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Giants vs. Dodgers, MLB Schedule Preview: Lineups For Tonight's Matchup

After last night’s 6-1 drubbing by the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the San Francisco Giants have begun the season 4-6, with 4 of those losses by the hands of the Dodgers. But with all of the pregame ceremonies and championship hoopla finally over, the G-Men can get back to focusing on one thing and one thing only, winning baseball games.

Good things usually happen for the Giants when ace Tim Lincecum (1-1 0.64 ERA) takes the mound, but the struggling Giants offense will have to compete with another top pitcher from the Dodgers, right hander Chad Billingsley (1-1 8.00 ERA).

Tonight’s lineup for your San Francisco Giants:

CF Aaron Rowand
2B Freddy Sanchez
RF Aubrey Huff
C Buster Posey
3B Pablo Sandoval
LF Pat Burrell
SS Miguel Tejada
1B Brandon Belt
SP Tim Lincecum

Dodgers Lineup:

LF Tony Gwynn
SS Jamey Carroll
RF Andre Ethier
CF Matt Kemp
1B James Loney
3b Juan Uribe
C Rod Barajas
2B Aaron Miles
SP Chad Billingsley

SS Rafael Furcal broke his thumb sliding into third yesterday, and has been placed of the DL.

First pitch is scheduled for 7:15 and can be seen on CSN Bay Area and heard on KNBR 680 AM.

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