The San Francisco Giants are set to tussle with the San Diego Padres this evening, though are still to announce who they will be sending out to the mound officially tonight, but it's certainly setting up like it will be Triple-A call up Eric Hacker at the moment.
Just landed to news: Otero optioned, Hacker's contract purchased. Wilson to 60-day DL— Henry Schulman (@hankschulman) April 27, 2012
Hacker joins the Giants on a four game winning streak, earning a 4-0 record and 2.19 ERA in his time this season with Triple-A Fresno, slipping right into the Giant rotation on his scheduled day to throw, keeping San Francisco from having to use Tim Lincecum on short rest or a reliever out of the bullpen as a starter.
First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m. PT this evening with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.
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