May 23, 2012; Milwaukee, WI, USA; San Francisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito (75) pitches against the Milwaukee Brewers in the second inning at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-US PRESSWIRE

Cubs at Giants Preview (Game Three)

Date: June 3, 2012

Time: 1:05 P.M.

Place: AT&T Park

Starting Pitchers:  Travis Wood (LHP, 0-1, 5.94 ERA) vs. Barry Zito (4-2, 3.41 ERA)

With a win today, the Giants can secure a series victory over the Cubs. They will be facing Travis Wood, who is 0-1 with a 6.75 ERA in two career starts against the Giants.

If they can clinch this series, this would be their eighth straight non-losing series. The Giants have pulled to within four games of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West, and the key to gaining ground is to win series.

Since 2007, Cubs hitters have batted at a .257 average against Zito, with six home runs, 30 strikeouts and 19 runs scored against him.

Chicago Cubs Starting Lineup:

  1.  Campana CF
  2.  Barney 2B
  3. Castro SS
  4. Soriano LF
  5. Baker 1B
  6. Stewart 3B
  7. Johnson RF
  8. Hill C
  9. Wood P

San Francisco Giants Starting Lineup:

  1. Blanco RF
  2. Theriot 2B
  3. Cabrera LF
  4. Posey 1B
  5. Pagan CF
  6. Sanchez C
  7. Arias 3B
  8. Crawford SS
  9. Zito P

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