• Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Friday that infielder Tony Abreu (left knee bursitis) will begin a Minor League injury rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Fresno on Sunday. Abreu is on the brink of ending his second stint of the season on the disabled list.
• The Elias Sports Bureau discovered that by allowing one hit in eight shutout innings Thursday, right-hander Tim Lincecum became the first Major Leaguer since Cincinnati's Johnny Vander Meer threw back-to-back no-hitters in 1938 to surrender one hit and pitch more than six innings in his first win after throwing a no-hitter.
• Brandon Belt's three-run homer Thursday against Milwaukee was San Francisco's seventh of the season with two or more runners on base, the National League's lowest total in that category.
Chris Haft is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.