3yIn their final series before the All-Star break, the Giants are facing their fourth straight first-place NL club. In addition to closely monitoring his starting pitching, Bruce Bochy has some lineup decisions to make.
3yOn Thursday Justin Christian made his first since June 15, and responded by delivering three hits and scoring three runs. Hector Sanchez is behind the plate, which is no surprise with Barry Zito on the mound.
3yThe Giants are heading to Pittsburgh where they will be facing off against the Pirates. Here are a look at the numbers.
3yIt will likely be Matt Cain or R.A. Dickey starting the All-Star Game for the National League. Buster Posey, who has never caught a knuckler, is hoping to see a familiar fastball next Tuesday.
3yThe All-Star break can't come soon enough for the Giants, who find themselves reeling after a devastating three-game sweep.
3yMatt Cain took a 5-1 lead into the seventh inning, but the Nationals came storming back and walked off on Santiago Casilla, sweeping the Giants out of the capital in dramatic fashion.
3yHeath Hembree was diagnosed with a strained flexor muscle in his forearm and will not be able to compete in the Triple-A All-Star Game, according to Giants vice president Bobby Evans.
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