SAN FRANCISCO -- If all had gone according to plan, Chris Heston would have spent four days in Reno earlier this month, pitching for the Sacramento River Cats.
SAN FRANCISCO -- In the big picture, Bruce Bochy, Jake Peavy and the rest of the Giants still like the direction they're headed. It's hard to see positives on days like this, though.
Programming note: Padres-Giants coverage starts tonight at 6:30 p.m. with Giants Pregame Live on CSN Bay Area.
The Giants look to sweep the Dodgers Sunday and take over first place in the NL West, but they'll have to do it without leadoff hitter Nori Aoki.