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Game Thread: Ivan Nova leads Pirates vs. Justin Verlander

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Tiger Stadium
The game isn’t being played here. Remember when Brant Brown hit one over the roof, though?
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Ivan Nova looks to get back on track, facing Justin Verlander and the Tigers as the series shifts to Detroit for a 7:10 game tonight.

The lineups:

Pirates

  1. Starling Marte, LF
  2. Adam Frazier, 2B
  3. Andrew McCutchen, CF
  4. Josh Bell, DH
  5. Josh Harrison, 3B
  6. Gregory Polanco, RF
  7. Jordy Mercer, SS
  8. John Jaso, 1B
  9. Francisco Cervelli, C

Ivan Nova, P

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Tigers

  1. Ian Kinsler, 2B
  2. Jim Adduci, RF
  3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B
  4. Nick Castellanos, 3B
  5. Mikie Mahtook, CF
  6. Victor Martinez, DH
  7. John Hicks, C
  8. Andrew Romine, LF
  9. Jose Iglesias, SS

Justin Verlander, P