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Giants vs. Cubs, Starting Lineups: Cody Ross in Left, Brandon Belt, Aubrey Huff Sit

Obviously Aaron Rowand or Miguel Tejada won’t be in the lineup today.

The San Francisco Giants are trying anything they can to wake up their players, even cutting veterans almost to say "hey, this could be you too. Step it up." Nevertheless the show must go on, and the Giants are trying to keep from being swept ay home versus the Chicago Cubs.

Cody Ross will be in left field tonight as Brandon Belt gets a day off, as does Aubrey Huff as Mark DeRosa will play first base thins afternoon. Pablo Sandoval and Carlos Beltran flipped spots in the lineup, while Chris Stewart will catch for Madison Bumgarner.

Your San Francisco Giants:

1. Andres Torres, CF
2. Jeff Keppinger, 2B
3. Pablo Sandoval, 3B
4. Carlos Beltran, RF
5. Mark DeRosa, 1B
6. Cody Ross, LF
7. Mike Fontenot, SS
8. Chris Stewart, C
9. Madison Bumgarner, LHP

Chicago Cubs Lineup:

1. Starlin Castro, SS
2. Reed Johnson, RF
3. Aramis Ramirez, 3B
4. Jeff Baker, 1B
5. Alfonso Soriano, LF
6. Marlon Byrd, CF
7. Geovany Soto, C
8. Darwin Barney, 2B
9. Rodrigo Lopez, RHP

First pitch is set for 12:45 pm PT with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.