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Before the game, the Giants formally presented the 2008 NL Cy Young award to Tim Lincecum. Mike McCormick, the only other San Francisco Giants pitcher to win the award, spoke to the crowd before Lincecum made a brief speech.
"Lastly and always, I just want to thank my dad," said Lincecum, who only made it through a career-low three innings while getting no decision in Tuesday's opener.
Notes: Johnson is the oldest pitcher to start a game for the Giants, surpassing Warren Spahn, who was 44 in 1965. He's their oldest player since 49-year-old Arlie Latham played four games for the New York Giants in 1909. ... Recently released Giants OF Dave Roberts was in the park in his new role as a member of the media, working on broadcasts in the Bay Area and San Diego. ... Gallardo made his major league debut against the Giants on June 18, 2007. He hit his first two career homers in August 2007 near the close of his solid rookie season. ... Giants LF Fred Lewis made an exceptional diving catch on Kendall's sinking liner in the seventh.
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