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Giants Vs. Dodgers, Starting Lineups: Matt Kemp In, Aubrey Huff Out

Even though he was dealing with some hamstring tightness, Los Angeles Dodgers exemplar Matt Kemp will not miss a chance to face San Francisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito, one of his favorite lefties to abuse in the league.

In fact, Kemp has hit two two-run homers in his last two games against Zito, owning a .426 lifetime batting average along against Zito along with an even .500 OBP. But enough about Kemp, lets talk about the Giants.

Aubrey Huff is listed as a reserve for tonight's game in L.A. but is not in the starting lineup, so no minor-league assignment is apparently necessary for him.

Buster Posey gets another start at first base as Hector Sanchez gets the nod to catch Zito, with Brett Pill gets the start in right field, batting fifth. Joaquin Arias will start at shortstop once more as both Brandon Belt and Brandon Crawford will sit against lefty Ted Lilly this evening.

Your San Francisco Giants:

  1. Angel Pagan CF
  2. Ryan Theriot 2B
  3. Melky Cabrera RF
  4. Buster Posey 1B
  5. Brett Pill LF
  6. Joaquin Arias SS
  7. Hector Sanchez C
  8. Conor Gillaspie 3B
  9. Barry Zito P

Los Angeles Dodgers:

  1. Dee Gordon SS
  2. Mark Ellis 2B
  3. Matt Kemp CF
  4. Andre Ethier (RF
  5. Juan Rivera 1B
  6. Bobby Abreu LF
  7. Juan Uribe 3B
  8. A.J. Ellis C
  9. Ted Lilly P

First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. PT with coverage on CSN Bay Area and KNBR 680 AM in the Bay, and KCAL and 570 AM Fox Sports LA in and around Los Angeles.

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