Albert Suarez fills in for Jake Peavy as the Giants go for their third straight win. Watch on CSN Bay Area and follow with In-Game Live.
Bruce Bochy has made a bit of a surprise move by putting Joe Panik in the three-hole against the Braves with him driving the ball lately.
The Giants will be without their starting pitcher Saturday night as the team placed Jake Peavy on the 15-day DL and called up Albert Suarez.


Giants - Team News
Brandon Belt - 1B
Brandon Belt was a late scratch from Saturday's lineup against the Braves due to a stiff neck. It's probably safe to call him day-to-day. Conor Gillaspie will fill in at first base and bat fifth.
Aug 27 5:53PM Read More
Hunter Pence - OF
Hunter Pence (hamstring) underwent an MRI on Saturday. Pence hasn't played since he left Thursday's game with right hamstring tightness, but it doesn't appear to be a major concern. Giants manager Bruce Bochy said it's realistic...
Aug 27 4:59PM Read More
Hunter Pence - OF
Hunter Pence (hamstring) is not in the Giants' lineup Saturday against the Braves. Pence hasn't played since leaving Thursday's game with hamstring tightness. Gorkys Hernandez will draw the start in right field Saturday while batting eighth against Braves...
Aug 27 3:20PM Read More
Albert Suarez - S
Giants recalled RHP Albert Suarez from Triple-A Sacramento. The 26-year-old hurler has appeared in 16 games for the Giants this season (six starts), compiling a 4.20 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 40/17 K/BB ratio. He could be worth a look as a...
Aug 27 12:11PM Read More
Jake Peavy - S
Giants placed RHP Jake Peavy on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain. The Giants had been hopeful he would recover in time to make his scheduled start on Saturday, as he was already filling in for the injured Matt Cain. Albert Suarez will...
Aug 27 12:08PM Read More
Jeff Samardzija - S
Jeff Samardzija scattered seven hits over seven innings in the Giants' 7-0 win over the Braves... Samardzija struck out six and walked three in improving to 11-9 on the season. If he keeps it up, he'll finish with a winning record for the first time in his five years as...
Aug 26 10:34PM Read More
Angel Pagan - OF
Angel Pagan hit his ninth homer Friday against the Braves. It's the second-highest homer total of his career; he hit 11 in 2010. On the heels of a horrid 2015, Pagan has been a fine regular for the Giants this year. He's batting...
Aug 26 10:32PM Read More
Hunter Pence - OF
Hunter Pence (hamstring) indicated feeling much better on Friday and hopes to return to the... Even if he sits out Saturday's game as a precautionary measure, he should have no problem returning on Sunday. Pence is hitting .273/.341/.422 with eight homers and 41 RBI...
Aug 26 4:31PM Read More
Hunter Pence - OF
Hunter Pence (hamstring) is not in the Giants starting lineup on Friday. Pence was pulled from Thursday's game due to tightness in his right hamstring. It's unclear if the injury will require a trip back to the disabled list, or if he'll be able...
Aug 26 3:31PM Read More
Hunter Pence - OF
Hunter Pence said that he is dealing with tightness in his right hamstring. Pence was lifted for a defensive replacement in the middle innings of Thursday's win over the Dodgers. He will be reevaluated on Friday, but a disabled list stint would be...
Aug 25 10:53PM Read More
Joe Panik - 2B
Joe Panik went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run and two walks in Thursday's win over the... Panik connected for a two-run blast off Ross Stripling in the fourth inning. The dinger was his eighth of the season. In addition, the 25-year-old second baseman is slashing...
Aug 25 10:44PM Read More
Matt Moore - S
Matt Moore came within one out of a no-hitter in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Dodgers. Moore struck out seven and walked three on the evening. Manager Bruce Bochy was noticeably agitated in the dugout as the 27-year-old southpaw's pitch count began to balloon...
Aug 25 10:31PM Read More
Jake Peavy - S
Jake Peavy will start Saturday against the Braves. Peavy is filling in for Matt Cain, who was placed on the disabled list with a lower back strain. Cain could be back next week, so this might be the only start Peavy gets. He...
Aug 25 6:19PM Read More
Johnny Cueto - S
Johnny Cueto took the loss in a 1-0 game Wednesday against the Dodgers. Cueto pitched six innings and gave up a homer to Justin Turner in the fourth as the only damage. Cueto fell to 1-3 since the All-Star break after finishing the first half...
Aug 24 10:09PM Read More
Denard Span - OF
Denard Span smacked a solo home run off Kenley Jansen in the ninth inning of Tuesday's loss to... Span's solo home run to lead off the ninth merely served as cosmetic effect in this one, as the Dodgers held a 9-4 advantage entering the frame. The tater was Span's eighth...
Aug 23 11:39PM Read More

Team Stats

San Francisco Giants Stats
View All Players  |  Last updated Aug. 27, 2:43 A.M. ET
B. Posey115418691242811260.297
Á. Pagán9536555108203943.296
E. Núñez116458621302041356.284
B. Belt124442611223361465.276
D. Span11747155129194845.274
B. Crawford125445541212381174.272

J. Nathan101.0003002.040.00
M. Reynolds00-2001.010.00
D. Law42.667520150.0461.98
M. Bumgarner128.60027270180.22022.44
G. Kontos32.600470045.0292.60
H. Strickland31.750600251.0462.65
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