The Houston Astros and Pittsburgh Pirates are set to kick off a four-game set at Minute Maid Park on Thursday evening in Houston and both clubs have released their starting lineups for the first game in the series.
First off, the lineups for the home team, the Astros:
#Astros lineup for tonight's game vs. Pittsburgh. @kidkeuchy on the mound for Houston. #RootRootRoot twitter.com/astros/status/…— Houston Astros (@astros) July 26, 2012
And now the lineups for the visiting Pirates:
Tonight's lineup in Houston: Marte 7 Walker 4, McCutchen 8, Jones 9, McGehee 3, Alvarez 5, Barajas 2, Barmes 6, Burnett 1— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 26, 2012
First pitch for tonight's lineup will be at 8:05 p.m. ET
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