Lincecum was struck on his knee by a line drive hit by Oakland's Daric Barton last Friday.
• Posey' game-winning home run Monday traveled 453 feet -- the longest of his career -- according to ESPN's home run tracker. Previously, Posey's longest drive traveled 443 feet on July 13, 2012, against Houston at AT&T Park.
• Before Monday, the Giants last won a season opener on the road after trailing by at least four runs in 1941. Facing a 4-0 deficit at Ebbets Field, the Giants surged back to triumph, 6-4.
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