Giants lineup: Sandoval out, Arias at third

Giants lineup: Sandoval out, Arias at third
April 20, 2014, 10:30 am
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Joaquin Arias is batting .192 for the season with a .250 on-base percentage. (USATSI)

Programming note: Giants-Padres coverage starts today at 12:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area with Giants Pregame Live (Channel locations)

Giants manager Bruce Bochy is benching Pablo Sandoval and moving Joaquin Arias over to third base, hoping to avoid being swept in the finale of this three-game set at Petco Park.

The lineups are set for the final game of the three-game series between the Giants and the Padres: 

San Francisco Giants

1. Angel Pagan (S) CF
2. Hunter Pence (R) RF
3. Buster Posey (R) C
4. Michael Morse (R) LF
5. Brandon Belt (L) 1B
6. Joaquin Arias (R) 3B
7. Brandon Hicks (R) 2B
8. Brandon Crawford (L) SS
9. Tim Lincecum (L) P

San Diego Padres

1. Everth Cabrera (S) SS
2. Will Venable (L) CF
3. Seth Smith (L) LF
4. Xavier Nady (R) RF
5. Chase Headley (S) 3B
6. Tommy Medica (R) 1B
7. Nick Hundley (R) C
8. Alexi Amarista (L) 2B
9. Robbie Erlin (R) P


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