Giants Vs. Cardinals, Starting Lineups: Carlos Beltran Sits Again

Many San Francisco Giants fans were hoping to catch a glimpse of Carlos Beltran tonight when the G-Men square off with the St. Louis Cardinals, but unfortunately will not be starting for the third straight game due do some knee soreness.

Skipper Bruce Bochy has pieced together a lineup this evening consisting of Gregor Blanco back in the leadoff spot, playing right field, while youngster Charlie Culberson gets the start at second, batting second. Angel Pagan is in the five hole once more, while Brett Pill gets another start at first base as Brandon Belt continues to sit against lefties.

Your San Francisco Giants:

1. Gregor Blanco RF
2. Charlie Culberson 2B
3. Melky Cabrera LF
4. Buster Posey C
5. Angel Pagan CF
6. Brett Pill 1B
7. Brandon Crawford SS
8. Madison Bumgarner P
9. Emmanuel Burriss 3B

St. Louis Cardinals:

1. Rafael Furcal SS
2. Tyler Greene 2B
3. Matt Holliday LF
4. Allen Craig RF
5. Lance Berkman 1B
6. David Freese 3B
7. Shane Robinson CF
8. Tony Cruz C
9. Jaime Garcia P

First pitch is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. PT with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.

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