After claiming game three of the series on Saturday night’s 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates, the San Francisco Giants send out Ryan Vogelsong (2-4, 6.29 ERA) in the final game of the set.
The outing will be his 13th start of the season, and fourth since returning from DL. In his most recent start against the Boston Red Sox, the right-hander tossed seven innings and allowed two runs. He has now posted a 3.78 ERA since returning from injury.
Pittsburgh second baseman Neil Walker is 7-for-13 (.538) in his brief career of the right-hander and Garrett Jones is 5-for-11 (.455) with a home run. Vogelsong is 1-3 in five career starts against the Pirates, and in fives seasons with the AL Central club he went 10-19 with a 6.00 ERA.
With first pitch scheduled for 1:05p.m., the Pirates call on A.J. Burnett (6-8, 3.09 ERA).The veteran right-hander won his last outing as he went seven innings and allowed one run on four hits while striking out seven.
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