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Gamethread: Edinson Volquez gets first start

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Here's the Pirates' lineup as they face Adam Wainwright and the Cardinals at 1:35.

Starling Marte LF
Jose Tabata RF
Andrew McCutchen CF
Pedro Alvarez 3B
Neil Walker 2B
Gaby Sanchez 1B
Tony Sanchez C
Clint Barmes SS
Edinson Volquez P

I'm sure this is happening primarily because it's a day game and because it's a Sunday, but Tabata and Gaby Sanchez can't love the fact that they've been sitting against righty after righty, and then they both finally get a start -- against Adam Wainwright, an excellent righty with a filthy curveball. Everything about this matchup screams, "Good luck, Pirates," but you know what they say about any given Sunday. Well, no, that's football, but you get my point.