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  • San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws against the Texas Rangers during the first inning in an exhibition spring training baseball game, Monday, March 11, 2013, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

The Giants lead the NL with 12 triples in 16 games. San Francisco led the majors with 57 triples last season, the first time the Giants topped that category since 1973.

Giants RHP Tim Lincecum, sidelined his past two starts because of a blister on the middle finger of right hand, will return to action Tuesday night against San Diego.

Oakland RHP Fernando Rodriguez left Monday's game with right elbow tightness. He faced just one batter before being removed.

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