After a disappointing loss in Atlanta last night behind Sergio Romo’s ninth-inning meltdown, the Giants still have a chance to break even on their current eight-game road trip. They’ll have to do it against one of the hottest young pitchers in baseball, Braves’ right-hander Julio Teheran.
Getting of to a rough start in his first . . . → Read More: SF Giants lineup: Giants play for the .500 road trip
The Giants’ road woes continue. With two straight defeats in Pittsburgh, San Francisco is now 12-20 on the road and just 33-31 overall. To their great fortune there is no breakaway team in the NL West, with Arizona on top at 37-29. If the Giants called the NL Central home, they would be 8.5 games . . . → Read More: Thursday’s SF Giants lineup vs. Pirates, plus notes and links
Marco Scutaro left Tuesday’s game against the Pirates after being struck on the hand by a 94 MPH fastball in the seventh inning. Now, he has “mallet finger” in his pinky according to Alex Pavlovic of the Merc. Mallet finger is damage to a tendon and if you know what’s good for you, . . . → Read More: Marco Scutaro injury update, plus Wednesday’s lineup