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NLCS Game 1 lineups: Giants vs. Phillies

Oct 16, 2010, 6:37 PM EDT

Citizens Bank Park 1

Here are the lineups for Game 1 of the NLCS between the Giants and Phillies, set to begin shortly after 7:30 p.m. ET.

1. Andres Torres, CF              1. Shane Victorino, CF
2. Freddy Sanchez, 2B           2. Placido Polanco, 3B
3. Aubrey Huff, 1B                3. Chase Utley, 2B
4. Buster Posey, C                4. Ryan Howard, 1B
5. Pat Burrell, LF                5. Jayson Werth, RF
6. Juan Uribe, SS                 6. Jimmy Rollins, SS
7. Mike Fontenot, 3B            7. Raul Ibanez, LF
8. Cody Ross, RF                  8. Carlos Ruiz, C
9. Tim Lincecum, P                9. Roy Halladay, P

Nothing too surprising here, as each manager pretty much sticks with their standard lineup from the first round.

Mike Fontenot gets the start at third base over Pablo Sandoval once again. All things being equal, Sandoval is probably the superior option to Fontenot offensively, but he batted just .208/.266/.299 with four homers, 23 RBI and a 565 OPS away from AT&T park during the regular season. Giants manager Bruce Bochy told Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News that there’s a good chance Sandoval will start at third base later in the series, possibly as soon as tomorrow.

  1. damasomarte - Oct 16, 2010 at 7:34 PM

    dood phils dood

  2. Utley's Hair - Oct 16, 2010 at 8:59 PM

    My kid is bummin’ ’cause Burrell struck out in the second and just got forced at second.

  3. damasomarte - Oct 16, 2010 at 9:11 PM

    dood come on phils pick dis up. linsikim cant hold a candle to roy, we need another bomb from chooch. go phils.

  4. damasomarte - Oct 16, 2010 at 9:31 PM

    AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! Fuckin Pat da bat came back to bite da ass. LETZ GOUGH PHILZ. Itz supozed 2 be doctobor!

  5. damasomarte - Oct 16, 2010 at 9:32 PM

    com on ROY what is dis. what happened to da double roy-bow. dis isnt lookin good. least we got da birds goin tomorrow.

  6. damasomarte - Oct 16, 2010 at 9:44 PM


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