IN THE ‘PEN… The Giants bullpen has combined for the lowest ERA in the NL since the All-Star break, fashioning a 1.67 figure (11er, 59 .1ip) in 18 games .
BUSTER POSEY… Has started 80 games at catcher and 19 games at 1st base.
ANDREW SUSAC… Has started four games for SF since having his contract purchased from triple-A Fresno on July 26 (H . Sanchez concussion).
BRANDON CRAWFORD… His nine triples are tied with Yasiel Puig for the second-most in the Majors (Gordon, 10)
PABLO SANDOVAL… Is batting .356 (37-for-104) with four HRs and 19 RBI in his last 26 contests.
MICHAEL MORSE… Owns a career .444 avg. (12-for-27) with two HRs against the Royals.
100 HOME RUNS… The Giants are just one home run shy of hitting their 100th homer this season…last year SF did not hit their 100th HR until Sept. 24 and finished with just a total of 107.
JOE PANIK… Has gone 9-for-19 with a double in his last five games.
GIANTS IN INTERLEAGUE PLAY… The Giants are 7-6 (.538) so far this season in Interleague play, but have dropped six of their last seven games against the American League .
TONY PEREZ… Has gone 11×63 (.175) in 44 games with the Giants this season (14 starts; 7 in CF, 7 in LF).