ANGEL PAGAN… Did not play yesterday due to leg tightness…was available to come o! the bench.
BRANDON CRAWFORD… Matched his season-high with three hits yesterday…snapped an 0-for-11 skid.
UPCOMING PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS & BROADCAST SCHEDULE… • Tuesday, August 26 vs. Colorado (7:15): LHP Jorge De La Rosa (13-8, 4.21) vs. LHP Madison Bumgarner (14-9, 3.17) – CSN Bay Area • Wednesday, August 27 vs. Colorado (7:15): LHP Franklin Morales (5-7, 5.32) vs. RHP Tim Hudson (9-9, 2.99) – CSN Bay Area • Thursday, August 28 vs. Colorado (12:45): RHP Jordan Lyles (6-1, 4.05) vs. TBA – CSN Bay Area Please note all games broadcast on KNBR 680 AM (English radio). All home games and road games in LA, SD and OAK broadcast on 860 AM ESPN Deportes (Spanish radio).
ON SHORES OF McCOVEY COVE… SF is 32-32 (.500) at home this season…they won 22 of their first 31 (.710) home games this year, however have gone just 10-23 (.303) in their last 33 contests.
HOME COOKING… The Giants have won four of their last six home games and will be seeking to win their third-straight home contest tonight for the first time since reeling off five wins in a row from May 28-June 8…they’ll be facing a Rockies team that’s lost 23 of 26 on the road since sweeping a three-game set against the Giants in San Francisco from June 13-15.
BETTER AGAINST OPPONENTS UNDER .500… San Francisco is 36-27 (.571) against opponents under .500 this season and 32-34 (.485) against opponents above .500…21 of SF’s final 33 games will come against opponents under .500.
PENCE VS. COLORADO… OF Hunter Pence has hit safely in 11 of 12 games against the Rockies this season, batting .409 (18-for-44) with 12 runs scored, four home runs and seven RBI.
BUSTER POSEY… Is batting .333 (15-for-15) with eight runs and six XBHs in his past 10 games.
JOE PANIK… His .400 average (28×70) in August ranks third among all ML hitters.
SERGIO ROMO… Has held opponents scoreless in his last 11 outings since July 22 (6h, 10.0ip), recording 14 Ks.