADE DEADLINE TOMORROW… MLB’s non-waiver trade deadline is tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. PT.
DID YOU KNOW?… Since the Giants moved to AT&T Park, they have only seven six-plus game homestands with only one win…since moving to San Francisco in 1958, they have 10 six-plus game homestands with only one win (STATS, Inc.).
HUNTER PENCE… 2014 All-Star has appeared in 329-consecutive games and has started 279-consecutive contests, both the longest active streak in the Majors.
PABLO SANDOVAL… Has committed just six errors (none over last 54 games) and is tied for the highest fielding percentage among NL third baseman (.978).
BUSTER POSEY… Went 3-for-4 last night, marking his first multi-hit game at home since June 26 vs. CIN.
MICHAEL MORSE… Recorded his rst HR at home since May 15 last night…also marked his first RBI at home since June 13.
DAN UGGLA… Signed a minor league contract with SF on July 21 after he was released by Atlanta on July 18.
ANDREW SUSAC… Made his first Major League start last night at catcher.