Lincecum dropped six straight decisions over a 10-start span, but allowed just four hits and two walks while striking out eight in a shutout of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Lincecum is just 1-4 with 7.59 ERA in eight road starts this season and 1-2 with a 4.14 ERA in six career meetings with the Nationals.
The Nats will send out Jordan Zimmermann, who threw seven innings of one-run ball in his last outing against Colorado. He is still trying to figure it out at home though as he is 0-3 with a 3.25 ERA in seven outings at Nationals Park this year. He is 2-1 with a 3.60 ERA in four starts lifetime against the Giants.
First pitch is set for 3:35 p.m. PT with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.
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