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Andrew McCutchen is a late scratch from today’s lineup. The Pirates’ centerfielder reinjured his right shoulder on Wednesday night while making a leaping catch against the outfield fence, and the injury flared up this afternoon during batting practice. Jose Tabata took his spot in the lineup. McCutchen is listed as day to day.
A few notes before the game tonight… -Neil Walker has a concussion from his collision with Ryan Church yesterday. Walker will at least miss the rest of the Oakland series,… Read more
I came to a realization last night as I was doing the game recap for the Indianapolis Indians. With Pedro Alvarez getting called up by the Pittsburgh Pirates today, there… Read more
Welcome to the PLC live blog of the major league debut for Brad Lincoln and Jose Tabata. I am using the Cover It Live software, but I will only be providing occasional updates. If you are looking for a full-blown chat, Raise the Jolly Roger is the place to go.
I will kick things off around 6:45 PM.
As long-suffering Pirates fans, we are desperate for some sort of hope. With an awful major league team, that hope generally resides in the minor leagues. Brad Lincoln and Jose Tabata, the first of three prospects labeled by some as “The Big Three” before the season, are making their major league debuts tonight. With Pedro Alvarez knocking on the door, it is easy for us as fans to get caught up in the excitement of these potential tides of change. But it is important to keep our expectations reasonable.