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Pirates Set Their Playoff Roster For the Wild Card Round

Pirates Set Their Playoff Roster For the Wild Card Round

The Pittsburgh Pirates released their one game Wild Card playoff roster today. We previewed what the roster could look like yesterday. The only question up in the air has been answered: Travis Snider takes the final spot as the fifth outfielder. Below is the roster.

Pitchers (9)

Francisco Liriano - Starter

Gerrit Cole

Jason Grilli

Mark Melancon

Tony Watson

Justin Wilson

Jeanmar Gomez

Vin Mazzaro

Bryan Morris

Catchers (3)

Russell Martin

John Buck

Tony Sanchez

Infielders (8)

Justin Morneau

Garrett Jones

Gaby Sanchez

Neil Walker

Josh Harrison

Jordy Mercer

Clint Barmes

Pedro Alvarez

Outfielders (5)

Starling Marte

Andrew McCutchen

Marlon Byrd

Jose Tabata

Travis Snider...

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