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.
3yThe Dodgers completed a three-game sweep the last time they were at AT&T Park. The Giants returned the favor in Los Angeles a few weeks later. Will the Giants pull away, or will the Dodgers claw back into the race?
3yBrandon Belt, who is hitting .362 42-116 over his last 37 games, started 30 games in left field for the Giants in 2011. He will be roaming the outfield Friday night for the first time this season.
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