Giants Vs. Pirates: Brandon Wood Back In Lineup, This Time At Shortstop

Brandon Wood will start at shortstop and bat eighth Tuesday night as the Pirates take on the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants at PNC Park.

Wood will start in place of Ronny Cedeno. In addition, Jose Tabata gets a day off, and Matt Diaz will start in left field. Here's the lineup:

1. Andrew McCutchen CF

2. Matt Diaz LF

3. Lyle Overbay 1B

4. Neil Walker 2B

5. Garrett Jones RF

6. Ryan Doumit C

7. Pedro Alvarez 3B

8. Brandon Wood SS

9. Charlie Morton P

The Giants' starter will be Matt Cain, who has a 3.42 ERA and 16 strikeouts in 23.2 innings pitched so far this year. Former Pirate Freddy Sanchez will be in the second spot in the order and will play second base. 

Morton is coming off his worst start of the season, in which he allowed six runs in five innings against the Marlins on Wednesday. His previous start was a complete-game win against the Cincinnati Reds.

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