Giants lineup: Torres leading off, Crawford down to eighth

Giants, Belt kick off six-game road trip in Washington

Giants lineup: Torres leading off, Crawford down to eighth
August 13, 2013, 12:00 pm
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Andres Torres has played in six of the Giants' 11 August games, going 1-for-14 with one run. (USA TODAY IMAGE)

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

The lineups are set for the series opener between the Giants and Nationals:

UPDATE: Marco Scutaro scratched

San Francisco Giants (52-65, 21-34 Road)

1. Andres Torres (S) CF
2. Marco Scutaro (R) 2B
3. Brandon Belt (L) 1B
4. Buster Posey (R) C
5. Hunter Pence (R) RF
6. Pablo Sandoval (S) 3B
7. Jeff Francoeur (R) LF
8. Brandon Crawford (L) SS
9. LHP -- Madison Bumgarner (11-7, 2.75 ERA)

Washington Nationals (57-60, 34-28 Home)

1. Denard Span (L) CF
2. Anthony Rendon (R) 2B
3. Ryan Zimmerman (R) 3B
4. Jayson Werth (R) RF
5. Ian Desmond (R) SS
6. Adam LaRoche (L) 1B
7. Wilson Ramos (R) C
8. Scott Hairston (R) LF
9. LHP -- Gio Gonzalez (7-5, 3.52 ERA)