SAN DIEGO — There would have been something appropriate about the Dodgers officially clinching the division on a Giants loss. The Giants led the West for 123 days this season.
SAN DIEGO — The Giants were at Marlins Park last July when Jose Fernandez made his return from Tommy John surgery, and they got the whole Fernandez experience.
After dislocating his pinky finger, Brandon Crawford is back at shortstop vs. the Padres while Kelby Tomlinson is being rewarded and bumped up.
SAN DIEGO — In his second-to-last start of the regular season, Madison Bumgarner took a no-hitter into the fourth inning. It didn’t surprise him.
SAN DIEGO -- Ty Blach's September has certainly been intriguing. Now the Giants will get to see a larger sample.