The Pittsburgh Pirates (12-14) take on the Texas Rangers (14-13) in a two-game set in Texas. Jordan Lyles will go up against former Pirates prospect Adrian Sampson. Lyles allowed four runs over five innings in his last start, after giving up just one run in his first three starts. Sampson has a 4.50 ERA, a 1.45 WHIP and 14 strikeouts in 22 innings, covering two starts and four relief appearances. His last two outings have been in relief and he combined for four shutout innings in those games.
Here are the lineups, with Starling Marte back in there for the Pirates:
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Back home against the Buccos.
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