The Pirates and Twins are getting ready to play a B-game at Pirate City. I'll be live blogging for as long as my battery holds out.
The lineup for the Pirates:
1. Starling Marte CF
2. Josh Harrison SS
3. Nick Evans RF
4. Matt Hague 3B
5. Garrett Jones DH
6. Jeff Clement 1B
7. Robbie Grossman LF
8. Michael McKenry C
9. Jordy Mercer 2B
Chris Leroux will start for the Pirates. Following Leroux are Duke Welker, Evan Meek, Jose Diaz, Mike Crotta and Daniel Cabrera.
UPDATE 10:11 AM: The game is underway. Leroux got two quick outs, with a fly out to left, then a 1-3 groundout after he knocked down a comebacker to the mound. Matt Hague showed some trouble at third, failing to pick a grounder to his left. The ball rolled to Josh Harrison, who made the throw from short, but couldn't get ...
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