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6/9 Gamethread: Giants vs. Rangers

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Zack Littell vs. Kyle Gibson.

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San Francisco Giants v Texas Rangers Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

The San Francisco Giants have a chance to sweep the season series against the Texas Rangers.

I like sweeps.

It’s a scheduled bullpen game for the Giants, and you can expect to see Sammy Long make his MLB debut.


Game #61

Who: San Francisco Giants (38-22) vs. Texas Rangers (23-39)
When: 11:05 a.m. PT
Where: Globe Life Park in Arlington, Arlington, Texas
Regional broadcast: NBC Sports Bay Area (available on fuboTV)
National broadcast: MLB Network, out of market only (available on fuboTV)
Radio: KNBR 680 AM/104.5 FM


Lineups

No Buster Posey for the Giants, even with the DH.

  1. RF — LaMonte Wade Jr. (L) — .310/.408/.548 — 169 OPS+
  2. 1B — Brandon Belt (L) — .246/.366/.483 — 139 OPS+
  3. DH — Wilmer Flores (R) — .233/.315/.357 — 91 OPS+
  4. SS — Brandon Crawford (L) — .269/.363/.575 — 161 OPS+
  5. 2B — Donovan Solano (R) — .262/.304/.369 — 90 OPS+
  6. CF — Steven Duggar (L) — .306/.366/.541 — 153 OPS+
  7. 3B — Jason Vosler (L) — .167/.219/.400 — 71 OPS+
  8. C — Chadwick Tromp (R) — .400/.400/.400 — 129 OPS+
  9. LF — Mike Tauchman (L) — .190/.310/.298 — 74 OPS+

RHP — Zack Littell — 1.65 ERA, 4.13 FIP, 14 K and 5 BB in 16.1 IP

And here’s what Texas is bringing to the table (other than steak).

  1. SS — Isiah Kiner-Falefa (R) — .239/.257/.413 — 106 OPS+
  2. 3B — Brock Holt (L) — .244/.340/.341 — 93 OPS+
  3. CF — Adolis García (R) — .276/.313/.548 — 135 OPS+
  4. DH — Willie Calhoun (L) — .256/.328/.406 — 105 OPS+
  5. 2B — Nick Solak (R) — .237/.309/.401 — 97 OPS+
  6. LF — Jason Martin (L) — .158/.158/.158 — -11 OPS+
  7. 1B — Charlie Culberson (R) — .226/.278/.363 — 78 OPS+
  8. RF — Eli White (R) — .138/.219/.190 — 17 OPS+
  9. C — Jonah Heim (S) — .167/.228/.306 — 48 OPS+

RHP — Kyle Gibson — 2.06 ERA, 3.09 FIP, 53 K and 19 BB in 65.2 IP


Notes

Roster moves: Prior to the game, the Giants announced a few roster moves. Right-handed pitcher Matt Wisler was designated for assignment, outfielder Alex Dickerson was placed on the 10-day injured list, right-handed pitcher Jimmie Sherfy was added to the active roster, and left-handed pitcher Sammy Long was added to both the active roster and the 40-man roster.


Enjoy the baseball, friends.