Giants lineup: Scutaro returns, Tanaka batting seventh
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Programming note: Giants-Padres coverage gets underway today at 6:30 p.m. with Giants Pregame Live on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.

The lineups are set for the series opener between the Giants and Padres:

San Francisco Giants (40-50, 15-30 Road)

1. Gregor Blanco (L) CF
2. Marco Scutaro (R) 2B
3. Buster Posey (R) C
4. Pablo Sandoval (S) 3B
5. Hunter Pence (R) RF
6. Brandon Belt (L) 1B
7. Kensuke Tanaka (L) LF
8. Brandon Crawford (L) SS
9. LHP -- Madison Bumgarner (9-5, 3.05 ERA)  

San Diego Padres (41-51, 26-20 Home)

1. Everth Cabrera (S) SS
2. Chris Denorfia (R) CF
3. Chase Headley (S) 3B
4. Carlos Quentin (R) LF
5. Jesus Guzman (R) 1B
6. Kyle Blanks (R) RF
7. Logan Forsythe (R) 2B
8. Nick Hundley (R) C
9. RHP -- Jason Marquis (9-4, 3.79 ERA)