San Francisco faces San Diego after Bumgarner’s strong performance
San Francisco; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: San Francisco heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Madison Bumgarner. Bumgarner pitched seven innings, surrendering one run on four hits with nine strikeouts against San Diego.
The Giants are 34-31 against the rest of their division. San Francisco is slugging .406 as a unit. Evan Longoria leads the club with a .467 slugging percentage, including 37 extra-base hits and 17 home runs.
The Padres are 26-30 against the rest of their division. San Diego is slugging .423 as a unit. Hunter Renfroe leads the team with a slugging percentage of .511. The Giants won the last meeting 8-3. Madison Bumgarner earned his ninth victory and Brandon Belt went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and three RBIs for San Francisco. Dinelson Lamet took his third loss for San Diego.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kevin Pillar leads the Giants with 55 extra base hits and is batting .258. Longoria is 13-for-34 with two doubles, two home runs and 10 RBIs over the last 10 games for San Francisco.
LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 3-7, .246 batting average, 5.02 ERA, outscored by three runs
Padres: 3-7, .185 batting average, 4.81 ERA, outscored by 26 runs
Padres Injuries: Adam Warren: (forearm), Robert Stock: (bicep), Garrett Richards: (elbow), Jacob Nix: (elbow), Adrian Morejon: (shoulder), Aaron Loup: (elbow), Brett Kennedy: (shoulder), Carl Edwards Jr.: (shoulder), Miguel Diaz: (knee), Jose Castillo: (finger), Franchy Cordero: (quad), Fernando Tatis Jr.: (back), Ian Kinsler: (neck), Francisco Mejia: (oblique).