BUSTER POSEY… Is batting .469 (23×49) with 13 runs, four 2Bs, 3B, ” ve HRs and 14 RBI in his last 11 games.
COMING IN HOT… Despite yesterday’s loss, the Giants have still won nine of their last 13 games…they enter tonight’s contest just 2.0 games behind the first-place Dodgers in the NL West, the club’s smallest deficit since Aug. 6…SF hasn’t been 1.0 game back since Aug. 4…the Giants are also 1.5 ahead of the Brewers for the top NL Wild Card spot.
MATT DUFFY… ad his contract purchased from double-A Richmond on Aug. 1.
ANDREW SUSAC… Is 11-for-31 (.355) with two homers and 11 RBI in his last eight starts.
ANGEL PAGAN… Has a hit in each of his last six games, going 11-for-27 (.407) during the stretch.
GREGOR BLANCO… Has a hit in each of his last six games and has gone 10-for-31 (.323) in his last 11 games.
MICHAEL MORSE… Has appeared in 130 games, the second most games he has appeared in during ML career (146 w/WSH in 2011)…has started 125 times this season (82 in LF, 39 at 1B, 4 DH).
BUSTER POSEY… Leads the club with 24 RBI in the 7th inning or later.
PENCE LOOKING TO JOIN BOBBY BONDS, WILLIE MAYS IN SELECT CLUB… Pence has hit 29 2Bs, 10 3Bs and 19 HRs this season and needs just one more double and one homer to join Willie Mays (1958 – 33 2Bs, 11 3Bs, 29 HRs) and Bobby Bonds (1970 – 36 2Bs, 10 3Bs, 26 HRs) as the only San Francisco Giants with at least 30+ 2Bs, 10+ 3Bs and 20+ HRs in a single season.
PABLO SANDOVAL… Has matched his home run total from all of last season and his 14 HRs this year are his most in a campaign since 2011 (23 HRs).