TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1st game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Matt Cain (10-3, 2.74) will face Dodgers’ right-hander Stephen Fife (0-0, 1.50).
Today’s Starting Lineup
RYAN THERIOT… Is batting .339 (19-for-56) in his past 14 games… Has started 61 games, all at 2nd base…has started 48 of SF’s last 53 games.
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JOAQUIN ARIAS… Is batting .299 vs. left handed pitching, compared to a .204 clip vs. RHP.
JUSTIN CHRISTIAN… Has appeared in 16 games (4 starts; 1 as DH, 4 in RF) and has gone 6-for-31.
BUSTER POSEY… Has appeared in 88 games overall, making 85 starts (66 at catcher, 16 at 1st base, 3 at DH).
ELI WHITESIDE… Hit .241 (39-for-162) with 11 2Bs, 1 HR and 15 RBI in 47 games for the Grizzlies this season.
GREGOR BLANCO… Has been successful in 11 of his last 12 stolen base attempts and is 17-for-20 overall.