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The Giants made official what became apparent Monday night. Derek Holland, and not scheduled starter Johnny Cueto, will pitch against the Cubs on Tuesday night. Cueto will get Wednesday’s series finale.

When the move first was hinted after Monday’s 2-1, 11-inning win, a lot of fans jumped to the conclusion, and logically so, that something else happened to Cueto’s elbow, or this was a reaction to his first start off the disabled list, when he came out throwing 86 mph and allowed five runs in the first two innings.

That’s a good question for manager Bruce Bochy, but the guess here is that Holland’s start was always planned. …continue reading here…