JOE PANIK… Is 11-for-28 (.393) at the plate in his last eight games.
BUSTER POSEY… Is batting .392 (29×74) with a .444 OBP as a ! rst baseman (19 starts) compared to .258 clip (80×310) and .320 OBP as a catcher (82 starts) this season.
ANGEL PAGAN… Has hit safely in his last seven games, going 10-for-32 during this stretch.
MICHAEL MORSE… Has hit safely in four of his last five games, hitting .353 (6-for-17) with three RBI.
HUNTER PENCE… Ranks second in NL in hits (140) and runs scored (80) and third in multi-hit games (41).
BRANDON CRAWFORD… His nine triples are tied with Yasiel Puig and Hunter Pence for the second-most in the Majors (Gordon, 10).
JAVIER LOPEZ… Has tossed 11.1-scoreless innings over his last 16 relief outings.
NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT… The Giants @ Tigers game on Sunday, Sept. 7 has been selected by ESPN Sunday Night Baseball…the game has been moved from a 10:08 a.m. PT start to 5:07 p.m. PT.
IN THE ‘PEN… The Giants’ bullpen has combined for the third-lowest ERA in the Majors since the All-Star break, fashioning a 1.96 ! gure (15er, 69.0ip) in 21 games.
WHAT’S LEFT… 43 games remain on the Giants’ regular season schedule (21 home, 22 road)…the Giants will play 28 of those 43 games against teams under .500 and 15 against teams above .500.