Today’s Matchup – June 3, 2011


Juan Nicasio takes the hill for his second career Major League start, and he’s in for a test. He goes up against Matt Cain for the Giants, who retook first place in the NL West last week.

Game #56: Juan Nicasio (1-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. Matt Cain (3-4, 3.88 ERA)

Tonight’s Lineups
Games Back: 4.5 (NL West), 5.5 (Wild Card)
Games Left: 107
Streak: Won 1
Last 10: 3-7
Elimination Number: 103

Colorado Rockies
Seth Smith, RF
Jonathan Herrera, 2B
Carlos Gonzalez, LF
Troy Tulowitzki, SS
Todd Helton, 1B
Ty Wigginton, 5B
Chris Iannetta, C
Dexter Fowler, CF
Juan Nicasio, P

Games Ahead: 0.5 (NL West)
Games Left: 107
Streak: Won 2
Last 10: 4-6
Magic Number: 109

San Francisco Giants
Andres Torres, CF
Emmanuel Burriss, 3B
Freddy Sanchez, 2B
Aubrey Huff, 1B
Nate Schierholtz, RF
Cody Ross, LF
Brandon Crawford, SS
Eli Whiteside, C
Matt Cain, P

First pitch is set for 8:15pm Mountain time from AT&T Park in San Francisco. ROOT Sports will have the call in the Rocky Mountain region on TV, and CSN-Bay Area will broadcast the game in the San Francisco area. On the radio, 850 KOA will have the call in Denver, while KNBR 680 will broadcast the game in the Bay Area.