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Astros Vs. Giants Game 2 Lineup: Lucas Harrell Gets Start For Houston

The Houston Astros and San Francisco Giants are in their second game of a three game set, and Saturday night's starters are Lucas Harrell for the Astros and Tim Lincecum for the Giants. On the road Harrell is a completely different pitcher than he is at home and is 1-5 away from Minute Maid Park.

Lincecum has struggled all year and has a 3-10 record on the year, and 1-8 since May 9. However, in his career against the Astros, Lincecum has a record of 5-0 and an ERA of 1.14.

In Saturday's game, the Astros did make a few lineup changes with Scott Moore at first base with Matt Downs getting the night off, and Jordan Schafer is back in the lineup at centefield and is leading off.

Astros lineup:
1. Jordan Schafer CF
2. Jose Altuve 2B
3. Jed Lowrie SS
4. J.D. Martinez LF
5. Scott Moore 1B
6. Chris Johnson 3B
7. Justin Maxwell RF
8. Chris Snyder C
9. Lucas Harrell P

Giants lineup:
1. Gregor Blanco RF
2. Ryan Theriot 2B
3. Melky Cabrera LF
4. Buster Posey 1B
5. Pablo Sandoval 3B
6. Angel Pagan CF
7. Hector Sanchez C
8. Brandon Crawford SS
9. Tim Lincecum P

Read more on the Astros at The Crawfish Boxes and SB Nation Houston. For the Giants fans' perspective, check out McCovey Chronicles and SB Nation Bay Area. Baseball Nation is your source for news and analysis around Major League Baseball.

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