TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight in the second game of this three game series…LHP Francisco Liriano (4-2, 1.75) is scheduled to take the hill against LHP Barry Zito (4-4, 4.06).
JOSE MIJARES… 31-year-old right-hander had his contract purchased from triple-A Fresno on May 29.
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Since then has appeared in five games, allowing at least a run in four of five his outings.
Had appeared in 20 games with Fresno, posting a 3.46 ERA (10er, 26.0ip) with 31 strikeouts.
Last win was September 1, 2012 at Miami.
Is 0-0 with a 2.35 ERA in 2013.
Was a member of the Giants’ 2010 World Series Championship squad, after being acquired mid-season from Boston.