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Game thread: Ivan Nova, Pirates go for sweep

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Before the game today, the Pirates recalled A.J. Schugel from Indianapolis, clearing the way for him by optioning Adam Frazier to Bristol. Frazier isn't actually going to suit up for Bristol, of course -- Bristol's season ends September 1, so the Pirates will be able to bring Frazier back when rosters expand without waiting the usual ten days.

Anyway, here are the lineups for today's game, in which the Pirates will go for a sweep at Miller Park beginning at 2:10.

Josh Harrison 2B
John Jaso 1B
Andrew McCutchen CF
Gregory Polanco RF
Starling Marte LF
David Freese 3B
Francisco Cervelli C
Jordy Mercer SS
Ivan Nova P

Jonathan Villar 3B
Scooter Gennett 2B
Hernan Perez RF
Chris Carter 1B
Kirk Nieuwenhuis CF
Domingo Santana LF
Orlando Arcia SS
Manny Pina C
Chase Anderson P