The Marlins come to town tonight. RHP Ricky Nolasco (9-10, 4.39) will tangle with Ross the Boss Ohlendorf (0-1, 6.35) at 7:05 PM. Root Sports will televise the game.
Lineup: Alex Presley LF, Neil Walker 2B, Andrew McCutchen CF, Derrek Lee 1B, Ryan Doumit C, Ryan Ludwick RF, Josh Harrison 3B, Pedro Ciriaco SS, Ross Ohlendorf P.
Ciriaco gets the start at short and Harrison at third.
- When the Pirates trot out Jeff Locke to pitch tomorrow, he'll become the 51st player Pittsburgh has used this season, tying the record for most players set last year.
- Jeff Karstens will rejoin the rotation Tuesday.
- OK, Evan Meek has been back since Tuesday, Clint. Use him already!
- Matt Hague, Gorkys Hernandez, Bryan Morris,Kyle McPherson and Justin Wilson are all in Pittsburgh. They're not being added to the roster, but here to be coached up a little and experience the Pirate routine.
- Bradenton lost the rubber match of their Class A playoff semifinal 4-3 in ten innings to St. Lucie last nite. Two walks and a two-out single did them in.