The Giants are now 2-5 in interleague play this season. Tonight’s game marked the Giants shortest game of the season at just 2 hours and 16 minutes..
Tim Lincecum threw 7.0-quality innings, allowing just one run on three hits and one walk with six strikeouts, it was his fourth quality start of the season. Tonight marked the second-straight quality outing by a Giants’ starter. The last time Giants’ starters tossed back-to-back quality starts was May 21 & 22 vs. WAS (Cain & Bumgarner).
Andres Torres recorded his second home run of the season...he is now 16-for-43 (.372) during his last 13 games.
Sergio Romo recorded his 16th save of the season, which ranks as the third most in the NL. Hunter Pence recorded his team-leading 10th stolen base of the season.
Buster Posey has now hit safely in 20-of-his-last-24 games.
Josh Johnson threw 7.0-quality innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on six hits with five strikeouts.
Edwin Encarnacion recorded his team-leading 17th home run of the season, which is tied for second most in the AL.
Tomorrow the Giants will send LHP Barry Zito (4-3, 3.88) to the hill to the face Blue Jays’ RHP R.A. Dickey (4-7, 5.18).