TONIGHT’S GAME…The Giants face the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight in the final game of this three game series…RHP Edinson Volquez (9-12, 5.77) is scheduled to face RHP Tim Lincecum (10-14, 4.44).
ON THE MOUND…RHP Tim Lincecum has gone 9-6 with a 2.94 ERA (44er, 135.0ip) in 22 career appearances vs. Los Angeles…Lincecum’s career 2.94 ERA is the fifth-lowest ERA vs. the Dodgers among any active pitcher.
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GEORGE KONTOS… Has posted a 1.35 ERA in eight appearances this month.
HUNTER PENCE… His 53 multi-hit games are the third-most in the NL.
BUSTER POSEY… Has small fracture on the tip of his right finger…was struck on his bare hand Sept. 3 when a pitch from Bumgarner bounced off the plate.
THE GIANTS…Defeated the Dodgers by a score of 6-4 last night and improved to 1-1 on this six-game homestand…SF has won seven of their last 11 games.
SERIES NOTES…With a 10-8 record against the Dodgers, the Giants have clinched the season series over the Dodgers for the second-consecutive season…the last time SF won the season series over LA in back-to-back years was 2002-03.
PROBABLES AND BROADCAST SCHEDULE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SERIES VS. LOS ANGELES AND UPCOMING SET VS. SAN DIEGO(ALL GAME TIMES PDT):
- Thursday, Sept. 26 vs. Los Angeles (7:15): RHP Edinson Volquez (9-12, 5.77) vs. RHP Tim Lincecum (10-14, 4.44) – CSN-BA
- Friday, Sept. 27 vs. San Diego (7:15): RHP Burch Smith (1-2, 5.87) vs. RHP Ryan Vogelsong (3-6, 5.90) – CSN-BA
- Saturday, Sept. 28 vs. San Diego (1:05): LHP Eric Stults (10-13, 3.94) vs. RHP Yusmeiro Petit (4-0, 2.84) – CSN-BA
- Sunday, Sept. 29 vs. San Diego (1:05): RHP Tyson Ross (3-8, 3.10) vs. RHP Matt Cain (8-10, 4.00) – CSN-BA
note: all games broadcast on KNBR radio (English)/81 home games and two road contests broadcast on KTRB 860 ESPN Deportes (Spanish)
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