Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Tonight's Scorecards

The Bucco lineup against the Bronx Bombers:

The Lineup: Andrew McCutchen CF, Chase d’Arnaud 2B, Pedro Alvarez 3B, Matt Diaz LF, Garrett Jones RF, Steve Pearce 1B, Chris Snyder C, Pedro Ciriaco SS and Kevin Correia P.

The Pitchers: Kevin Correia, Charlie Morton, Aaron Thompson, Tony Watson and Justin Thomas.

Game time is 7:05 in Tampa. Corriea will start against the Yankees' Bartolo Colon, and the game will be broadcast on FM Newstalk 104.7 and the Pirates Radio Network. Coverage begins at 7:00 PM.

-- Hurdle isn't afraid to shake and bake the spring lineup. McCutch is leading off, Pedro is batting third, and Matt Diaz is clean-up. We like that he's giving Steve Pearce and Pedro Ciriaco some quality time against the real Yankees, too, instead of bringing them in at the end against the NY rag-tags.

He also has Morton penciled in early so he'll go against the MLB lineup.

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