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Giants Vs. Diamondbacks: Starting Lineups, TV Time, Radio Coverage & More

Skipper Bruce Bochy and the San Francisco Giants are looking to avoid a season opening sweep at the hands of the Arizona Diamondbacks, hoping some slight tweaks to the lineup will ensure a victory at Chase Field Sunday afternoon.

Gregor Blanco will get his first start of the season, playing center field and leading off in place of Angel Pagan. Emmanuel Burriss will take Ryan Theriot’s spot at second base, batting eighth, bumping Brandon Crawford up to the No. 7 slot in the lineup.

San Francisco Giants Lineup:

1. Gregor Blanco CF
2. Melky Cabrera RF
3. Pablo Sandoval 3B
4. Buster Posey C
5. Aubrey Huff LF
6. Brandon Belt 1B
7. Brandon Crawford SS
8. Emmanuel Burriss 2B
9. Matt Cain P

Arizona Diamondbacks Lineup:

1. Willie Bloomquist SS
2. Aaron Hill 2B
3. Justin Upton RF
4. Miguel Montero C
5. Chris Young CF
6. Ryan Roberts 3B
7. Lyle Overbay 1B
8. Gerardo Parra LF
9. Josh Collmenter P

First pitch is set for 1:10 p.m. PT with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM, and Fox Sports Arizona and KTAR 620 AM in Arizona.

For more in dpeth discussion and analysis of the San Francisco Giants, please check out McCovey Chronicles. For the Diamondbacks side of the street, make your way over to AZ Snake Pit.