Giants lineup: Scutaro leading off

Lincecum faces stiff test in Nationals

Giants lineup: Scutaro leading off
August 14, 2013, 1:00 pm
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Marco Scutaro returns after being scratched Tuesday with a stiff back. (AP)

Programming note: Giants-Nationals coverage begins at 3:30 p.m. with Giants Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area  

Managers Bruce Bochy and Davey Johnson have posted their lineups for tonight's game between the Giants and Nats at Nationals Park.

After being scratched from the lineup Tuesday with back stiffness, Marco Scutaro returns Wednesday to lead off, with Brandon Crawford behind him in the second slot and and the hot-hitting Brandon Belt hitting third.  

GIANTS
1. Marco Scutaro (R) 2B
2. Brandon Crawford (L) SS
3. Brandon Belt (L) 1B
4. Buster Posey (R) C
5. Hunter Pence (R) RF
6. Pablo Sandoval (S) 3B
7. Roger Kieschnick (L) LF
8. Gregor Blanco (L) CF
9. Tim Lincecum (L) RHP (6-11, 4.18)

NATIONALS
1. Denard Span (L) CF
2. Ryan Zimmerman (R) 3B
3. Bryce Harper (L) LF
4. Jayson Werth (R) RF
5. Ian Desmond (R) SS
6. Adam LaRoche (L) 1B
7. Anthony Rendon (R) 2B
8. Kurt Suzuki (R) C
9. Jordan Zimmermann (R) RHP (13-6, 3.10)

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