3yAfter defeating the Dodgers last night, the Giants have a 5.5 game lead in the NL West. Matt Cain is on the hill looking to make it 6.5. Follow along with In-Game Live!
3yWith Matt Cain on the mound Saturday afternoon, Buster Posey is back behind the plate, bringing Brandon Belt to his customary spot at first base. For the Dodgers, they are without arguably their best hitter.
3yJosh Hamilton and Buster Posey are great hitters. But there's something Marco Scutaro can do that they can't, it's having a serious impact on the Giants' second half.
3yTim Lincecum walked a career high seven batters, but he refused to give in against the Dodgers and his team picked him up with a pivotal win.
3yMarco Scutaro showed up in a big way in one of baseball's biggest rivalries with a game-winning, two-run single in the seventh, helping the Giants to a 5-2 victory and a 5.5 game lead over the Dodgers.
3yTim Lincecum will need to continue his success against the Dodgers if the Giants want to widen their lead tonight in this pivotal series opener. Watch on CSN Bay Area and follow along with In-Game Live.
3yBrandon Belt was a blur in the hour before batting practice Friday afternoon as he suited up in preparation to be the Giants' starting left fielder.
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