Kyle McPherson takes the hill as the Pirates face the Twins in Fort Myers at 1:05. Here's the lineup:
Alex Presley CF
Jordy Mercer SS
Travis Snider RF
Jerry Sands DH
Garrett Jones 1B
Matt Hague 3B
Tony Sanchez C
Felix Pie LF
Anderson Hernandez 2B
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