With Madison Bumgarner the newest San Francisco Giants to be extended long-term by the club, the Black and Orange have locked up one of the best lefties the game has to offer. he’’l be on full display Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies, looking to even up the series against their east coast rivals.
Bumgarner will be backed by the same starting four as Monday, while Aubrey Huff moves back to first base batting fifth and Nate Schierholtz will get the start in right field, batting sixth. Brandon Belt will sit against righty Joe Blanton, who continues to struggle offensively this season. Brandon Crawford and Emmanuel Burriss will make up the middle infield once more.
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First pitch is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. PT this evening, with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM in and around the Bay. TCN and 1210 WPHT will have coverage in the Philadelphia area. This game can be seen on the MLB Network as well.