Giants play the Athletics after Bumgarner’s strong showing
San Francisco; Wednesday, 3 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Homer Bailey (9-8, 5.54 ERA) Giants: Tyler Beede (3-6, 5.61 ERA)
LINE: Athletics favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs
San Francisco heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Madison Bumgarner. Bumgarner threw seven innings, surrendering one run while striking out nine.
The Giants are 29-32 on their home turf. San Francisco ranks last in the National League in hitting with a .239 batting average. Buster Posey leads the team with an average of .255.
The Athletics have gone 30-29 away from home. The Oakland pitching staff has a combined team ERA of 4.04, Tanner Roark leads the staff with a mark of 4.06. The Giants won the last meeting 3-2. Madison Bumgarner earned his eighth victory and Evan Longoria went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI for San Francisco. Brett Anderson registered his eighth loss for Oakland.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kevin Pillar leads the Giants with 15 home runs and is slugging .430. Scooter Gennett is 7-for-26 with two doubles, two home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for San Francisco.
LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 5-5, .260 batting average, 4.25 ERA, outscored by four runs
Athletics: 6-4, .238 batting average, 3.45 ERA, outscored opponents by 13 runs