Without Vogelsong

The Giants pitching rotation will be without Ryan Vogelsong for at least six weeks and maybe longer after he suffered a fractured pinkie finger in his last start. There are three candidates to replace him:

  • RH Chad Gaudin

    Team: Giants.

    W-L: 0-1.

    ERA: 2.08.

    Comment: Has 75 career starts, none since 2009.

  • RH Shane Loux

    Team: Fresno.

    W-L: 4-2.

    ERA: 4.75.

    Comment: 33-year-old has walked 17, struck out 15 in 41 2/3 innings for Triple-A Grizzlies.

  • *LH Mike Kickham (pitched Thursday night).

    Team: Fresno.

    W-L: 2-4.

    ERA: 4.72.

    Comment: Rated by Baseball America as fifth-best prospect in Giants' farm system.



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