NOTES: All 10 games of the three previous Diamondbacks-Giants series this season were decided by four or fewer runs. ... The last Giants pitcher before RHP Tim Lincecum to throw 27 consecutive shutout innings at home was RHP Ryan Jensen from April 10 to May 19, 2002. ... Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt had a single and a walk, extending his streak of reaching base at least once to a career-best 31 games. ... Each team welcomed back a key offensive performer before the game. The Diamondbacks reinstated LF Mark Trumbo from the disabled list. He had been out since suffering a stress fracture in his left foot on April 21. The Giants activated 2B Marco Scutaro from the DL. He was in uniform for the first time this season after injuring his back during spring training. ... Diamondbacks OF Roger Kieschnick (optioned to Triple-A Reno) and Giants 2B Brandon Hicks (designated for assignment) were the roster casualties to create space for Trumbo and Scutaro, respectively. ... Diamondbacks C Miguel Montero got the nod over Giants C Buster Posey when National League manager Mike Matheny chose a catcher to replace injured C Yadier Molina for Tuesday's All-Star Game. ... Giants first-round pick Tyler Beede formally signed his first professional contract and toured AT&T Park on Friday afternoon.
Giants' Lincecum extends scoreless innings streak
POSTED: 12:14 AM MDT Jul 12, 2014 UPDATED: 12:14 AM MDT Jul 12, 2014
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