Giants lineup: Pence drops, Morse out, Crawford scratched

Giants lineup: Pence drops, Morse out, Crawford scratched
August 28, 2014, 11:00 am
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Hunter Pence is batting fifth on Thursday for the 11th time this season. (USATI)

UPDATE: (11:50) -- The Giants scratched Brandon Crawford from today's lineup.

Matt Duffy will make the start in his place.

Crawford isn't playing because of a shoulder issue, according to a report.


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Walt Weiss and Bruce Bochy issued their lineups for Thursday's series finale at AT&T Park.

Rockies (53-79, 19-46 road)
1. Charlie Blackmon (L) CF
2. DJ LeMahieu (R) 2B
3. Justin Morneau (L) 1B
4. Nolan Arenado (R) 3B
5. Corey Dickerson (L) LF
6. Brandon Barnes (R) RF
7. Jackson Williams (R) C
8. Charlie Culberson (R) SS
9. Jordan Lyles (R) P (6-1, 4.05 ERA)

Giants (70-62, 34-33 home)
1. Angel Pagan (S) CF
2. Joe Panik (L) 2B
3. Buster Posey (R) 1B
4. Pablo Sandoval (S) 3B
5. Hunter Pence (R) RF
6. Gregor Blanco (L) LF
7. Andrew Susac (R) C
8. Matt Duffy (R) SS
9. Yusmeiro Petit (R) P (3-3, 3.59 ERA)