Giants vs. Padres: Pablo Sandoval Hits For Cycle: Giants Win Fifth Straight 8-5

The Giants are out in Denver taking on the Rockies for a four game set at Coors Field. For more on the Giants head over to McCovey Chronicles.

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Giants vs. Rockies: Pablo Hits For Cycle, Belt Homers, Giants Win 8-5

Ryan Vogelsong hadn’t won a game for the San Francisco Giants since the 14th of August, and headed to Coors Field looking to end that streak. And thanks to a historic night for Pablo Sandoval and a few defensive miscues for the Colorado Rockies, Vogelsong and the Giants triumphed by a score of 8-5.

Pablo became only the 10th San Francisco Giant to hit for the cycle, starting the game off with a two run bomb in the first, followed by a single in the second. His double to left field in the fifth got everyone’s attention, and when Carlos Gonzalez misplayed a fly ball off the wall, Pablo hustled around and slid into third to complete his perfect 4-4 night.

Cody RossRBI groundout in the second started the Giants next rally, followed by Jeff Keppinger’s sac fly and an error from Jordan Pacheco plated Ross to make it 5-0 G-Men. Mark Ellis RBI single in the third and Pacecho’s homer in the fourth got the Rox on the board, and they would make it interesting down the stretch.

San Francisco had stretched their lead to 7-2 by the seventh when Colorado staged a big comeback with three runs in the inning, highlighted by a Chris Iannetta blast, his 13th of the season. Brandon Belt gave the Giants a bit of insurance with a solo shot in the eighth, giving them jsut enough cushion to finish off the Rockies comfortably.

Vogelsong (W 11-7) had some long innings in the thin air at Coors Field, lasting only 5 and 1/3 innings while throwing 104 pitches. He limited the damage to two runs on four hits, along with four walks and eight strikeouts; definitely a higher number of K’s than usual for him.

Steve Edlefsen struggled in his 2/3 innings of work, allowing three runs, but Dan Runzler, Ramon Ramierez, and Santiago Casilla held it down from there, with Casilla earning his 4th save of the season.

With the win the GIants move to 80-70 on the year. Full box score can be found here.

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Pablo Sandoval Hits For Cycle As Giants Lead Rockies 7-2

The last month has been rough on the San Francisco Giants, but Pablo Sandoval hitting for the cycle will give everyone something to cheer about. The third baseman is now the 10th San Francisco Giant to accomplish the feat and is the 25th in franchise history to record a single, double, triple, and home run in one game. 

In 2011, Brewers catcher George Kattaras is the only other player to record a cycle. The last Giant to do it was Fred Lewis in 2007, which also came in Coors Field.

As for Sandoval, the slugger hit a two-run homer in the first inning to give the Giants an early 2-0 lead. He singled in the second and started the fourth inning with a double on a soft line drive to left field. The Panda completed the cycle in the sixth with a deep fly ball to right field. While it originally looked as if the ball would clear the fence, it bounced off the wall and was nearly caught by Carlos Gonzalez. Dashing around the bases, Pablo slid head-first into third base and beat the throw easily.

Despite being a road game, many San Francisco fans were in attendance and they cheered loudly for their all-star third baseman. 

As for the game itself, the Giants have dominated and currently lead 7-2 in the seventh inning. Ryan Vogelsong pitched well and recorded eight strikeouts in 5.1 innings of work. Sandoval should get at least one more at-bat as he looks to record his fifth hit of the night.

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Giants vs. Rockies: Ryan Vogelsong Looking for First Win in Five Starts

The San Francisco Giants are in the Mile High city to take on the Rockies for a four game set, fresh off their sweep of the Padres at AT&T. They still haven’t been mathematically eliminated from the playoffs quite yet, though the Braves and Diamonbacks don’t look to be slowing down any time soon. Nevertheless, the show must go on, and the G-Men are looking to get a serious W streak rolling…

As for the lineup skipper Bruce Bochy is keeping it the same as Wednesday, aside from Ryan Vogelsong taking the bump. He’s currently lost he last five starts in a row, which mirrored with his first half of the season seems like a train wreck. But taking a closer look, it’s obviously the offense, with a total of four runs of combined support in those five losses.

Your San Francisco Giants:

1. Cody Ross CF
2. Jeff Keppinger 2B
3. Carlos Beltran RF
4. Pablo Sandoval 3B
5. Aubrey Huff 1B
6. Brandon Belt LF
7. Hector Sanchez C
8. Brandon Crawford SS
9. Ryan Vogelsong P

Colorado Rockies Lineup:

1. Dexter Fowler CF
2. Mark Ellis 2B
3. Carlos Gonzalez RF
4. Seth Smith LF
5. Ty Wigginton 3B
6. Jordan Pacheco 1B
7. Chris Iannetta C
8. Thomas Field SS
9. Jhoulys Chacin P

First pitch is set for 5:40 pm PT with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.

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Giants vs. Padres MLB Scores: Carlos Beltran Splashes Giants to 3-1 Sweep of Padres

With just a glimmer of hope still shining on their playoff chances the San Francisco Giants took an important step on Thursday, actually finishing off a series with a sweep. It wasn’t easy though as Mat Latos of the San Diego Padres and Tim Lincecum dueled it out all afternoon long, but it eventually was Carlos Beltran’s double-bomb day as well as a bit more magic from Mark DeRosa that gave the G-Men the 3-1 victory.

Lincecum (W 13-12) and Latos (L 7-14) each threw seven strong innings for their respective clubs, though Timmy’s would up just a tad bit stronger. He allowed only the one run on four hits, along with two walks and six strikeouts while Latos gave up three runs on seven hits with one walk and eight strikeouts.

Latos unfortunately gave up a costly mistake to Carlos Beltran not once but twice, allowing two home runs to the switch hitting slugger, with Carlos’ second shot finding it’s way into McCovey Cove for the 59th time is AT&T Park history. Beltran now has 20 homers on the year, and an even 300 on his career thus far.

Mark DeRosa was Tuesday night’s hero after the walkoff single, but came back Wednesday with another hard liner that found the outfield grass, plating Andres Torres to give the team that little bit of cushion against the pesky Padres. The two Brandon’s, Belt and Crawford, each finished 1-3 on the day, with Belt notching a double.

Santiago Casilla get his third save of the year with his perfect ninth inning or work, while Sergio Romo got his 21st hold on the year with his work in the eighth.

Full box score can be found here.

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Giants vs. Padres, MLB Scores: Mark DeRosa Walks Off in Twelfth For 3-2 Giants Win

San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) – Mark DeRosa ripped the game-winning single with two outs in the bottom of the 12th inning to send the San Francisco Giants to a 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres in the middle test of a three game series at AT&T Park.

Cody Ross began the rally with a single up the middle off Brad Brach (0-2) and moved to second on a wild pitch. After Andres Torres popped out, Padres manager Bud Black chose to intentionally walk Carlos Beltran to put runners on first and second. Ross then moved to third on a fielder’s choice by Pablo Sandoval, which brought DeRosa to the plate.

He ripped a line drive to second, which hit just off the top of the glove of Orlando Hudson and rolled into short right field, allowing Ross to trot home with the winning run.

Ramon Ramirez (3-3) tossed a scoreless top of the 12th to earn the win.

Sandoval finished 3-for-6 with an RBI and a run scored, Beltran had three hits and Ross added a pair for the Giants, who have won three straight but remain 8 1/2 games behind the NL West-leading Diamondbacks and 6 1/2 behind the wild- card leading Braves.

Jason Bartlett accounted for the Padres’ only runs with a two-run double and Nick Hundley added two hits for San Diego, which has lost five of its last six.

Trailing 2-0, the Padres plated a pair of runs in the seventh. Pinch-hitter Kyle Blanks reached on a fielder’s choice and Aaron Cunningham ripped a double into the left-field gap to give San Diego runners on second and third with two outs. Giants manager Bruce Bochy summoned Guillermo Mota from the bullpen to face Bartlett, who came through with a game-tying double.

San Diego got the go-ahead run into scoring position in the ninth against Sergio Romo when Hudson ripped a single to center and moved to second on a well-placed sacrifice bunt by James Darnell, but Romo fanned Blanks and pinch- hitter Jeremy Hermida to keep the game tied.

In the 11th, Chris Denorfia slapped a one-out single and stole second to get into scoring position with two outs. Darnell walked to put two men on for Blanks. The Padres were unable to capitalize however, as Blanks struck out to end the inning.

“Our bullpen did a really good job tonight,” Bochy said. “We needed them.”

San Francisco drew blood in their first at-bat. Ross beat out an infield single to start the frame and advanced to third on a double by Beltran. Ross then crossed the plate on a single to left by Sandoval to give the Giants the early lead.

San Diego put the tying run at third in the second inning when Hundley smacked a one-out single, stole second and moved to third on a groundout by Denorfia. Hundley was left there however, as Giants starter Matt Cain struck out Hudson to end the inning.

The Giants widened their lead with a run in the fourth to make it 2-0. Sandoval led off the frame with a single to left and Brett Pill slapped one back up the middle to put two men on with no outs. Following a strikeout from Orlando Cabrera, Justin Christian blooped a ball into center field to plate Sandoval. San Francisco had a chance to tack on further with runners on second and third and one down, but Eli Whiteside fouled out and Cain struck out to end the inning.

Game Notes

The Giants are 3-2 on their current six-game homestand…San Diego leads the majors in stolen bases with 160…Cain worked 6 1/3 innings, allowing one run on four hits while fanning six and walking three…Padres starter Corey Luebke gave up two runs on 10 hits over six innings while striking out eight without walking a batter…Romo extended his scoreless streak to 18 2/3 innings.

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Giants vs. Padres: Matt Cain Looks To Keep G-Men Rolling

After two nights in a row of solid offense from the San Francisco Giants, they’ll look to keep the trend going for Matt Cain tonight against the San Diego Padres.

Cain leads the National League thus far in quality starts with 24, and is 10-5 when doing so this season; couple that with the possibility of some run support and you have all the makings for a W.

Cody Ross will lead off again, but play left field instead of center this evening. Brett Pill will be at first base batting fifth, Orlando Cabrera at shortstop batting sixth, and Justin Christian in center batting seventh. Eli Whiteside will be the backstop this evening for Matt Cain.

Your San Francisco Giants:

1. Cody Ross LF
2. Jeff Keppinger 2B
3. Carlos Beltran RF
4. Pablo Sandoval 3B
5. Brett Pill 1B
6. Orlando Cabrera SS
7. Justin Christian CF
8. Eli Whiteside C
9. Matt Cain P

San Diego Padres Lineup:

1. Will Venable RF
2. Jason Bartlett SS
3. Cameron Maybin CF
4. Jesus Guzman 1B
5. Nick Hundley C
6. Chris Denorfia LF
7. Orlando Hudson 2B
8. James Darnell 3B
9. Cory Luebke P

First pitch is set for 7:15 pm PT this evening with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.

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Giants vs. Padres, MLB Scores: G-Men Offense Strikes Again, Top Padres 8-3

For the second straight night at AT&T Park the San Francisco Giants put eight runs on the board, but weren't out to play small ball against the San Diego Padres. The Black and Orange launched three shots into the night sky, lifting rookie Eric Surkamp for his second straight victory over the Pads by a score of 8-3. 

Carlos Beltran started the show off with a two run bomb in the first, his 18th of the year. Cody Ross would counter with a shot of his own in the third, finishing the night 3-4 with a walk and two RBI, while Pablo Sandoval would add his team leading 19th dinger in the seventh just for good measure. Aubrey Huff would contribute as well, slapping an RBI single in the third as well.

As for Surkamp (W 2-0), he can credit Bud Black's squad for his first two wins of his career, lasting for five and 2/3 innings of three run ball, allowing seven hits while walking one along the way. As for Padres starter Aaron Harang (L 13-6) his night was over after the fifth, allowing four Giants runs on six hits with two walks and four punch outs. 

With the win the Giants move to 77-70 on the year, full box score can be found here

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Giants vs Padres: Eric Surkamp Looking For Back-To-Back Victories Over San Diego

It’s a great night for a ballgame down in China Basin this evening as the San Francisco Giants host their NL West rivals the San Diego Padres at AT&T Park. The Giants will send out rookie starter Eric Surkamp, who is looking to earn his second major league victory over the team he got his first from last week.

Surkamp held the Padres to three runs in five innings of work down at Petco Park last week, just enough to get the win by a score of 6-4. Hopefully he’ll have some similar success tonight, especially the six runs of support part.

As for the lineup Cody Ross will be back in the leadoff spot playing center field, joined by Carlos Beltran and Brandon Belt out on the grass. Aubrey Huff will play first, Brandon Crawford will be at shortstop, while rookie Hector Sanchez will catch his call-up counterpart Surkamp this evening.

Your San Francisco Giants:

1. Cody Ross CF
2. Jeff Keppinger 2B
3. Carlos Beltran RF
4. Pablo Sandoval 3B
5. Aubrey Huff 1B
6. Brandon Belt LF
7. Hector Sanchez C
8. Brandon Crawford SS
9. Eric Surkamp P

San Diego Padres Lineup:

1. Cameron Maybin CF
2. Jason Bartlett SS
3. Jesus Guzman 1B
4. Nick Hundley C
5. Chris Denorfia RF
6. Kyle Blanks LF
7. Orlando Hudson 2B
8. James Darnell 3B
9. Aaron Harang P

First pitch is set for 7:15 pm PT this evening with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.

For more discussion and analysis of the Black and Orange, head on over to McCovey Chronicles.

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Giants vs. Dodgers, MLB Scores: Giants Explode For Eight Runs, Earn Elusive Victory

After back-to-back showings of absolutely inept offense the San Francisco Giants seemed to figure it out at the plate against Hiroki Kuroda and the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday afternoon, exploding for eight runs to back Madison Bumgarner's fine effort, taking the W by the score of 8-1 at AT&T Park. 

Bumgarner (W 11-12) kept his fine second falk of the season rolling after five full innings of three hit ball, keeping the Dodgers to the lone run in the first inning, walking three and fanning eight along the way. He had his work cut out for him though, throwing 101 pitches in his shortest outing since July 30 against the Reds, all the while quietly earning his fourth win in a row and creeping his record closer to .500 after his tough start to 2011; a tough feat indeed if you consider the poor output of the offense this season. The G-Men also used a lot of their young guns in the bullpen this afternoon to help Bummy out as Dan Runzler, Steve Edelfsen and Waldis Joaquin joined the ol' timer Guillermo Mota to lock down the Dodgers for the last four innings, allowing one hit and one walk combined between them.

Actually seeing eight runs on the scoreboard for the Black and Orange these days almost feels like a witnessing a mirage, but they managed to play small ball all afternoon to slowly ease the Boys in Blue into submission. Five different Giants players racked up RBI's, lead by Aubrey Huff and Jeff Keppinger's 2-4 day with two RBI's apiece, while Pablo Sandoval went 3-4 with an RBI as well. Eli Whiteside and Mark DeRosa even got in on the action, each with an RBI single this afternoon to boot.

With the win the Giants move to 76-70 on the year, only 3.5 games ahead of LA for third place (ya, we're counting that way now). Full box score can be found here

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Giants vs. Dodgers Starting Lineups: Giants Look For Offense, Try To Avoid Home Sweep

It’s been a rough series thus far with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the Black and Orange, having two All-Star performances from two of their All-Star pitchers yield nothing but two losses. Now they turn to youngster Madison Bumgarner to continue his great second half of the season and hopefully plate a few runs against the Dodgers Hiroki Kuroda this afternoon.

Skipper Bruce Bochy put veteran Aubrey Huff back at first, marking his first start in the last week after sticking with rookie Brett Pill for a couple of games after his hot start in the Show down in San Diego. Brandon Crawford will be at shortstop, while Eli Whiteside will catch Bummy today.

You San Francisco Giants:

1. Cody Ross CF
2. Jeff Keppinger 2B
3. Carlos Beltran RF
4. Pablo Sandoval 3B
5. Aubrey Huff 1B
6. Brandon Belt LF
7. Brandon Crawford SS
8. Eli Whiteside C
9. Madison Bumgarner P

Los Angeles Dodgers Lineup:

1. Dee Gordon SS
2. Jerry Sands RF
3. Matt Kemp CF
4. Juan Rivera 1B
5. Aaron Miles2B
6. Rod Barajas C
7. Tony Gwynn LF
8. Russell Mitchell 3B
9. Hiroki Kuroda P

First pitch is set for 1:05 pm PT with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.

For more discussion and analysis of the Black and Orange, head on over to McCovey Chronicles to get in on the action and get your voice heard!

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Giants vs. Dodgers, MLB Scores: Giants Fall 3-0 Despite Strong Outing From Vogelsong

San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) – Dana Eveland sparkled in just his second start of the season, tossing seven-plus scoreless innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-0 win over the NL West-rival San Francisco Giants in the middle test of a three-game series at AT&T Park.

Eveland (2-0) threw 63 of his 94 pitches for strikes, and gave up only three hits while fanning three and walking two. He gave up only one run over eight frames in his first outing of the season on September 1 against the Pirates.

Kenley Jansen finished a scoreless eighth and Javy Guerra shut down the Giants in the ninth to notch his 18th save of the season.

Juan Rivera had three hits, while potential MVP candidate Matt Kemp and James Loney both smacked triples for the Dodgers, winners of four straight.

“We’ve been playing well lately,” Guerra said. “We’re going to try to keep it up.”

Brett Pill clubbed a double for the Giants, who have lost three straight and eight of 12.

Ryan Vogelsong (10-7) was saddled with the loss, surrendering three runs on nine hits over eight full frames while fanning six and walking one.

Los Angeles opened the scoring in the second inning when Loney ripped a one- out triple to right and scored on a groundout by Jerry Sands to give the Dodgers an early lead. They made it stand up.

The Dodgers extended their lead in the fourth when Kemp smoked a triple into the right field corner to begin the frame and came around to score on a single by Rivera to make it a 2-0 game. Loney and Sands both reached on infield singles to load the bases with no outs. The Dodgers were gifted a run when Vogelsong was called for a balk, which allowed Rivera to waltz home with the Dodgers’ third run. Vogelsong battled back to limit the damage, getting A.J. Ellis to ground into a fielder’ choice, inducing a pop out from Jamey Carroll and striking out Eveland.

After not threatening all game, San Francisco finally mounted a threat in the eighth. Hector Sanchez coaxed a walk from Eveland to begin the frame and Dodgers manager Don Mattingly elected to pull Eveland and go with his set-up man Jansen. Pinch-hitter Mark DeRosa ripped a single to put runners on the corners with no outs. The Giants were unable to capitalize though, as Jansen fanned pinch-hitter Aubrey Huff and Jeff Keppinger for the first two outs, and got Carlos Beltran to ground out to second to preserve the shutout for his team.

“We were really bad with the bat tonight,” Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. “We were awful.”

The Giants got the tying run to the plate in the ninth. Pablo Sandoval walked to begin the frame, moved to second on defensive indifference and went to third on a single by Orlando Cabrera. Cabrera then moved to second to give the Giants runners on second and third with two down. Pinch-hitter Pat Burrell struck out to end the game.

Game Notes

San Francisco has scored two or fewer runs in 65 of its games this season…The season series between the teams is tied at seven games apiece…The Dodgers are 32-27 against the National League West, while the Giants are 32-23 against the N. L. West…The Giants left eight men on base, while Los Angeles left 10.

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Giants vs. Dodgers Starting Lineups: Bochy Opts For Rookie Lineup Once Again

After another salty loss by to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the San Francisco Giants must refocus their energy Saturday evening towards a victory, behind the 2011 Willie Mac Award winner Ryan Vogelsong.

Skipper Bruce Bochy will go with another rookie-laden lineup this evening with Justin Christian, Brett Pill and Brandon Belt all getting starts at CF, 1B, and LF respectfully. Hector Sanchez will be putting down the signs for Vogelsong tonight. Vogey enters tonights game with a three losses in his last four starts, with a total of three runs of support during that span, rather standard at this point of the season for this team.

Your San Francisco Giants:

1. Justin Christian CF
2. Jeff Keppinger 2B
3. Carlos Beltran RF
4. Pablo Sandoval 3B
5. Brett Pill 1B
6. Brandon Belt LF
7. Orlando Cabrera SS
8. Hector Sanchez C
9. Ryan Vogelsong P

Los Angeles Dodgers Lineup:

1. Dee Gordon SS
2. Justin Sellers 3B
3. Matt Kemp CF
4. Juan Rivera RF
5. James Loney 1B
6. Jerry Sands LF
7. A.J. Ellis C
8. Jamey Carroll 2B
9. Dana Eveland P

First pitch is set for 6:05 pm PT with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.

For more in depth discussion and analysis of the Black and Orange, mosey on over to McCovey Chronicles to get in on the action!

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Giants vs. Dodgers, MLB Scores: Giants Leave Timmy Hanging, Fall to Dodgers 2-1

San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) – Eugenio Velez narrowly scored the eventual game-winning run in the ninth inning, as the Los Angeles Dodgers further damaged the San Francisco Giants’ playoff chances with a 2-1 victory in the opener of a three-game series.

The pitchers’ duel between Clayton Kershaw and Tim Lincecum lived up to its billing, with each ace lasting eight innings.

Kershaw (18-5) continued his NL Cy Young Award campaign by allowing just one unearned run on three hits. The lefty walked one and struck out nine to improve to 4-0 in five outings against the reigning World Series champions this year.

Lincecum, meanwhile, was working on a shutout before giving up the tying run in the eighth. He retired the first two in the frame before Matt Kemp hit a dribbler up the third-base line that stayed fair.

Kemp stole second prior to Juan Rivera poking an RBI single up the middle for Los Angeles’ only hit in 10 chances with runners in scoring position.

“Two dominating pitchers,” Kemp said of the starting matchup. “Both had great stuff. Lincecum’s won two Cy Youngs. Kershaw, I feel like he should be this year’s Cy Young.”

Lincecum wound up allowing six hits and two walks while fanning six in the no- decision. He threw 127 pitches and was pulled in favor of Santiago Casilla, who gave up a leadoff single to Rod Barajas in the ninth.

“It’s wearing on all of us, obviously, just because this season hasn’t panned out the way we would like it to,” Lincecum said. “This is probably the toughest part of the year because you’ve got to grind out the rest and maybe see what happens. Take it game by game and try to battle every day.”

Velez, in as a pinch-runner, advanced to second on a sacrifice bunt and moved up another 90 feet on a wild pitch by Casilla (2-2). Pinch-hitter Jamey Carroll then hit a chopper to second, and Velez slid in just before the tag.

Javy Guerra set down the side in order in the bottom half to notch his 17th save and send the Giants 8 1/2 games behind NL West-leading Arizona.

The only run in the first seven frames came in the third when Pablo Sandoval singled home Justin Christian, who reached base safely on Dee Gordon’s throwing error.

Game Notes

Kershaw has given up just four runs in 34 2/3 innings (1.04 ERA) against the Giants this year…The Giants have lost four of Lincecum’s last five starts…Kemp’s stolen base was his 38th of the season.

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Giants vs. Dodgers, Starting Lineups: Justin Christian Batting Leadoff, Brett Pill Starts at First

When the Los Angeles Dodgers come to town, it always gets serious, no matter where they or the San Francisco Giants are in the standings. And with a slew of rookies taking the field tonight, it should prove to be an exciting and energetic atmosphere at AT&T for another Orange Friday.

Justin Christian and Brett Pill will get another crack at the starting lineup as Pill looks to become the first player in major league history dating back to 1919 to begin his professional career with three homers in his first three games. He’ll have quite the task in doing so off of Clayton Kershaw though I might add, good luck bud. Chris Stewart will catch Tim Lincecum this evening, while Brandon Belt (once again) gets the night off.

Your San Francisco Giants:

1. Justin Christian CF
2. Jeff Keppinger 2B
3. Carlos Beltran RF
4. Pablo Sandoval 3B
5. Brett Pill 1B
6. Cody Ross LF
7. Orlando Cabrera SS
8. Chris Stewart C
9. Tim Lincecum P

Los Angeles Dodgers Lineup:

1. Dee Gordon SS
2. James Loney 1B
3. Matt Kemp CF
4. Juan Rivera RF
5. Aaron Miles 3B
6. Jerry Sands LF
7. Rod Barajas C
8. Justin Sellers 2B
9. Clayton Kershaw P

First pitch is set for 7:15 pm PT this evening with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.

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

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GIants vs. Dodgers Series Preview: Rivalry Renewed at AT&T Park

The Giants are holding onto a sliver of playoff hope as they host the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park for a three game set starting Friday night. For more on the Giants head over to McCovey Chronicles.

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