Henderson Alvarez expects to make his next start despite limping off the field Saturday after being hit in the left shin by Joe Panik’s grounder.
Tim Lincecum has had no trouble keeping things in perspective during his most dominant stretch in four seasons.
As the Miami Marlins look to continue their road success in San Francisco, Jacob Turner will try again to record his first career victory away from home.
Tim Lincecum and David Price pitched as expected against struggling lineups. Then, with the former Cy Young Award winners out of the game in the 10th inning, the San Francisco Giants couldn’t get anybody out.
On a night the San Francisco Giants received yet more disappointing news that center fielder Angel Pagan could be headed for surgery on his re-injured left hamstring, Andres Torres appeared to avoid a serious problem with his right knee.
Three days after the death of his father, Barry Zito will take the mound as scheduled for the struggling San Francisco Giants.
Matt Cain used to be San Francisco’s hard-luck loser, seemingly never getting the run support he needed. He had finally begun to shed that stigma this season and had a nice new contract as a vote of confidence — not to mention 18 straight scoreless innings over his first two home starts.