Giants left-hander Noah Lowry goes for his fourth straight win against Jon Lieber and the Phillies today at 3:55 p.m. The game will be broadcast nationally on FOX, without star slugger Ryan Howard in the starting lineup.
Preview: Lowry, 26, has faced the Phillies three times in his career
and is 1-1 against them with a 6.35 ERA. On the season, he's 3-2 with a 3.69 ERA and a 16/16 K/BB ratio ... Lieber will be making his third
start of the year after opening the season in the bullpen. The right-hander is 1-0
with a 2.57 ERA on the year, pitching very well in each of his starts ... Charlie Manuel will go with a different lineup today and will sit Howard, who's struggling. Shane Victorino, Aaron Rowand and Jimmy Rollins line up ahead of Chase Utley, Pat Burrell, Wes Helms, Abraham Nunez and Rod Barajas.
Back to staining the deck. Enjoy the weather, and let's go Phillies. [Live Boxscore]