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Giants v. Mariners, Spring Training Preview: Timmy Squares Off With His Hometown Mariners

Tim Lincecum is slated for his third start of the 2011 Cactus League schedule today as the San Francisco Giants face the Seattle Mariners at Scottsdale Stadium. Lincecum, who is from Renton, WA and a University of Washington alumni, is looking to shut down his hometown team and continue his progress towards a successful regular season.The Giants are off to a 7-3 start in their first 10 Spring Training games and hope to continue that success against a Seattle team that has started 3-3-1 (no extra innings in early Spring Training games). Southpaw Nate Robinson will get the start for the Mariners today.

Today’s lineup for the Giants:

CF Darren Ford
SS Miguel Tejada
1B Aubrey Huff
C Buster Posey
RF Cody Ross
3B Pablo Sandoval
DH Brandon Belt
LF Travis Ishikawa
2B Mike Fontenot
P Tim Lincecum

First pitch is at 12:05 PT (1:05 MT) and will be broadcast live on KNBR 680. Tomorrow will be the Giants first televised Spring Training game of the year as they meet the Texas Rangers in a World Series rematch at 6:05 PT (7:05 MT) and can be seen on CSN Bay Area.