Jeff Curry-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire
The San Francisco Giants, after being down 2-0 to the Cincinnati Reds, have forced a Game 5 in their NLDS matchup.
San Francisco Giants vs. Cincinnati Reds, 2012 NLDS Game 5
Thursday, October 11 at 1:07 PM EDT on TBS
Game 5 features a matchup of starting pitchers who dueled in Game 1. The Giants' Matt Cain threw five innings in Game 1, giving up three runs on a pair of home runs by Brandon Phillips and Jay Bruce and taking the loss. Mat Latos was originally scheduled to be the Game 3 starter, but came out of the bullpen to relieve an injured Johnny Cueto. He threw four innings and allowed only one run.
They each look to lead their respective teams to the NLCS with a win on Thursday.
|Matt Cain (16-5, 2.79)||Mat Latos (14-4, 3.48)|
Projected Starting Lineups
|Angel Pagan CF||Brandon Phillips 2B|
|Marco Scutaro 2B||Zack Cozart SS|
|Pablo Sandoval 3B||Joey Votto 1B|
|Buster Posey C||Ryan Ludwick LF|
|Hunter Pence RF||Jay Bruce RF|
|Brandon Belt 1B||Scott Rolen 3B|
|Gregor Blanco LF||Ryan Hanigan C|
|Brandon Crawford SS||Drew Stubbs CF|
|Matt Cain P||Mat Latos P|