The lineup: Josh Harrison RF, Neil Walker 2B, Cutch CF, Ike Davis 1B, Russ Martin C, Pedro 3B, Starling Marte LF, Clint Barmes SS and Cole P.
The game starts at 10:10 and will be on Root Sports and 93.7 The Fan.
- Neil Walker has a nine game hitting streak goin' on.
- Jared Hughes has stranded all 12 of his inherited runners this season. Since the beginning of last year, just 3-of-29 inherited runners have scored against him.
- Speaking of streaks, the Pirates have lost nine games in a row at Chavez Ravine, their longest current road losing stretch. They go into tonight's game with the worst road record (7-16) in baseball.
- RHP Vance Worley, another veteran rehab project, K'ed 10 for Indy last night in eight innings to pick up a 5-2 win.
- OF Chris Dickerson, who has been on fire at Indy, left the game with a sore hammy; the extent of the injury is unknown.
- The Pirates lost RHP Phil Irwin to the Rangers, who claimed him after he was DFA'ed.
- Ex-Bucs: After 1,000+ games in the minors, Jamie Romak got his first MLB at-bat last night as a member of the Dodgers. He grounded out, but still a big moment.