• The Giants won three games in the past week (April 9 vs. Colorado, April 11 and 13 at Chicago) in which they rallied from a three-run deficit. The team won seven such games in all of 2012.
• Per MLB Stat of the Day (@MLBStatofTheDay on Twitter), Hunter Pence is first Giant since Barry Bonds (May 1998) to hit a game-tying two-out homer in ninth or later when down to his last strike. Pence accomplished the feat on Sunday in Chicago, with the Giants ultimately defeating the Cubs in extra innings.
• Manager Bruce Bochy turned 58 on Tuesday.
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