ANGEL PAGAN… Is 18-for-65 (.277) with four runs, three RBI in 14 games since coming off DL on Aug. 7.
THE GIANTS… Have won six of their last eight games and enter today’s contest here in Washington 4.5-games behind the first place Dodgers in the National League West.
BRANDON CRAWFORD… Nine triples are tied with Puig and Pence for the second-most in bigs (Dee Gordon, 11).
JOE PANIK… Has started 36/54 games at 2nd base since being called up from triple-A Fresno June 21.
JOAQUIN ARIAS… Is 6-for-his-last-14 and his batting .333 (13×39) over his last 28 games.
IN THE ‘PEN… The Giants bullpen has combined for the lowest ERA in the Majors since the All-Star break, fashioning a 1.89 figure (21er, 100.0ip) in 30 games.
JUST SCORE FOUR… The Giants have won 24 of their last 25 contests in which they have scored at least four runs…SF is 57-11 (.838) overall in such games.
BUSTER POSEY… Has homered in 2 of last 3 games (going combined 7-for-13 with 3 2Bs and 3 RBI), including 15th clout of year Friday night (off Doug Fister).
PABLO SANDOVAL…Posted his 12th 3-hit game of year last night (3×4), as he is 9-for-15 over last four games.
HUNTER PENCE… Is batting .333 (29-for-87) with runners in scoring position…is 12-for-his-last-24.