Though San Francisco's follow-up to a championship season has been disappointing, Hunter Pence and Yusmeiro Petit have provided something positive for the Giants of late.
Pence and Petit look to continue their productive late-season stretches when the visiting Giants seek a fourth consecutive victory Tuesday night while trying to end their recent struggles against the New York Mets.
Pence has homered in a career-high four straight contests after hitting two in San Francisco's 4-3 win at Dodger Stadium on Sunday. The Giants (69-81) took the final three of the four-game set against NL West-leading Los Angeles, and have won six of eight overall.
"This is where we are," Pence told the Giants' official website. "We have to make the best of it. One way to make the best of it is to charge in as hard as we can.
Pence, who has tied a career high with 25 home runs, has hit six while going 13 for 25 in the last six games. His 19 RBIs during that stretch are the most for a Giants player sin...