The San Francisco Giants finished the month of August with a 13-16 record, going 6-8 at home and 7-8 on the road.
Brandon Belt was absolutely fantastic during the month, batting .350 in 28 games. He smacked 35 hits, seven doubles, three triples, five home runs, 13 RBI's, 11 walks, 18 strikeouts and scored 23 runs. Belt recorded a .421 on-base percentage and .630 slugging percentage reaching a 1.051 OPS.
Hunter Pence excelled batting .306 in 29 games, drilling 34 hits, seven doubles, one triple, two homers, 16 RBI's, ten walks, six stolen bases and scored 12 runs. He produced a .365 on-base percentage and .441 slugging percentage equaling a .805 OPS.
The Giants offense scored 97 runs, fourth worst in the National League and connected with 241 hits. They were tied for first with ten triples, homered 14 times, drove in 89 RBI's, 185 strikeouts and showcased a .246 team batting average.
Tim Lincecum went 3-2 during the month with a 3.62 ERA in six starts, allowing 32 hits, 15 runs, two home runs, 14 walks and 30 strikeouts in 37.1 innings. He held the opposition to a .235 batting average.
Matt Cain was 2-2 with a 3.06 ERA in five games, surrendering 26 hits, 11 runs, five homers, five walks and 26 strikeouts in 32.1 innings. Opponents batted .218 against him.
The pitching recorded a 4.09 ERA, yielding 247 hits, 125 runs, 116 earned runs, 24 home runs, 201 strikeouts and held the opposition to a .256 batting average. The Giants had two shutouts during the month.
The Giants have 27 games left in the season and will look to finish the year on a good note.
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