BRANDON CRAWFORD… Has nine hits in his last 25 at-bats (.360) and eight RBI in his last eight games.
PABLO SANDOVAL… Is hitting .353 (24×68) with six extra base hits (3 2Bs, 3B, 2 HRs), 12 RBI in last 17 games.
HUNTER PENCE… His 101 runs scored is a career-high and he’s just the third Giants player in the last 10 seasons with 100+ runs scored (also: Barry Bonds, 129 in 2004, Aubrey Hu! , 100 in 2010).
POSEY AT THE PLATE… C Buster Posey has gone 33 for-67 (.493) with 19 runs scored, seven home runs and 21 RBI over his past 16 contests…14 of his 33 hits have gone for extra bases (6 doubles, triple)… beginning Aug. 21, Posey leads baseball in hits (33), runs (19), extra base hits (14), RBI (21), on-base pct. (.514) and slugging pct. (.925).
MICHAEL MORSE… Has missed the last six games with a left oblique strain.
TOMORROW’S STARTER… Ryan Vogelsgon owns a career mark of 3-5 with a 4.67
ERA (45er, 86.2ip) in 19 career appearances (13 starts) against the D-Backs.
SAN FRANCISCO’S WINNING WAYS… The Giants, who are 13 games over .500, have won nine of their last 12 games and 12 of their last 18.
STARTING STRONG AT HOME… Giants starting pitchers have fashioned a 1.07 ERA (6er, 50.2ip) and .151 opponents average against (25-for-166) in the past seven home games (all quality starts).
SAVE DUO… RHP Sergio Romo has recorded 23 saves and RHP Santiago Casilla has 15…the Giants are the only team that’s had two different pitchers save at least 15 games this season.
TIM LINCECUM… Made his fourth career regular season relief appearance last Friday night (1.0ip, 1so).