--LHP Jonathan Sanchez gave up three hits in seven innings before yielding singles to the first two batters in the eighth and throwing away a sacrifice bunt attempt for an error, at which point he was replaced. He was tagged with the loss though he had winnable stuff. He is 3-3 with a 3.71 ERA.
--LF Pat Burrell, who hasn't been playing a lot lately, started and hit a two-run double, smoking RHP Ubaldo Jimenez's 3-0 pitch to left-center. Burrell entered the at-bat 2-for-23 with runners in scoring position, which is why he had been on the bench more than on the field.
--2B Freddy Sanchez, with a .390 Coors Field batting average, had a swollen left knee (which has been surgically repaired) and was out of the lineup, replaced by INF Mike Fontenot, who made his second start of the season at second base. It's possible Sanchez could play Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium, though manager Bruce Bochy said the knee bothered Sanchez during Monday's game.
--3B Mark DeRosa is 0 for his last 18 and has one extra-base hit in 32 at-bats on the season. How much more of a chance will he get as 3B Pablo Sandoval sits on the DL? "He says he feels good. Hopefully it's just a case of getting his timing. We certainly need that soon," manager Bruce Bochy said.
--RHP Brian Wilson has tossed 10 straight scoreless innings but hasn't had a save opportunity in a week. The last time he stepped on the mound was May 11. He has a 12-game save streak.
BY THE NUMBERS
3 -- Doubles for pitcher Jonathan Sanchez, which is one more than catcher/cleanup hitter Buster Posey.
QUOTE TO NOTE
"That's why you pay a guy $80 million." -- LHP Javier Lopez, who yielded a decisive two-run single to Carlos Gonzalez one day after Gonzalez hit a decisive three-run homer off Tim Lincecum.
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