San Francisco Giants

Reds’ Bruce stays hot, Giants stay cold

Giants starter Madison Bumgarner delivers a pitch during the first inning of a Wednesday’s 2-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds in San Francisco.
Giants starter Madison Bumgarner delivers a pitch during the first inning of a Wednesday’s 2-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds in San Francisco. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the Giants’ 2-1 loss to the visiting Reds on Wednesday:

2-0: Reds starting pitcher Dan Straily’s record in head-to-head matchups against the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner.

2.09: Bumgarner’s ERA this season.

4: Hits by the Giants against three Cincinnati pitchers.

4: Home runs this season by the Giants’ Conor Gillaspie, whose solo shot off Straily in the third inning provided San Francisco’s only run of the day.

5: Consecutive games in which the Reds’ Jay Bruce has homered. He has six homers during the stretch.

6: Losses by the San Francisco in Bumgarner’s last eight starts.

8: Home runs by Cincinnati in the three-game series, an AT&T Park record. The Marlins hit eight homers in a four-game series in July 2010.

9: Losses by the Giants in 11 games since the All-Star break.

9: Strikeouts recorded by Bumgarner in eight innings.

10: Runs scored by the Giants in Bumgarner’s last five games.

11: Consecutive games with a hit against the Reds by the Giants Brandon Belt before the All-Star first baseman went 0 for 2 in Wednesday’s loss. He went into the game as a career .398 hitter vs. Cincinnati, including a .522 mark since the beginning of last season.

12: Saves by Reds reliever Tony Cingrani in 17 attempts.

12: Consecutive games with a hit by the Reds’ Joey Votto, who had two of Cincinnati’s six hits. Votto is batting .500 (20 for 40) over that stretch.

18: Home runs allowed by Giants starting pitchers in 11 games since the All-Star break.

20: Consecutive scoreless innings pitched at home by Bumgarner (dating to a start on June 25 against the Phillies) before the Reds scored an unearned run in the fifth.

25: Home runs by Bruce this season.

The box score

Compiled by Stu Rosenberg

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