• Infielder Aaron Hill entered Thursday having hit safely in 19 of his last 25 games with an at-bat.
• Left-hander Joe Thatcher has held the Giants scoreless in 12 of 14 games at AT&T Park.
• Martin Prado's .362 average since the All-Star break is second in the NL.
Rick Eymer is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.