TODAY’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Cincinnati Reds in the 3rd game of this 4-game series…Giants’ left-hander Barry Zito (6-5, 4.00) will face Reds’ right-hander Mat Latos (6-2, 4.77).
Today’s Starting Lineup
PABLO SANDOVAL… Went 2-for-3 last night with a 2B and HR… His .396 career avg. (40-for-101) vs. the Reds is his highest vs. any opponent in the Majors (min. 20 at-bats).
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RYAN THERIOT... Has hit .313 (40-for-128) with 14 RBI in 31 games since being activated from DL on May 24.
ANGEL PAGAN… 25 of his last 29 hits have been singles… Is 4-for-his-last-7 with runners in scoring position, and is 19-for-67 (.284) overall.
GREGOR BLANCO… Has 4 HRs on the season…entered this year with just 3 career home runs… Is tied with Angel Pagan for the club lead with 14 stolen bases (also his career-high).
GEORGE KONTOS… Since being promoted from triple-A Fresno on June 9, has made 6 appearances with SF while throwing 8.0 innings…has allowed 1 run on 8 hits.
BUSTER POSEY… Leads the club seeing 4.16 pitches per plate appearance… Has hit safely in 14 of his last 15 games, batting .333 (18-for-54) with 3 HRs and 7 RBI… Leads the club with 10 HRs and 40 RBI.