Giants vs A’s – Pregame Notes (6/25/21)

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The Giants return to Oracle Park after a quick two-game series against the Angels to now play another AL West opponent: the A’s! The Giants enter this year’s Battle of the Bay having won 8 of their last 9 on top of a 14-6 record in June.

The best team in baseball

  • The Giants enter today’s game with the best overall winning percentage in the Majors at 48-26 (.649)
  • The Giants have either won or split nine straight series dating back to May 25th, the second-longest streak in baseball

Lineup Notes

  • Buster Posey was scratched from tonight’s initial lineup due to lower back tightness. Curt Casali is now catching for Cueto.

San Francisco vs Oakland

  • The Giants went 1-5 against Oakland last season and are just 3-9 in their last 12 games at Oracle Park against the A’s.

Injury Update

  • 3B Evan Longoria is starting light baseball activity in Arizona.
  • SP Logan Webb has a simulated inning on Sunday.
  • IF Tommy La Stella jammed his throwing thumb and received X-rays (negative).
  • 1B Brandon Belt on the 10-day IL, OF LaMonte Wade Jr. is back on the active roster

 

Oracle Views

  • The best view in baseball? I think so!

Will Gabe Kapler be watching tonight’s fireworks?