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Giants vs. Padres, Starting Lineups: Carlos Beltran Returns to Lineup, Batting Third

The San Francisco Giants are in some serious need of a W. But with Tim Lincecum on the bump and Carlos Beltran back in the lineup that may just be what the doctor ordered for the Black and Orange tonight against the San Diego Padres.

Orlando Cabrera will bat leadoff today with Jeff Keppinger right behind him, while Pablo Sandoval moves to cleanup. Cody Ross and Brandon Belt will join Beltran in the outfield with Belt moving over to left field, and Chris Stewart will be Timmy’s backstop tonight.

Your San Francisco Giants:

1. Orlando Cabrera SS
2. Jeff Keppinger 2B
3. Carlos Beltran RF
4. Pablo Sandoval 3B
5. Aubrey Huff 1B
6. Cody Ross CF
7. Brandon Belt LF
8. Chris Stewart C
9. Tim Lincecum P

San Diego Padres Lineup:

1. Will Venable RF
2. Jason Bartlett SS
3. Cameron Maybin CF
4. Jesus Guzman 1B
5. Orlando Hudson 2B
6. Kyle Blanks LF
7. Nick Hundley C
8. Logan Forsythe 3B
9. Tim Stauffer P

First pitch is set for 7:15 pm PT with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.

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