The game begins at 4:05 and will be aired on Root Sports and 93.7 The Fan.
Pirate lineup: Jose Tabata LF, Neil Walker 2B, Andrew McCutchen CF, Pedro Alvarez 3B, Russ Martin C, Garrett Jones 1B, Andrew Lambo RF, Jordy Mercer SS and AJ Burnett P.
Giant lineup: Gregor Blanco CF, Brandon Crawford SS, Buster Posey C, Brandon Belt 1B, Hunter Pence RF, Pablo Sandoval 3B, Roger Kieschnick LF, Joaquin Arias 2B and Ryan Vogelsong P.
- The Pirates are tied for first place with the Cardinals coming into today after spending the last 42 days in sole possession of the top spot in the NL Central.
- The Bucs have a road record of 34-31, equaling their road victories in 2012. In 2010, John Russell's last season, the Pirates won just 17 road games.
- Russ Martin has thrown out a MLB leading 32 baserunners. Pittsburgh’s catchers have combined to throw out 38 baserunners this year. Last year, Pirate receivers threw out 19 wanna-bes for the entire season. Opponents have stolen 74 bases so far this year; they swiped 154 last season.
- Travis Snider went 2-for-4 with an RBI last night for Indy on rehab. He's hitting a combined .278 with three RBI and three runs scored in five games between Altoona and Indianapolis.
- Wandy is slated to get an MRI for Dr. Andrews on Tuesday.