Giants lineup: Kieschnick, Arias starting

Giants lineup: Kieschnick, Arias starting
August 23, 2013, 3:45 pm
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Rookie outfielder Roger Kieschnick is 4-for-11 over his last five games, with three runs scored and four walks. (AP)

Programming note: Pirates-Giants coverage gets underway tonight at 6:30 p.m. with Giants Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area

The Giants give the ball to Madison Bumgarner tonight against the Pirates as they try to get back on the right track.  After three hits last night, Brett Pill is back on the bench in favor of Roger Kieschnick. Joaquin Arias is in the lineup in place of Marco Scutaro.

San Francisco Giants (56-71, 32-34 home):
1. Blanco (L) CF
2. Crawford (L) SS
3. Belt (L) 1B
4. Posey (R) C
5. Pence (R) RF
6. Sandoval (S) 3B
7. Kieschnick (L) LF
8. Arias (R) 2B
9. Bumgarner (L) LHP (11-7, 2.82 ERA)

Pittsburgh Pirates 75-52, 33-30 road):
1. Jose Tabata (R) LF
2. Jordy Mercer (R) 3B
3. Andrew McCutchen (R) CF
4. Russell Martin (R) C
5. Gaby Sanchez (R) 1B
6. Josh Harrison (R) RF
7. Neil Walker (S) 2B
8. Clint Barmes (R) SS
9. Charlie Morton (R) P (4-3, 3.67 ERA)

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