Giants Vs. Rockies: Starting Lineups, TV Times, Radio Coverage

Both the San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies would have likes to start their 2012 season’s a bit better, but now head to the Mile High City for the opening seres at Coors field as Barry Zito and Jhoulys Chacin are set to make their 2012 debuts, with each looking for a strong start to the season.

The Giants will give both Buster Posey an Brandon Belt the day off as Aubrey Huff moves to first base batting clean up and Hector Sanchez will make his first start of the season for San Francisco. Gregor Blanco wil start in left field and lead off once more, while Angel Pagan moves down to No. 7 in the lineup playing center.

This will be a good day for Aubrey Huff to show some worth, making his first appearance as the clean up hitter this season. Same goes for Barry Zito, who’s got just about everyone lacking confidence in his abilities. Both of these guys need to have a solid day if the Giants want to earn themselves a win.

San Francisco Giants lineup:
1. Gregor Blanco RF
2. Melky Cabrera LF
3. Pablo Sandoval 3B
4. Aubrey Huff 1B
5. Hector Sanchez C
6. Angel Pagan CF
7. Brandon Crawford SS
8. Ryan Theriot 2B
9. Barry Zito P

Colorado Rockies lineup:
1. Marco Scutaro 2B
2. Dexter Fowler CF
3. Carlos Gonzalez LF
4. Troy Tulowitzki SS
5. Todd Helton 1B
6. Michael Cuddyer RF
7. Ramon Hernandez C
8. Chris Nelson 3B
9. Jhoulys Chacin P

First pitch is set for 1:10 p.m. PT with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM, and Root Sports and KOA 850 AM in Colorado.

For more on the Giants, please check out McCovey Chronicles. For the Rockies side of the street, check out Purple Row.

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