Matt Cain (7-8, 4.44 ERA) will be starting for the Giants today against Henderson Alvarez (2-1, 3.18 ERA) for the Marlins. Cain has pitched at least seven innings in each of his last four starts. In his last four starts he has an impressive 2.17 ERA although recorded two losses because of the lack of run support.
Tonight’s #SFGiants lineup – Scutaro 2B, Crawford SS, Belt 1B, Posey C, Pence RF, Sandoval 3B, Kieschnick LF, Blanco CF and Cain RHP
— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) August 17, 2013
#Marlins lineup vs SFG: Yelich LF, Solano 2B, Stanton LF, Morrison 1B, Lucas 3B, Hechavarria SS, Marisnick CF, Hill C, Alvarez P
— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) August 17, 2013
Brandon Belt is hitting .431 the month of August and went 4-for-6 yesterday. On August 1 in Philadephia, Belt changed his grip on the bat, something he was reluctant to do in the past. Changes were seen immediately. Stay hot Brandon.