Giants OF Pagan scratched with tight back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Giants outfielder Angel Pagan has been scratched from Sunday's starting lineup against Colorado because of tightness in his lower back.

Pagan recorded his 25th multihit game in Saturday' 5-4 loss to the Rockies. He is batting .307 with three home runs and 19 RBIs.

Gregor Blanco took over in center field and as the leadoff hitter. Blanco is hitting .354 over his last 26 games.

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