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Giants vs. Rockies: Battle of The Young Guns As Eric Surkamp & Drew Pomeranz Take the Mound

Two games played thus far in the series and the San Francisco Giants have 17 total runs at Coors Field. Now they must keep up that trend this evening in a battle of the young guns.

Call-up Eric Surkamp (2-0 3.24 ERA) will take the bump for San Francisco, facing another rookie in Drew Pomeranz (1-0 0.00 ERA) for the Colorado Rockies, both looking to keep a flawless record to their names. Pomeranz was one of the juicier prospects acquired in the Ubaldo Jimenez deal.

Skipper Bruce Bochy will go with a mix of veterans and rookies this evening as Andres Torres will leadoff and play center, while Mark DeRosa will batt clean up and play third for Pablo Sandoval. Rookie Brett Pill will play first, Orlando Cabrera will play short, while Justin Christian will be in left.

Your San Francisco Giants:

1. Andres Torres CF
2. Jeff Keppinger 2B
3. Carlos Beltran RF
4. Mark DeRosa 3B
5. Brett Pill 1B
6. Orlando Cabrera SS
7. Justin Christian LF
8. Chris Stewart C
9. Eric Surkamp P

Colorado Rockies Lineup:

1. Eric Young LF
2. Dexter Fowler CF
3. Jordan Pacheco 3B
4. Jason Giambi 1B
5. Ty Wigginton RF
6. Mark Ellis 2B
7. Wilin Rosario C
8. Hector Gomez SS
9. Drew Pomeranz P

First pitch is set for 5:10 pm PT this evening with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.

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