Editor's note: The 49ers are 2-2 after the first quarter of the season. And there are plenty of questions on both sides of the ball.
SAN FRANCISCO – Jeremy Affeldt underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia, which might have contributed to the groin discomfort that derailed his season in July.
SAN FRANCISCO – Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti went to the mound to tell Ryan Vogelsong that he’d be facing his last hitter of the night – and his last hitter of the season.
SEATTLE – They will have home-field advantage through the first round of the playoffs. Unlike last postseason, they will also have Bartolo Colon.
SAN FRANCISCO – The Willie Mac Award might not be the only token of appreciation that Hunter Pence receives from the Giants this weekend.