As the San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks prepare for their series finale at AT&T Park on Wednesday, both team's respective ace is trying to find their former dominance of yesteryear as Tim Lincecum battles Ian Kennedy for the Black and Orange's first series sweep this year.
Lincecum (2-5 6.41) continues to have Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde type starts, looking solid and in control for part of his outing than having one horrible inning that completely sinks his outing. He held the Marlins to one run and two hits in over the first five innings in his last start, but blew up for a five-run sixth inning and another loss on his resume.
As for Kennedy (3-5 4.65), he gave up four runs in 5.2 innings pitched against the Brewers in his last start, but will likely welcome June with open arms after posting an 0-5 record in May with a 6.00 ERA.
After slapping his 50th hit of the month last night, Melky Cabrera will go for the Giants record set by Randy Winn back in 2005, a mark of 51 hits in the month of September.
Wednesday match with be the last time these two see each other until September.
First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m. PT with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM.
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