Giants lineup: Blanco gets start vs. Cueto

October 6, 2012, 8:47 pm
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Managers Bruce Bochy and Dusty Baker have announced their lineups for Game 1 of the NLDS between the Reds and Giants at AT&T Park.

Lefty Gregor Blanco will get the start against right-hander Johnny Cueto, despite Xavier Nady's career success against the right-hander (Nady is 5-for-8 with one HR against Cueto).

San Francisco Giants

1. Angel Pagan (S) CF
2. Marco Scutaro (R) 2B
3. Pablo Sandoval (S) 3B
4. Buster Posey (R) C
5. Hunter Pence (R) RF
6. Brandon Belt (L) 1B
7. Gregor Blanco (L) LF
8. Brandon Crawford (L) SS
9. Matt Cain (R) P

Cincinnati Reds

1. Brandon Phillips (R) 2B
2. Zack Cozart (R) SS
3. Joey Votto (L) (1B
4. Ryan Ludwick (R) LF
5. Jay Bruce (L) RF
6. Scott Rolen (R) 3B
7. Ryan Hanigan (R) C)
8. Drew Stubbs (R) CF
9. Johnny Cueto (R) P

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