SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 21: Roy Halladay #34 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch against the San Francisco Giants in Game Five of the NLCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at AT&T Park on October 21 2010 in San Francisco California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Roy Halladay
Roy Halladay and Tim Lincecum take the hill for their respective squads on Monday night when the Phillies and Giants begin a three-game series.
The Philadelphia Phillies begin a three-game series with the San Francisco Giants on Monday night (Game Time: 10:15 p.m. ET, TV Schedule: CSN-Philly), when Roy Halladay and Tim Lincecum meet in a pitching matchup of aces with four combined Cy Young Awards.
Halladay has been dominant so far this season, allowing just one run over 15 innings while racking up a 2-0 start complete with a 0.60 ERA. After pitching eight shutout innings on Opening Day against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Halladay surrendered seven hits and one run in a 7-1 win against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday.
Lincecum has been less successful so far in 2012, allowing 11 runs over seven and two-thirds innings of his first two starts.