BRETT BOCHY… Became the eighth father/son-manager/player combo in the Majors and the first to appear as a pitcher.
TRAVIS ISHIKAWA… Has gone 16-for-48 (.333) with two homers and 12 RBI in his past 26 games.
TOMORROW’S STARTER… Jake Peavy is 14-3 with a 2.28 ERA in 26 career starts vs. the Dodgers.
HUNTER PENCE… Leads NL in hits (179), is second in runs (105) and total bases (288), tied for second in triples (10), fourth in multi-hit games (50), and tied for 11th in extra base hits (59).
ON THE MOUND… RHP Ryan Vogelsong (8-11, 3.98 ERA) will make his 31st start of the year in today’s series finale in San Diego…the Giants have gone 15-15 in his 30 starts this season, however have lost five of his last seven efforts…has posted 15 quality starts, however ranks 16th lowest in NL for run support average (3.82, second lowest on SF behind Tim Hudson – 3.66)… has a career 4-4 record with a 5.63 ERA in 16 appearances/eight starts lifetime vs. the Padres…in five outings/four starts at Petco Park, is 1-3 with a 9.37 ERA…RHP Ian Kennedy (11-13, 3.80) will start for the Pads, having posted a career 7-4 record with a 2.66 ERA vs. the Giants over 18 previous starts (with Arizona and San Diego).
RYAN VOGELSONG… 2014 marks the second time in his career he has made at least 30 starts in a season (31 in 2012).
RYAN VOGELSONG… Is holding opponents to a .194 clip (14-for-72) with RISP and two outs.
BUSTER POSEY… Is batting .430 (46×107) with 21 runs, eight 2Bs, 3B, eight HRs and 28 RBI in his last 27 games.
QUALITY COUNTS… Giants starting pitchers have turned in a quality start in 16 of their last 24 outings, posting 15-9 record during this span…SF has 85 quality starts on the season.
ON THE ROAD… San Francisco is 42-35 (.545) on the road this year, the third-best road record in the NL behind Los Angeles (48-32, .600) and Washington (44-36, .550).