Worth noting

• Bumgarner soon will find out whether he'll be named the National League's Pitcher of the Month for August. He finished the month 4-1 in six starts with league bests in strikeouts (56) and ERA (1.57). Bumgarner also won the award in May.

• As part of the first influx of Minor League callups, outfielder Juan Perez was recalled for the sixth time this season.

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