Germano, acquired in the 2012 season from the Boston Red Sox, has appeared in 2 MLB games in 2012, totalling 8 and 2/3 innings with a 1.04 ERA and 1.91 FIP. In 17 Triple-A games this season, Germano has compiled 16 starts with a 2.40 ERA and 4.20 FIP, striking out a respectable 17.6 percent of batters while walking only an astonishing 3.2 percent.
Here's a look at the day's full lineups, courtesy of Baseball Press:
|1. Starling Marte (R) LF||1. Reed Johnson (R) CF|
|2. Alex Presley (L) RF||2. Starlin Castro (R) SS|
|3. Andrew McCutchen (R) CF||3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B|
|4. Garrett Jones (L) 1B||4. Alfonso Soriano (R) LF|
|5. Neil Walker (S) 2B||5. Jeff Baker (R) RF|
|6. Pedro Alvarez (L) 3B||6. Geovany Soto (R) C|
|7. Michael McKenry (R) C||7. Darwin Barney (R) 2B|
|8. Clint Barmes (R) SS||8. Joe Mather (R) 3B|
|9. Erik Bedard (L) P||9. Justin Germano (R) P|
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