TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the San Diego Padres in the second game of this four-game series…RHP Sean O’Sullivan (0-0, -.–) is scheduled to face RHP Chad Gaudin (2-1, 2.44).
ON THE HILL…Since joining the rotation on June 2, RHP Chad Gaudin has gone 2-0 with a 2.44 ERA (9er, 28.1ip) in his five starts…Gaudin’s 2.86 ERA is the second-lowest among SF starters in that time frame, trailing only LHP Madison Bumgarner’s 2.30 ERA.
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Has appeared in 23 games for the Giants, going 2-1 with a 2.44 ERA (16er, 59.0ip) and a .217 opponents’ avg. against.
Had been working most of this season as the Giants’ long man…11 of his 18 appearances have been out of the bullpen.
Will make his second career start against the Padres…has gone 1-0 in his only start, yielding 1 run on 7 hits in 5.0 innings.
Received a no-decision in his previous outing last sunday vs. Los Angeles in SF’s 4-1 loss with a season-high nine strikeouts.
Is 23-28 in his career as a starting pitcher with a 4.60 ERA (224er, 438.0ip) in 80 outings…his team has gone 43-36 in his starts throughout his career.
PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR SERIES AT SAN DIEGO (ALL GAME TIMES PDT):
- Friday, July 12 at San Diego (7:10): TBA vs. RHP Chad Gaudin (2-1, 2.44) – CSN-BA
- Saturday, July 13 at San Diego (7:10): RHP Edinson Volquez (6-7, 5.33) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (4-9, 4.61) – NBC-BA
- Sunday, July 14 at San Diego (1:10): LHP Eric Stults (pitching tonight) vs. LHP Barry Zito (pitching tonight) – CSN-BA
note: all games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/81 home games and two road contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes (Spanish)