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Game Thread: Jordan Luplow makes debut as Pirates face Padres

Arizona Diamondbacks v San Diego Padres Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Power-hitting outfielder Jordan Luplow has officially been called up to the Major League club and will make his debut with the Pirates, playing right field and batting seventh against Padres lefthander Travis Wood in tonight’s 10:10 series opener in San Diego.

Wood is making his Padres debut, having joined them in a trade from Kansas City this week. Righty Chad Kuhl goes for the Pirates.

The lineups:


  1. Starling Marte, LF
  2. Josh Harrison, 2B
  3. Andrew McCutchen, CF
  4. David Freese, 3B
  5. Josh Bell, 1B
  6. Francisco Cervelli, C
  7. Jordan Luplow, RF
  8. Jordy Mercer, SS
  9. Chad Kuhl, P

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  1. Manuel Margot, CF
  2. Carlos Asuaje, 2B
  3. Wil Myers, 1B
  4. Hector Sanchez, C
  5. Jose Pirela, LF
  6. Cory Spangenberg, 3B
  7. Jabari Blash, RF
  8. Allen Cordoba, SS
  9. Travis Wood, P