...Since taking over the number two hole on 4/27, Ryota Wakiya has played in 7 games and hit safely in all of them: 9-for-31 (.279), 1 double, 2 triples, 1 homer, 1 walk, 1 sac hit, 6 strikeouts, 7 runs, 7 RBI.
...The Giants have hired Akihoto Fukoo to be a temporary coach to help out during fielding practice (they guy that hits grounders)..
...Alex Ramirez hit his 10th home run of the season on Monday and has now hit 10 or more homers in 10 consecutive seasons.
...Hisayoshi Chono recorded his 10th multi-hit game of the year on Monday (that's eight 2-hit games and two 3-hit games). He's also 9-for-14 (.643) with 3 runs and 2 RBI over his last four games.