BETTER AGAINST OPPONENTS UNDER .500… San Francisco is 36-28 (.563) against opponents under .500 this season and 32-34 (.485) against opponents above .500…20 of SF’s ! nal 32 games will come against opponents under .500.
ANDREW SUSAC…Hit his second career HR last night and his # rst at AT&T Park.
ANGEL PAGAN… Is 9-for-his-last-28 (.321) at the plate.
AT THE HELM… Manager Bruce Bochy is just two wins away from 1,600 managerial victories in his 20-year career…when he earns his 1,600th victory, he’ll pass Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda for sole possession of 19th place on the all-time list for victories.
PABLO SANDOVAL… Has 12 hits in his last 24 at-bats.
ABOUT LAST NIGHT… The Giants have followed three straight wins with three consecutive losses, dropping last night’s contest 3-2…SF committed a season-high four errors and grounded into a season-high four double-plays…the Rockies won away from Coors Field for only the fourth time in 27 games since sweeping the Giants at AT&T Park in mid-June.
JOAQUIN ARIAS… Is 7-for-his-last-12 and his batting .350 (14×40) over his last 29 games.
SERGIO ROMO… Has held opponents scoreless in his last 12 outings since July 22 (6h, 11.0ip), recording 16 Ks.
MICHAEL MORSE… Is hitting .373 (19-for-51) with one HR and nine RBI in his past 16 games.
JEREMY AFFELDT… Opps are hitting .325 (13×40) o! him w/RISP and .389 (7×18) o! him w/RISP and two outs.