Buster Posey returns behind the plate and Brett Pill will play first base today against Rockies starter, 49-year-old lefty Jamie Moyer.
Brian Wilson saw his first action of the year, but it was a garbage inning after the Giants' fate was decided Wednesday.
Tim Lincecum has never had a start like his Wednesday outing. With five days before facing the Phillies, he's got plenty to think about.More: Rockies 17, Giants 8 Giants video
The Giants rallied to get Tim Lincecum off the hook after the shortest start of his career, but the Rockies responded with a seven-run fifth and put the game out of reach, evening the series.
Ryan Vogelsong is on schedule to make his first start for the Giants Sunday against, and Bruce Bochy is thrilled. The Giants manager is excited to see another man on the mound, as well.
Giants catcher Buster Posey was scratched from Wednesday's lineup because of a case of shingles that flared up toward the end of Sunday's game at Arizona.
Brandon Belt will start tonight's game in Colorado on the bench, contrary to earlier indications from Giants manager Bruce Bochy.More: Giants-Rockies coverage starts at 5 p.m. on CSN Bay Area
Barry Zito hadnt thrown a shutout since April 18, 2003, against the Texas Rangers at the venue then called Network Associates Coliseum.
After getting the Giants in the win column with a four-hit shutout performance, Barry Zito was very subdued in his celebration. Aubrey Huff, however, made it clear that the lefty's gem was 'for all the haters.'
With the Giants on the verge of dropping to 0-4 for the first time since 1950, Barry Zito allowed four hits, zero walks, and no runs to help the Giants earn their first win of 2012.
When does Bruce Bochy know when a struggling player needs a day to clear his head? "When a hitter tells me he's pressing, or I get word that it's probably time to give him a day."
Before the Giants' loss on Sunday, Bruce Bochy said that Brandon Belt would be in the lineup on Monday in Colorado. That is not the case.Rewind: Bochy says he's sticking with Belt What to watch for
Barry Zito will try to prevent the Giants from falling to 0-4 for the time since 1950. The good news -- he is 5-2 with a 2.60 ERA and .208 opponent's average in 17 games 15 starts career vs. the Rockies.
The Giants have reason for optimism because second baseman Freddy Sanchez took infield and looked noticeably better while making throws, including double-play pivots.
The Giants committed three errors Sunday in Arizona, where Bruce Bochy's club gave up a 6-0 lead to start the year on the wrong end of a sweep.More: Baggs' Instant Replay Postgame videos