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Jeanmar Gomez to Start on Sunday

Jeanmar Gomez to Start on Sunday

Jeanmar Gomez will start on Sunday. Photo Credit: David Hague

Jeanmar Gomez's start last night appears to have bought him an additional start. Michael Sanserino reports that the right-hander will also get the start on Sunday.

https://twitter.com/msanserino/status/332141494628659202

I went over the options to replace James McDonald yesterday, and noted that Gomez and Andy Oliver seemed to be the best bets. Gomez definitely made a strong case for himself last night, although it was against the Mariners. Then again, Sunday's start is against the Mets, so it's not like he'll be going up against a difficult lineup. The Pirates will be going up against a difficult pitcher, with Matt Harvey expected to start that game....

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