BOTTOM LINE: San Francisco and Washington will meet on Saturday.
The Giants are 28-13 on their home turf. San Francisco’s lineup has 130 home runs this season, Brandon Crawford leads them with 17 homers.
The Nationals are 18-23 in road games. Washington has a collective .255 this season, led by Trea Turner with an average of .322.
The Giants won the last meeting 5-3. Jarlin Garcia secured his first victory and Curt Casali went 3-for-4 with a double, a home run and two RBIs for San Francisco. Sam Clay took his third loss for Washington.
TOP PERFORMERS: Mike Yastrzemski leads the Giants with 34 extra base hits and is slugging .472.
Turner leads the Nationals with 17 home runs and is batting .322.
LAST 10 GAMES: Giants: 5-5, .261 batting average, 3.83 ERA, outscored opponents by eight runs
Nationals: Stephen Strasburg: (neck), Joe Ross: (elbow), Tanner Rainey: (shin), Will Harris: (hand), Steven Fuentes: (shoulder), Luis Avilan: (elbow), Andrew Stevenson: (oblique), Kyle Schwarber: (hamstring), Jordy Mercer: (quad), Alex Avila: (calf).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.