Tim Lincecum allowed four hits over seven innings and Bengie Molina hit a three-run homer Tuesday, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 6-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
Resting five regulars against Lincecum, the 2008 NL Cy Young winner, Cubs manager Lou Piniella went with a lineup featuring six players who were in the minors as recently as 2007.
Among those starting for the Cubs was Bobby Scales, a 31-year-old infielder making his big league debut after spending 11 years in the minors.
Scales, who supplements his income by working as a substitute teacher during the offseason, singled in the fifth inning and later
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