Just a few quick things before we get started at PNC Park (since I planned poorly for traffic and arrived later than I would have liked):

First, tonight's lineups --

Cincinnati (5-4, tied for 1st National League Central)
1. Choo cf
2. Heisey lf
3. Votto 1b
4. Phillips 2b
5. Bruce rf
6. Hannahan 3b
7. Cozart ss
8. Mesoraco c
9. Leake p

Pittsburgh (3-6, tied for 3rd National League Central)
1. Marte lf
2. Walker 2b
3. McCutchen cf
4. Jones 1b
5. Martin c
6. Alvarez 3b
7. Snider rf
8. Barmes ss
9. Burnett p

Worth noting -- Garrett Jones is at first base tonight. Russell Martin is hitting fifth and Pedro Alvarez is hitting sixth. I imagine that's a result of their slow starts at the plate and the move is just something to try and get them going.

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