Matt Cain lost for the second time this postseason, giving up three runs on five hits in 6 1-3 innings. The Giants, who entered the game batting just .217 in the postseason, were 0 for 7 with runners in scoring position.
San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro was in the starting lineup for Wednesday’s NLCS Game 3 against the Cardinals in St. Louis. Scutaro was injured when Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday aggressively collided with him in Game 2 to break up a double play.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy expects Marco Scutaro to be in his lineup card for Game 3 of the NL championship series, two days after St. Louis slugger Matt Holliday plowed into the San Francisco second baseman.
After Cardinals outfielder’s hard slide that eventually took San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro out of Game 2, the infielder is ready to start Game 3 and holds no ill feelings towards the opposition.
Bruce Bochy expects Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro to be on his lineup card for Game 3 of the NL championship series. And the San Francisco manager isn’t interested in any retaliation talk.
Matt Holliday’s chop-block on Marco Scutaro may have done more than a Hunter Pence dugout sermon to build a fire under the San Francisco Giants and their fans.
It’s unclear whether Marco Scutaro will play in Game 3 of the NLCS in St. Louis Wednesday. The Giants second baseman was injured after Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday aggressively collided with Scutaro behind the base.
San Francisco Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro left Game 2 of the NL championship series after five innings because of an injured left hip.
Marco Scutaro bounced back from Matt Holliday’s hard slide by delivering a big hit of his own that helped the San Francisco Giants get their first home win this postseason.
Third baseman Scott Rolen’s error with two outs in the 10th inning gave San Francisco the go-ahead run, and the Giants edged the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Tuesday night to cut their NL playoff deficit to 2-1.