Giants vs. Indians, Starting Lineups: Miguel Tejada Back at Shortstop

It’s another beautiful day in China Basin, perfect for a little baseball action between the San Francisco Giants and Cleveland Indians. The G-Men rallied to top the Tribe Friday night, and now turn to Matt Cain to clinch the series with first place Cleveland.

Cain is currently on a three game win streak, posting a 2.43 ERA and a .187 batting average against him over that span. He also is only 11 strikeouts away from career number 1000, something he may be able to reach today.

As for the lineup, not much change from Friday. Miguel Tejada will start at shortstop in lieu of Brandon Crawford, Cody Ross will start out in left field, while Nate Schierholtz will be in right.

Your San Francisco Giants:

1. Andres Torres CF
2. Emmanuel Burriss 2B
3. Pablo Sandoval 3B
4. Aubrey Huff 1B
5. Cody Ross LF
6. Nate Schierholtz RF
7. Miguel Tejada SS
8. Chris Stewart C
9. Matt Cain P

Cleveland Indians lineup:

1. Michael Brantley LF
2. Cord Phelps 2B
3. Asdrubal Cabrera SS
4. Carlos Santana C
5. Grady Sizemore CF
6. Orlando Cabrera 3B
7. Jack Hannahan 1B
8. Austin Kearns RF
9. Justin Masterson P

First pitch is set for 1:10 p.m. PT this afternoon with coverage on the FOX Network and KNBR 680 AM.

For more on the Black and Orange, head on over to McCovey Chronicles to get in on the action.

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