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Game Thread: Pirates look to start a winning streak

Arizona Diamondbacks v Pittsburgh Pirates Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

Jameson Taillon squares off with old Cardinals pest Shelby Miller at 2:05 today in Arlington, a quick turnaround after the Pirates snapped an eight-game losing streak Tuesday night.

Elias Diaz is catching today after filling in for Francisco Cervelli after Cervelli got hit in the left hand by a pitch early in Tuesday’s game. According to’s Adam Berry, Cervelli’s initial exam showed no fractures. No roster move has been announced. Jacob Stallings is starting in Triple-A Indianapolis’ game this afternoon, and catcher Steven Baron is with the Pirates in Arlington.

The full lineups:


  1. Adam Frazier, 2B
  2. Starling Marte, CF
  3. Gregory Polanco, DH
  4. Josh Bell, 1B
  5. Melky Cabrera, RF
  6. Colin Moran, 3B
  7. Bryan Reynolds, LF
  8. Elias Diaz, C
  9. Cole Tucker, SS

Jameson Taillon, P

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  1. Shin-Soo Choo, DH
  2. Rougned Odor, 2B
  3. Elvis Andrus, SS
  4. Nomar Mazara, RF
  5. Joey Gallo, LF
  6. Asdrubal Cabrera, 3B
  7. Danny Santana, 1B
  8. Jeff Mathis, C
  9. Delino DeShields Jr., CF

Shelby Miller, P