3yTim Lincecum gave up six runs in 3.1 innings and the Giants were embarrassed in the rubber-match with Pittsburgh, losing 13-2. The Giants are 2-7 in their last nine games, and head into the All-Star break at 46-40.
3yTim Lincecum is making his first Sunday road start of the year, and it comes on the final day before the All-Star break. Can he jumpstart his season? Watch on CSN Bay Area and follow along with In-Game Live!
3yAfter a torrid run in mid-June, Belt is struggling to put the ball in play again. He's 1 for 13 with two walks and eight strikeouts on the road trip and is sitting today with Buster Posey at first base.
3yBuster Posey is picking up a first baseman's glove again, forcing Brandon Belt to the bench, as Hector Sanchez will catch Tim Lincecum for the fourth consecutive time.
3yThe National League's three best ERAs belong to the Reds Johnny Cueto, Ryan Vogelsong and the Pirates' James McDonald. None of the three will be in Kansas City to represent the NL on Tuesday.
3yThe Giants couldn't touch James McDonald as he powered the Pirates to a 3-1 victory. McDonald struck out 10 and allowed just four hits.
3yThe Giants couldn't figure out James McDonald, who allowed one run on four hits and 10 strikeouts in seven innings of work, to lead the Pirates to a 3-1 win in Pittsburgh.
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